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Date General CARP & Licensing Information
Dec. 30, 1999 Copyright Arbitration Royalty Panels; Rule and Regulations, Extension of comment period
Dec. 18, 1998 Proposed Amendments to Regulations Governing Conduct of CARP Proceedings
Jun. 17, 1997 Determination of Statutory License Rates and Terms for Certain
Jun. 2, 1997 Digital Subscriptions...Announcement of the Schedule for the proceeding
May 16, 1995 Digital Audio Recording Devices and Media—Access to and Confidentiality of Statements of Account
Nov. 29, 1994 Copyright Arbitration Royalty Panels—Rules and Regulations
Feb. 7, 1995 Copyright Arbitration Royalty Panels; Corrections
Feb. 7, 1995 Copyright Arbitration Royalty Panels; Corrections
Jun. 22, 1994 CARP; Rules and Regulations: Final Rule and Corrections
Apr. 7, 1994 New Post Office Boxes
Dec. 17, 1993 Copyright Royalty Tribunal; Transfer and Adoption of Regulations
Dec. 17, 1993 New Copyright Arbitration Royalty Panels Established

Date Arbitrators
Feb. 1, 2002 CARP; 2002-2003 List of Arbitrator Names Version: PDF, TEXT
Jan. 14, 2000 CARP; 2000-2001 List of Arbitrtor Names Version: PDF, TEXT
May 11, 1999 Payment of Arbitrators; Distribution Proceedings  Version: PDF, TEXT
Feb. 12, 1996 CARP; 1996 List of Arbitrator Names
Dec. 29, 1994 CARP; 1995 List of Arbitrator Names
May 11, 1994 CARP; 1994 List of Arbitrator Names

Date Reports of Copyright Arbitration Royalty Panels
Feb. 20, 2002 Webcasting Rates
Apr. 16, 2001 Phase II Cable Royalty Distribution Report for 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, and 1997 Cable Royalty Funds  Version: PDF
Nov. 17, 2000 Distribution of DART Royalty Funds For 1995, 1996, 1997 and 1998  Version: PDF
  Adjustment of the Rates for Noncommercial Education Broadcasting License, 1998-2002  Version: PDF, Appendix  A, Appendix B

Date Cable
  Statement of Account Forms
Dec. 26, 2001 Distribution of 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996 and 1997 Cable Royalty Funds  Version: PDF, Text
Nov. 20, 2001 Distribution of 1998 and 1999 Cable Royalty Funds  Version: PDF, TEXT
Oct. 2, 2001 Ascertainment of Controversy for 1999 Cable Royalty Funds  Version: PDF, TEXT
Jun. 1, 2001 Cable and Satellite Statutory Licenses, Final rule,  Version: PDF, TEXT
Apr. 26, 2001 Cable and Satellite Statutory Licenses, Notice of proposed rulemaking,  Version: PDF, TEXT
Nov. 1, 2000 Distribution of 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996 and 1997 Cable Royalty Funds, Announcement of the schedule for the proceeding 65 FR 65335,  Version: PDF, TEXT
Oct. 30, 2000 Adjustment of Cable Statutory License Royalty Rates: Final rule
Oct. 12, 2000 Distribution of 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996 and 1997 Cable Royalty Funds, Initiation of arbitration 65 FR 60690,  Version: PDF, TEXT
Sep. 12, 2000 Adjustment of Cable Statutory License Royalty Rates: Notice of proposed rulemaking
Aug. 15, 2000 Motion of Phase I Cable Claimants for Partial Distribution
Aug. 1, 2000 Distribution of 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996 and 1997 Cable Royalty Funds, Late Filing: PDF
Jun. 22, 2000 Distribution of 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996 and 1997 Cable Royalty Funds, Dismiss Order: PDF
Feb. 28, 2000 Adjustment of Cable Statutory License Royalty Rates
Feb. 11, 2000 Cable Compulsory License; Definition of a Network Station
  Cable Systems Factsheet on ... Royalty Distribution
Dec. 8, 1998 CableCompulsory License: Specialty Station List; Notice of final specialty station list  Version: PDF
May 6, 1996 Eligibility for the Cable Compulsory License
Jan. 31, 1997 Ascertainment of Controversy for 1992, 1993, 1994 and 1995 Satellite Royalty Funds
Jun. 30, 1995 Cable Compulsory License; Specialty Station List (Final)
May 9, 1995 Cable Compulsory License; Specialty Station List
Mar. 13, 1995 Distribution of 1990, 1991, and 1992 Cable Royalty Funds
Jan. 17, 1995 Cable Compulsory License; Specialty Station List
Dec. 29, 1994 Cable Compulsory License; Notice of Inquiry Regarding Merger of Cable Systems ...
Dec. 22, 1994 Cable Compulsory License; Definition of Cable System
Aug. 8, 1994 Cable Compulsory License; Major Television Market List

Date Digital Audio Recording Technology (DART)
Feb. 5, 2002 Filing of Claims for DART Royalty Funds: Waiver of regulation  Version: PDF, TEXT
Feb. 7, 2001 Distribution of 1995, 1996, 1997, and 1998 Digital Audio Recording Technology Royalties, Distribution Order  Version: PDF, TEXT
Nov. 17, 2000 Distribution of DART Royalty Funds For 1995, 1996, 1997 and 1998  Version: PDF
Jul. 6, 2000 Distribution of 1995, 1996, 1997, and 1998 Digital Audio Recording Technology Royalties, Announcement of the schedule for the proceeding  Version: PDF, TEXT
Jun. 14, 2000 Distribution of 1995, 1996, 1997, and 1998 Digital Audio Recording Technology Royalties, Suspension of proceeding  Version: PDF, TEXT
Apr.10, 2000 Distribution of 1995, 1996, 1997, and 1998 Digital Audio Recording Technology Royalties, Initiation of arbitration  Version: PDF, TEXT
May 4, 1999 Ascertainment of Controversy for the Distribution of the 1995, 1996, 1997, and 1998 Digital Audio Recording Royalty Funds, Notice with request for comments  Version: PDF, TEXT
Nov. 14, 1994 Digital Audio Recording Technology (DART) Factsheet
Dec. 1, 1995 Representation for Claiming Dart Royalties in Musical Works
May 16, 1995 Digital Audio Recording Devices and Media- Access to and Confidentiality of Statements of Account
Mar. 6, 1995 Ascertainment of Controversy for 1994 Digital Audio Recording Royalty Funds
Dec. 1, 1994 Representation for Claiming Dart Royalties in Musical Works
Jul. 7, 1994 Consolidation of 1992, 1993 and 1994 Digital Audio Recording Distribution Proceedings
May 9, 1994 1992 and 1993 Digital Audio Recording Royalty Funds; Motions and Objections
Feb. 22, 1994 Ascertainment of Controversy for 1992 and 1993 Digital Audio Recording Royalty Funds
Feb. 1, 1994 Digital Audio Recording Devices and Media; Statements of Account

Date Digital Performance Right In Sound Recording
Apr. 15, 2002 Notice and Recordkeeping for Use of Sound Recordings Under Statutory License: Announcement of public roundtable  Version: PDF, TEXT
Mar. 8, 2002 Notice and Recordkeeping for Use of Sound Recordings Under Statutory License: Extension of comment period  Version: PDF, TEXT
Feb. 7, 2002 Notice and Recordkeeping for Use of Sound Recordings Under Statutory License  Version: PDF, TEXT
Jan. 30, 2002 Digital Performance Right in Sound Recordings and Ephemeral Recordings: Initiation of voluntary negotiation period  Version: PDF, TEXT
Nov. 20, 2001 Digital Performance Right in Sound Recordings Rate Adjustment Proceedings  Version: PDF, TEXT
Sep. 27, 2001 Determination of Reasonable Rates and Terms for the Digital Performance of Sound Recordings: Extension of comment period to 10/12/01  Version: PDF, TEXT
Jul. 23, 2001 Digital Performance Rights in Sound Recordings and Ephemeral Recordings; Initiation of arbitration and announcement of the schedule for the proceeding  Version: PDF, TEXT
Feb. 12, 2001 New Subscription Services and the Digital Performance Right in Sound Recordings; Initiation of voluntary negotiation period  Version: PDF, TEXT
Jan. 9, 2001 Adjustment of Rates and Terms for the Digital Performance of Sound Recordings; Notice of negotiation period and request for notification  Version: PDF, TEXT
  Rulemakings and Related Actions Concerning Webcasting during 2000
Dec. 11, 2000 Digital Performance Right in Sound Recordings and Ephemeral Recordings: Notices of intent to participate; Announcement of precontroversy discovery schedule  Version: PDF, TEXT
Dec. 11, 2000 Public Performance of Sound Recordings: Definition of a Service: Petition for rulemaking, denial  Version: PDF, TEXT; correction: 65 FR 78434 PDF, TEXT
Dec. 11, 2000 Public Performance of Sound Recordings: Definition of a Service: Final Rule  Version: PDF, TEXT
Sep. 13, 2000 Digital Performance Right in Sound Recordings and Ephemeral Recordings: Petition to Convene Copyright Arbitration Royalty Panel: Notice with a request for comments  Version: PDF, TEXT
Jul. 6, 2000 Public Performance of Sound Recordings: Definition of a Service: Extension of reply comment period  Version: PDF, TEXT
May 23, 2000 Public Performance of Sound Recordings: Definition of a Service: Notice of inquiry  Version: PDF, TEXT
Apr. 17, 2000 Petition of Digital Media Association (DiMA)  for rulemaking to address scope of definition of "service" as distinct from "interactive service" under 17 U.S.C. 114(j)(7)  Version: PDF
Apr. 5, 2000 Public Performance of Sound Recordings: Definition of a Service: Request for Comments  Version: PDF, TEXT
Mar. 16, 2000 Public Performance of Sound Recordings: Definition of a Service: Notice of proposed rulemaking  Version: PDF, TEXT
Mar. 1, 2000 Petition of Recording Industry Association of America for rulemaking to address scope of "broadcast transmission" exemption in 17 U.S.C. 114(d)(1)(A) and statutory licenses in 17 U.S.C. 112(e) and 114(d)(2)  Version: PDF
Jan. 14, 2000 Docket No. 99-6 CARP DTRA: Examples of discovery orders in prior CARP proceedings.
PDF: DSTRA   DSTRAa   NCBRA   CD 90-92   CD 90-92a   CD 90-92b   SRA
Jan. 13, 2000 Digital Performance Right in Sound Recordings and Ephemeral Recordings: Initiation of voluntary negotiation period.  Version: PDF, TEXT
Nov. 26, 1999 Notice and Recordkeeping for Nonsubscription Digital Transmissions: Interim rule amendment  Version: PDF, TEXT
Sep. 27, 1999 Digital Performance Right in Sound Recordings and Ephemeral Recordings: Notice with a request for comments  Version: PDF, TEXT
Sep. 20, 1999 Notice and Recordkeeping for Nonsubscription Digital Transmissions: Interim rule amendment  Version: PDF, TEXT
Nov. 27, 1998 Digital Performance Right in Sound Recordings and Ephemeral Recordings; Final rule and initiation of voluntary negotiation period  Version: PDF
Nov. 27, 1998 Recordkeeping for Making & Distributing Phonorecords; Reopening of reply comment period

Date Digital Phonorecord Deliveries
  Initial Comments on Effect of the RIAA/NMPA/HFA Agreement on Inquiry into Digital Phonorecord Deliveries
Jul. 20, 1999 U.S. Copyright Office, Digital Phonorecord Delivery Rate Adjustment Proceeding
64 FR 38861, July 20, 1999  Version: PDF, TEXT

Date Satellite
Jan. 22, 2001 Ascertainment of Controversy for the 2000 Satellite Royalty Funds: Request for notices of intention to participate PDF, TEXT
Nov. 23, 2001 Ascertainment of Controversy for the 2000 and 2001 Satellite Royalty Funds: Suspension of filing deadline and request for comments: PDF, TEXT
Nov. 6, 2001 MPAA Motion: PDF
Oct. 30, 2001 Ascertainment of Controversy for the 2000 and 2001 Satellite Royalty Funds: Notice with request for comments and notices of intention to participate: PDF, TEXT
Oct. 2, 2001 Ascertainment of Controversy for 1999 Cable Royalty Funds  Version: PDF, TEXT
Jun. 1, 2001 Cable and Satellite Statutory Licenses, Final rule,  Version: PDF, TEXT
Apr. 26, 2001 Cable and Satellite Statutory Licenses, Notice of proposed rulemaking,  Version: PDF, TEXT
Sep. 15, 2000 Motion of Phase I Cable Claimants for Partial Distribution
Dec. 27, 1999 Satellite Network Television Factsheet
Dec. 22, 1999 Rate Adjustment of the Satellite Carrier Statutory License: Final Rule  Version: PDF, TEXT
Dec. 20, 1999 Satellite Carrier Statutory License; Definition of Unserved Household: Notice of Termination  Version: PDF, TEXT
May 26, 1999 Distribution of 1992, 1993, 1994, and 1995 Satellite Royalty Funds, Notice of termination of proceeding.  Version: PDF, TEXT
May 18, 1999 Distribution of 1992, 1993, 1994, and 1995 Satellite Royalty Funds, Initiation of arbitration.  Version: PDF, TEXT
May 11, 1999 Distribution of 1992, 1993, 1994, and 1995 Satellite Royalty Funds Version: PDF, TEXT
Nov. 20, 1994 Satellite Carriers Factsheet on filing Claims for Royalty Distributions

Date Non-Commercial Broadcasting
Apr. 1, 2002 Noncommercial Educational Broadcasting Compulsory License: Announcement of voluntary negotiation period, precontroversy discovery schedule, and request for Notices of Intent to Participate  Version: PDF, TEXT
Nov. 30, 2001 Cost of Living Adjustment for Performance of Musical Compositions by Colleges and Universities: Final rule Version: PDF, TEXT
Dec. 1, 2000 Cost of Living Adjustment for Performance of Musical Compositions by Colleges and Universities  Version: PDF, TEXT
Jul. 22, 1998 Report of the Copyright Arbitration Royalty Panel  Version: PDF, Appendix A,  Appendix B
Feb. 2, 1998 Adjustment of the Rates for Noncommercial Educational Broadcasting Compulsory License  Version: PDF, TEXT
Jan. 14, 1998 Noncommercial Educational Broadcasting Compulsory License  Version: PDF, TEXT
Dec. 2, 1998 Cost of Living Adjustment for Performance of Musical Compositions  Version: PDF
Dec. 16, 1997 Noncommercial Educational Broadcasting Compulsory License
Dec. 1, 1995 Cost of Living Adjustment for Performance of Musical Compositions by Colleges and Universities
Nov. 17, 1994 Cost of Living Adjustment for Performance of Musical Compositions by Colleges and Universities

Date Mechanical Royalty Rate
Current Royalty Rate
(Jan. 1, 2002—Dec. 31, 2003):
8.0 cents or 1.55 cents per minute of playing time or fraction thereof, whichever is greater
  See royalty rates for other years
Jan. 31, 2002 Mechanical and Digital Phonorecord Delivery Compulsory License: Extension of comment period  Version: PDF, TEXT
Dec. 14, 2001 Mechanical and Digital Phonorecord Delivery Compulsory License: Request for comment  Version: PDF, TEXT
Mar. 9, 2001 Mechanical and Digital Phonorecord Delivery Compulsory License: Notice of Inquiry  Version: PDF, TEXT
Feb. 9, 1999 Mechanical and Digital Phonorecord Delivery Rate Adjustment Proceeding, Final Regulations (February 9, 1999)
Dec. 24, 1998 Mechanical License and Digital Phonorecord Deliveries
Feb. 13, 1998 Mechanical and Digital Phonorecord Delivery Rate Adjustment Proceeding, Final Regulations (February 13, 1998)
Nov. 1, 1995 Cost of Living Adjustment of the Mechanical Royalty Rate

Date Section 114 Remand Documents
(Proposed regulations that would govern the RIAA collective when it functions as the designated agent receiving royalty payments and statements of accounts)
Oct. 10, 2001 Determination of Reasonable Rates and Terms for the Digital Performance of Sound Recordings: Extension of comment period to Oct. 17, 2001  Version: PDF, TEXT
Sep. 21, 2001 Determination of Reasonable Rates and Terms for the Digital Performance of Sound Recordings: Extension of comment period to Sept. 28, 2001  Version: PDF, TEXT
Sep. 4, 2001 Determination of Reasonable Rates and Terms for the Digital Performance of Sound Recordings: Extension of comment period to Sept. 19, 2001  Version: PDF, TEXT
Jul. 23, 2001 Requests for comments on proposed regulations  Version: PDF, TEXT
Jun. 22, 2001 Letter Regarding RIAA Petition  Version: PDF
Apr. 17, 2001 Memorandum in Support of RIAA Petition to Establish Terms Governing the RIAA Collective  Version: PDF
Apr. 17, 2001 RIAA Petition to Establish Terms Governing the RIAA Collective and to Suspend CARP Proceedings  Version: PDF

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