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[Federal Register: January 20, 1999 (Volume 64, Number 12)]

[Proposed Rules]               

[Page 3055]

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LIBRARY OF CONGRESS



Copyright Office



37 CFR Part 251



[Docket No. 98-3A CARP]



 

Copyright Arbitration Royalty Panels; Rules and Regulations



ACTION: Extension of comment period.



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SUMMARY: The Copyright Office of the Library of Congress is extending 

the comment period on proposed amendments to the regulations governing 

the conduct of royalty distribution and rate adjustment proceedings 

prescribed by the Copyright Royalty Tribunal Reform Act of 1993.



DATES: Written comments are due March 22, 1999. Reply comments are due 

April 5, 1999.



ADDRESSES: If sent by mail, an original and 10 copies of written 

comments should be addressed to Office of the General Counsel, 

Copyright Arbitration Royalty Panel (CARP), P.O. Box 70977, Southwest 

Station, Washington, D.C. 20024. If delivered by hand, an original and 

10 copies should be brought to: Office of the General Counsel, 

Copyright Office, Room LM-403, James Madison Memorial Building, 101 

Independence Avenue, S.E., Washington, D.C. 20559-6000.



FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Contact David O. Carson, General 

Counsel, or Tanya Sandros, Attorney-Advisor. Telephone: (202) 707-8380. 

Telefax: (202) 252-3423.



SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On December 18, 1998, the Copyright Office 

published a notice of proposed rulemaking seeking comments on proposed 

amendments to the regulations governing the conduct of royalty 

distribution and rate adjustment proceedings prescribed by the 

Copyright Royalty Tribunal Reform Act of 1993 (the Act), Public Law 

103-198, 17 Stat. 2304. 63 FR 70080 (December 18, 1998). Comments to 

the proposed changes were due to be filed on January 19, 1999; reply 

comments were due to be filed on February 16, 1999.

    The Office, however, has decided to extend the deadline for filing 

comments by a period of 45 days beginning from the date of publication 

of this notice. The Office takes this action in response to a motion to 

extend the comment period by 45 days until March 5, 1999. The moving 

parties argue that additional time is needed in order to address 

adequately the specific proposals in the December 18 notice as well the 

Office's invitation to provide comment on procedural and substantive 

issues not covered by those proposals. It is further argued that since 

several of the moving parties are actively involved in ongoing Office 

proceedings, the moving parties have been unable to devote the time 

necessary to provide the Office with useful and comprehensive comments. 

After considering the arguments set forth in the motion, the Office 

grants the motion to extend the comment period. The Office sets the 

extended deadline for filing comments 45 days from publication of this 

notice in the Federal Register in order to afford all interested 

parties sufficient time in which to file their comments. Consequently, 

the extended deadline for filing reply comments is set for 75 days from 

publication of this notice in the Federal Register. Parties who have 

previously filed comments may supplement those comments or withdraw 

those comments and resubmit them in accordance with the extended 

deadline for filing comments, if they desire.



    Dated: January 14, 1999.

David O. Carson,

General Counsel.

[FR Doc. 99-1239 Filed 1-19-99; 8:45 am]

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[Federal Register: January 25, 1999 (Volume 64, Number 15)]

[Corrections]               

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LIBRARY OF CONGRESS



Copyright Office



37 CFR Part 251



[Docket No. 98-3A CARP]



 

Copyright Arbitration Royalty Panels; Rules and Regulations



Correction



    In proposed rule document 99-1239, appearing on page 3055, in the 

issue of Wednesday, January 20, 1999, in the second column, in the 

DATES: section, in the second line, ``March 22, 1999'' should read 

``March 8, 1999''.

[FR Doc. C9-1239 Filed 1-22-99; 8:45 am]

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