House Judiciary Committee to Review Music Licensing Rules

The House Judiciary Committee next week will continue its review of copyright law with a second hearing on music licensing rules.  Radio will be given a seat at the witness table to make the case against attempts to create a new performance royalty right on over-the-air broadcasting. The hearing will be online here next Wednesday at 10 a.m. ET. Additionally, information from the NRB Music License Committees on the state of music licensing is available here. Currently, a majority of House members have signed legislation opposing a new performance tax.

Published: June 20, 2014