The US Senate unanimously approved the 2018 Musical Modernization Act (S.2334) to regulate and legalize the first reform of music licenses in 2018. The same edition of the House of Representatives unanimously agreed in April. This bill will now be reconsidered by the House of Representatives and finally signed by President Trump. The Senate was the last big hurdle because both are likely to occur.
The Music Modernization Act is widely supported by artists, songwriters, and all other departments of the music industry (and many government officials), but there were opposition from the summer. Harry Fox agency of the machine licensing company is strongly influenced by the bill, and Sirius XM and music choice have submitted bills for the Blackstone Group. The Blackstone group's problem found a solution, but the controversy between Sirius XM and Music Choice was still a foreground. Sirius XM is against the part of a bill called class law, which is legally responsible for paying copyright to songwriters and artists in recordings before 1972.
After Orrin Hatch (R – UT) Senator (songwriter himself who was an avid defender of MMA), the bill was revised to Orrin G. Hatch Music Modernization Act,
This bill reorganizes Article 115 of the US copyright law,
- The Music Modern Act of Music Act streamlines music licensing and makes it easier for payers of rights holders when music is being broadcast online.
- CLASSICS Act for registration before 1972 (Artists' remuneration for songs, services, and significant contributions to society).
Improve royalty payment when producers and engineers of sound exchanges use recordings on satellites and online radio (or allocate music producer law). This is especially the first lt; lt; …
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