Legislators Re-Introduce Bill To Make Radio Stations Pay For Music
Legislators Re-Introduce Bill to Make Radio Stations Pay For Music
The Fair Play, Fair Pay Act, originally introduced in 2015, is back on the table.
A bipartisan group of legislators led by Reps. Jerry Nadler (D-NY) and Marsha Blackburn (R-TN) have reintroduced the Fair Play Fair Pay Act, a bill that would establish a public performance right for sound recordings on terrestrial radio, forcing stations to pay labels and artists.
Joining Nadler and Blackburn in reviving the bill, originally introduced in 2015, were Reps. John Conyers, Jr. (D-MI), Darrell Issa (R-CA), Ted Deutch (D-FL) and Tom Rooney (R-FL).
If the bill passes, and is signed into law by President Trump, it would …