Music Modernization Act Needs More Co-sponsors

The Music Modernization Act, one of the most important pieces of music legislation to come along in decades easily passed the U.S. House of Representatives and is in the Senate for consideration. Now that SESAC has officially come on board to support the MMA, it's up to the Senate to get it passed. The Music Modernization Act needs more co-sponsors. With more co-sponsors supporting the MMA,  the MMA will help to create a path to an increase in rates for mechanical streams. Low streaming rates have been a sticking point with writers and publishers for several years. While people in certain circles believe [...]

Music Modernization Act Introduced by Congress

Georgia Congressman, Doug Collins, has introduced H.R. 4706, the Music Modernization Act. The act updates licensing for Songwriters, including the issues of streaming. Co-Sponsors of the bill include Hakeem Jeffries (D-NY) Marsha Blackburn (R-TN) and Ted Lieu (D-CA). Support for the bill comes from ASCAP, BMI and NMPA, among other trade organizations. Read Congressman Collins' announcement. #EqualityForSongwriters

2020-01-22T21:26:47+00:00December 22nd, 2017|Songwriters|0 Comments
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