COVID-19 Procedures: All business with the Commission should be through electronic filing systems, email, or by telephone. For public health safety, in-person visits to SCC offices are suspended. Filings or other deliveries are permitted by drop off at main entrance. On-site staff is minimal and processing of such deliveries may be delayed.
Section 59.1-461 of the Code of Virginia requires certain performing rights societies to file for public inspection with the Commission (i) a certified copy of each form of performing rights contract or license agreement providing for the payment of royalties made available from such performing rights society to any Virginia proprietor; (ii) the most current available list of such performing rights society’s members or affiliates; and (iii) the most current available listing of the copyrighted musical works in such performing rights society’s repertory. For information about inspecting information filed pursuant to this Code section, please contact the Clerk’s Office at (804) 371-9733 or toll-free in Virginia at 1-866-722-2551.
To view the search pages for the music associations, please select one of the following:
ASCAP - American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers
BMI - Broadcast Music Inc.
SESAC - Sesac Inc.