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                                                          Calendar No. 414
                   115TH CONGRESS                                      REPORT
                      2d Session               SENATE                  115-261





                          MARRAKESH TREATY IMPLEMENTATION ACT



                                     JUNE 4, 2018.-Ordered to be printed



                          Mr. GRASSLEY,  from the Committee on the Judiciary,
                                        submitted the following


                                           REPORT

                                           [To accompany S. 2559]

                             [Including cost estimate of the Congressional Budget Office]
                     The  Committee  on the Judiciary, to which was referred the bill
                   (S. 2559) to amend title 17, United States Code, to implement the
                   Marrakesh  Treaty, and  for other purposes, having considered the
                   same,  reports favorably thereon, without  amendment,   and rec-
                   ommends   that the bill do pass.
                                              CONTENTS
                                                                                Page
                      I. Background and Purpose of the Marrakesh Treaty Implementation Act  1
                      II. History of the Bill and Committee Consideration  .......................................  4
                    III. Section-by-Section  Summary  of the Bill  ....................................................  5
                    IV. Congressional Budget Office Cost Estimate  ..............................................  7
                    V.  Regulatory  Im pact Evaluation  ......................................................................  8
                    V I. C onclusion  ......................................................................................................  8
                    VII. Changes to Existing Law Made by the Bill, as Reported ...........................  8
                        I. BACKGROUND  AND PURPOSE  OF THE MARRAKESH   TREATY
                                         IMPLEMENTATION   ACT
                                            A. BACKGROUND
                     The  Marrakesh  Treaty to Facilitate Access to Published Works
                   for Persons by Visually Impaired Persons and  Persons with Print
                   Disabilities (hereinafter the Marrakesh Treaty) concluded at Mar-
                   rakesh, Morocco, on June 28, 2013, under the auspices of the World
                   Intellectual Property Organization. The Marrakesh Treaty was ne-
                   gotiated to address the global shortage of books and other texts in
                   accessible formats such as Braille, large print, specialized digital
                      79-010* (Star Print)

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