To promote and encourage the valuable public service, disaster relief, and emergency communications provided on a volunteer basis by licensees of the Federal Communications Commission in the Amateur Radio Service, by undertaking a study of the uses of amateur radio for emergency and disaster relief communications, by identifying unnecessary or unreasonable impediments to the deployment of Amateur Radio emergency and disaster relief communications, and by making recommendations for relief of such unreasonable restrictions so as to expand the uses of amateur radio communications in Homeland Security planning and response.
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Apr 29, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on April 29, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Texas's 18th congressional district
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Last Updated: Apr 29, 2009
Length: 6 pages
- See Instead:
S. 1755 (same title)
Passed Senate (House next) — Dec 14, 2009
Apr 29, 2009
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Jan 5, 2011
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 81 (112th).
H.R. 2160 (111th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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