About the bill
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.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
This is the first step in the legislative process.
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 81 (112th).
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Civic Impulse. (2016). H.R. 2160 — 111th Congress: Amateur Radio Emergency Communications Enhancement Act of 2009. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/hr2160
“H.R. 2160 — 111th Congress: Amateur Radio Emergency Communications Enhancement Act of 2009.” www.GovTrack.us. 2009. July 30, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/hr2160>
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