Bill Text — Jan 5, 2011
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Apr 29, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010
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
Passed Senate — Dec 14, 2009
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.
4/29/2009--Introduced.Amateur Radio Emergency Communications Enhancement Act of 2009 - Directs the Secretary of Homeland Security to: (1) study the uses and capabilities of amateur radio communications in emergencies and disaster ... Read more >
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This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 81 (112th).
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Last Action: Jan 5, 2011
Last Action: Dec 14, 2009
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.R. 2160 — 111th Congress: Amateur Radio Emergency Communications Enhancement Act of 2009. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/hr2160
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