H.R. 2520 (112th): Spectrum for Innovation Act of 2011

To require the Federal Communications Commission to modify its regulations to allow certain unlicensed use in the 5350-5470 MHz band and the 5850-5925 MHz band.

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Jul 13, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Introduced (Enacted Via Other Measures)

This bill was introduced on July 13, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted. But provisions of this bill were incorporated into other bills which were enacted.

Provisions of this bill also appear in:

H.R. 3630: Middle Class Tax Relief and Job Creation Act of 2012
Enacted — Signed by the President on Feb 22, 2012. (compare text)

Doris Matsui

Representative for California's 5th congressional district



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Last Updated: Jul 13, 2011
Length: 4 pages


Jul 13, 2011

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H.R. 2520 (112th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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