New Cosponsor — Mar 20, 2012
New Cosponsor: Rep. Jon Runyan [R-NJ3, 2011-2014]
The bill now has 53 cosponsors (35 Democrats, 18 Republicans).
Feb 10, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013
This bill was introduced on February 10, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for New York's 3rd congressional district
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Last Updated: Feb 10, 2011
Length: 27 pages
To enhance public safety by making more spectrum available to public safety agencies, to facilitate the development of a wireless public safety broadband network, to provide standards for the spectrum needs of public safety agencies, and for other purposes.
2/10/2011--Introduced.Broadband for First Responders Act of 2011 - Amends the Communications Act of 1934 to increase the electromagnetic spectrum allocation for public safety services by 10 megahertz and reduce such ... Read more >
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Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 5081 (111th).
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Referred to Committee
Last Action: Apr 20, 2010
Referred to Committee
Last Action: May 19, 2011
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.R. 607 — 112th Congress: Broadband for First Responders Act of 2011. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/hr607
“H.R. 607 — 112th Congress: Broadband for First Responders Act of 2011.” www.GovTrack.us. 2011. October 14, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/hr607>
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