H. R. 6340
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
August 2, 2012
Mr. Nugent introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce
To revoke a requirement of Executive Order 13618 with respect to the use of privately owned communications resources by the Secretary of Homeland Security, and for other purposes.
Revocation of requirement
Section 5.2(e) of
Executive Order 13618,
Assignment of National Security and Emergency
Preparedness Communications Functions (July 6, 2012; 77 Fed. Reg.
40779) is revoked to the extent that it refers to communications resources that
are privately owned.
Limitation on Federal use and control of privately owned communications resources
No agency or instrumentality of the Federal Government may satisfy priority communications requirements (as such term is used in section 5.2(e) of Executive Order 13618) through the use of privately owned communications resources, and no funds appropriated pursuant to any provision of law may be used to take any action that expands the authority of the Federal Government to control privately owned communications resources.