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- Full Title
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.
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Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 2160 (111th).
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2 cosponsors (1R, 1D) (show)
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Referred to Committee
Last Action: Apr 29, 2009S. 191 (Related)Amateur Radio Emergency Communications Enhancement Act of 2011
Reported by Committee
Last Action: Apr 13, 2011
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Civic Impulse. (2016). H.R. 81 — 112th Congress: Amateur Radio Emergency Communications Enhancement Act of 2011. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/hr81
“H.R. 81 — 112th Congress: Amateur Radio Emergency Communications Enhancement Act of 2011.” www.GovTrack.us. 2011. July 28, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/hr81>
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