H.R. 81 (112th): Amateur Radio Emergency Communications Enhancement Act of 2011

Introduced:

Jan 5, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on January 5, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Sheila Jackson Lee

Representative for Texas's 18th congressional district

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Jan 5, 2011
Length: 6 pages

See Instead:

S. 191 (same title)
Reported by Committee — Apr 13, 2011

About the bill

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.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

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History

Jan 5, 2011
 
Introduced

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