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

Introduced:
Jan 05, 2011 (112th Congress, 2011–2013)
Status:
Died (Referred to Committee)
See Instead:

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

Sponsor
Sheila Jackson Lee
Representative for Texas's 18th congressional district
Party
Democrat
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Last Updated
Jan 05, 2011
Length
6 pages
Related Bills
H.R. 2160 (111th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Apr 29, 2009

S. 191 (Related)
Amateur Radio Emergency Communications Enhancement Act of 2011

Reported by Committee
Last Action: Apr 13, 2011

 
Status

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

Progress
Introduced Jan 05, 2011
Referred to Committee Jan 05, 2011
 
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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Cosponsors
2 cosponsors (1D, 1R) (show)
Committees

House Energy and Commerce

Communications and Technology

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1/5/2011--Introduced.
Amateur Radio Emergency Communications Enhancement Act of 2011 - Directs the Secretary of Homeland Security (DHS) to: (1) study the uses and capabilities of amateur radio communications in emergencies and disaster relief; (2) use the expertise of the American Radio Relay League in the study; and (3) report to Congress.

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