H.R. 911 (112th): Spectrum Inventory and Auction Act of 2011


Mar 3, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on March 3, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


John Barrow

Representative for Georgia's 12th congressional district



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Last Updated: Mar 3, 2011
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About the bill

Full Title

To require the National Telecommunications and Information Administration and the Federal Communications Commission to conduct an inventory of broadband spectrum, to authorize the Commission, contingent on the completion of such inventory, to conduct auctions of voluntarily relinquished spectrum usage rights and to share the revenues with the licensees who relinquished such rights, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

3/3/2011--Introduced.Spectrum Inventory and Auction Act of 2011 - Amends the National Telecommunications and Information Administration Organization Act to require the Assistant Secretary for Communications and Information at the Department of ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Mar 3, 2011

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 911”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


4 cosponsors (4D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.

H.R. 3509 (Related)
Wireless Innovation and Public Safety Act of 2011

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Nov 29, 2011

H.R. 2482 (Related)
Public Safety Spectrum and Wireless Innovation Act

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jul 11, 2011

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