S. 28 (112th): Public Safety Spectrum and Wireless Innovation Act

Introduced:

Jan 25, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on January 25, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

John “Jay” Rockefeller IV
Senator from West Virginia
Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Jan 25, 2011
Length: 25 pages

See Instead:

H.R. 2482 (same title)
Referred to Committee — Jul 11, 2011

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to amend the Communications Act of 1934 to provide public safety providers an additional 10 megahertz of spectrum to support a national, interoperable wireless broadband network and authorize the Federal Communications Commission to hold incentive auctions to provide funding to support such a network, and for other purposes.

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Related Bills

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

S. 3756 (111th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Aug 5, 2010

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

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jul 11, 2011

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The “S.” in “S. 28” means this is a Senate bill in the United States Congress. A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

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History

Introduced
Jan 25, 2011

Details

Cosponsors
15 cosponsors (15D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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Votes

There have been no votes related to this bill.

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