New Cosponsor — Sep 10, 2012
New Cosponsor: Sen. Amy Klobuchar [D-MN]
The bill now has 1 cosponsor (1 Democrat).
A bill to encourage spectrum licenses to make unused spectrum available for use by rural and smaller carriers in order to expand wireless coverage.
8/2/2012--Introduced.Rural Spectrum Accessibility Act of 2012 - Directs the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to establish a program under which a wireless carrier receiving a license under specified provisions of the ... Read more >
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Civic Impulse. (2015). S. 3516 — 112th Congress: Rural Spectrum Accessibility Act of 2012. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/s3516
“S. 3516 — 112th Congress: Rural Spectrum Accessibility Act of 2012.” www.GovTrack.us. 2012. October 10, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/s3516>
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