A bill to direct the Federal Communications Commission to extend to private land use restrictions its rule relating to reasonable accommodation of amateur service communications.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Senator for Mississippi. Republican.
Last Updated: Dec 6, 2016
Length: 4 pages
114th Congress (2015–2017)
This bill was introduced on November 18, 2015, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
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4 Cosponsors (3 Democrats, 1 Republican)
Jun 25, 2015
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Nov 18, 2015
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Sep 12, 2016
Companion Bill — Passed House (Senate next)
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 1301 (114th), possibly in lieu of similar activity on S. 1685 (114th).
Dec 9, 2016
Reported by Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation
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Jul 12, 2017
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, S. 1534 (115th).
S. 1685 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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This bill was introduced in the 114th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 2015 to Jan 3, 2017. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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