skip to main content

H.R. 555: Amateur Radio Parity Act of 2017

About the bill

Source: Republican Policy Committee

H.R. 555 directs the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to amend regulations related to certain antenna structures. Under the legislation, the regulations would be amended to prohibit private land-use restrictions from prohibiting amateur radio operation. H.R. 555 maintains existing law that permits community associations in deed-restricted communities to require that amateur operators obtain prior approval for equipment installation from the community association, to prohibit equipment installation on commonly owned property within the community, and to enforce community aesthetic requirements.

Sponsor and status

Adam Kinzinger

Sponsor. Representative for Illinois's 16th congressional district. Republican.

Read Text »
Last Updated: Jan 24, 2017
Length: 7 pages
Introduced:

Jan 13, 2017

Status:

Passed House (Senate next) on Jan 23, 2017

This bill passed in the House on January 23, 2017 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.

History

Jan 13, 2017
 
Introduced

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

Jan 23, 2017
 
Passed House (Senate next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Pending
 
Passed Senate

Pending
 
Signed by the President

H.R. 555 is a 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.

How to cite this information.

We recommend the following MLA-formatted citation when using the information you see here in academic work:

“H.R. 555 — 115th Congress: Amateur Radio Parity Act of 2017.” www.GovTrack.us. 2017. November 20, 2017 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/115/hr555>

Where is this information from?

GovTrack automatically collects legislative information from a variety of governmental and non-governmental sources. This page is sourced primarily from Congress.gov, the official portal of the United States Congress. Congress.gov is generally updated one day after events occur, and so legislative activity shown here may be one day behind. Data via the congress project.