IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES
March 20, 2018
Mr. Moran introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation
To require the Federal Communications Commission to conduct a proceeding to determine whether certain activities by licensees of the Commission are undertakings under division A of subtitle III of title 54, United States Code, or major Federal actions under the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969.
This Act may be cited as the
Reducing Antiquated Permitting for Infrastructure Deployments Act or the
Determination of Federal Communications Commission regarding undertakings and major Federal actions
Federal Communications Commission determination
In this section—
the term Commission means the Federal Communications Commission; and
the term radio station license has the meaning given the term in section 3 of the Communications Act of 1934 (47 U.S.C. 153).
Notwithstanding section 300320 of title 54, United States Code, or section 102 of the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (42 U.S.C. 4332), not later than 180 days after the date of enactment of this Act, the Commission shall complete a proceeding to determine—
the classes of activities of the entities to which the Commission issues radio station licenses that do not constitute an undertaking under such section 300320; and
the classes of activities of the entities to which the Commission issues radio station licenses that do not constitute a major Federal action under paragraph (2)(C) of such section 102.