HR 607 – House bill 607 -Limit amateur radio service ability to respond to emergencies

This is a full reprint of the HR 607. Introduced by Mr. KING of New York , Mr. THOMPSON of Mississippi, Mr. ROGERS of Alabama, Ms. CLARKE of New York, Mrs. MILLER of Michigan, Mr. LONG, and Mr. GRIMM). This bill is another attempt to limit the public’s ability to communicate in the event of an emergency and should be stopped.
HR 607 IH

112th CONGRESS
1st Session

H. R. 607
To enhance public safety by making more spectrum available to public safety agencies, to facilitate the development of a wireless public safety broadband network, to provide standards for the spectrum needs of public safety agencies, and for other purposes.

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
February 10, 2011
Mr. KING of New York (for himself, Mr. THOMPSON of Mississippi, Mr. ROGERS of Alabama, Ms. CLARKE of New York, Mrs. MILLER of Michigan, Mr. LONG, and Mr. GRIMM) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce
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A BILL
To enhance public safety by making more spectrum available to public safety agencies, to facilitate the development of a wireless public safety broadband network, to provide standards for the spectrum needs of public safety agencies, and for other purposes.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,
SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE; TABLE OF CONTENTS.
(a) Short Title- This Act may be cited as the `Broadband for First Responders Act of 2011′.
(b) Table of Contents- The table of contents for this Act is as follows:
Sec. 1. Short title; table of contents.

TITLE I–ALLOCATION AND ASSIGNMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY LICENSES
Sec. 101. Findings.
Sec. 102. Allocation and assignment of public safety licenses.
Sec. 103. Standards.
Sec. 104. Rule of construction.