ERIC Number: ED343579
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1991-Jun-18
Reference Count: N/A
Emerging Telecommunications Technologies Act of 1991. Report To Accompany H.R. 531. House of Representatives, 102d Congress, 1st Session.
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Energy and Commerce.
The House Committee on Energy and Commerce submitted this report on a bill that would establish procedures to improve the identification, allocation, and assignment of radio frequencies to the electromagnetic spectrum and for other purpose. The committee proposed an amendment to this bill, and recommended that it be passed as amended. Known as the "Emerging Telecommunications Technologies Act of 1991," the bill, H.R. 531, reallocates the radio frequency spectrum to promote the development of new technologies for commercial purposes. This report: presents the proposed amendment; discusses the purpose of the bill and provides a summary of its provisions; provides information on the background of the legislation and the need for it; briefly reviews hearings on the bill; reviews the committee's consideration of the bill, its oversight findings, and the committee's estimate of the cost for carrying out the provisions of the bill; and presents the Congressional Budget Office estimate and an Inflationary Impact Statement together with section-by-section analyses and discussion. (DB)
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Energy and Commerce.