Funding Emergency Communications: Technology and Policy Considerations

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This report covers U.S. efforts to find a solution that assures seamless communications among first responders and emergency personnel at the scene of a major disaster. Legislation in the 112th Congress includes the Public Safety Spectrum and Wireless Innovation Act, the Broadband for Public Safety Act of 2011, the Broadband for First Responders Act, and the Strengthening Public-safety and Enhancing Communications Through Reform, Utilization, and Modernization (SPECTRUM) Act.

Creator(s): Moore, Linda K.
Location(s): United States
Creation Date: June 23, 2011
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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Congressional Research Service Reports
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Moore, Linda K.

Specialist in Telecommunications Policy

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Place of Publication: Washington D.C.
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  • Creation: June 23, 2011
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United States
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This report covers U.S. efforts to find a solution that assures seamless communications among first responders and emergency personnel at the scene of a major disaster. Legislation in the 112th Congress includes the Public Safety Spectrum and Wireless Innovation Act, the Broadband for Public Safety Act of 2011, the Broadband for First Responders Act, and the Strengthening Public-safety and Enhancing Communications Through Reform, Utilization, and Modernization (SPECTRUM) Act.

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47 pages.

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