HR588: Securing Access to Networks in Disasters Act

By | January 9, 2018
Seal of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC)

Seal of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC).

This bill requires the FCC to submit to Congress and publish on the FCC website a study on the public safety benefits, technical feasibility, and cost of providing the public with access to 9-1-1 services during times of emergency when mobile service is unavailable.

Official Summary

Passed House
2017-01-23
Passed Senate
Signed by President
Became Public Law

Amendments

None.

Sponsors

Original sponsor: Rep. Pallone, Frank, Jr. [D-NJ-6]

Votes

Passed House by voice vote.

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