H.R. 3116, The Public Safety Interoperability Implementation Act
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H.R. 3116 would establish a permanent grant program to improve public safety communications and the interoperability of emergency communications equipment.
Public Safety Interoperability Implementation Act - Amends the National Telecommunications and Information Administration Organization Act to establish the Public Safety Communications Trust Fund to make grants to implement interoperability and modernization for the communications needs of public safety, fire, emergency, law enforcement, and crisis management by state and local government agencies and instrumentalities and nonprofit organizations.
Requires that the Fund be a separate Fund in the Digital Television Transition and Public Safety Fund and that it consist of certain amounts from the Digital Television Transition and Public Safety Fund, appropriations under this Act, and proceeds from the sale of certain bands of government-owned broadcast spectrum.
Status of the Legislation
Latest Major Action: 7/19/2007: Referred to House committee. Status: Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.
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