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S.911 Public Safety Spectrum and Wireless Innovation Act, 112th Congress

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  • Latest Action: Dec 21, 2012 By Senator Rockefeller from Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation filed written report. Report No. 112-260.

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  • Committee Assignment: Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation

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  • 30% of users oppose S.911

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    Supporting Organizations

    • Telecommunications Industry Association

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    • National Association of Broadcasters

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    • International Association of Fire Chiefs

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      I know that the organization International Association of Fire Chiefs supports S.911
    • Association of Public-Safety Communications Officials

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      I know that the organization Association of Public-Safety Communications Officials supports S.911
    • Public Safety Alliance

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    • The Wireless Association

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    • High Tech Spectrum Coalition

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      I know that the organization High Tech Spectrum Coalition supports S.911
    • Semiconductor Industry Association

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    • Information Technology Industry Council

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    • Consumer Electronics Association

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    • Verizon Communications

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    • Mobile Future

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    • Free Press Action Fund

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    • National Emergency Number Association

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    • American Cable Association

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    • Google

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    • AT&T

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    • National Cable & Telecommunications Association

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    • National Emergency Management Association

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    • International Association of Chiefs of Police

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    • Association of Public-Safety Communications Officials - International

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      I know that the organization Association of Public-Safety Communications Officials - International supports S.911
    • National Sheriffs’ Association

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    • Major City Chiefs Association

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    • Metro Fire Chiefs Association

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    • Major County Sheriffs' Association

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    • National Association of State EMS Officials

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    Opposing Organizations

    • National Association of Telecommunications Officers and Advisors

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    Highest Rated User Comments

    • On July 25, 2011, by tbgallien - More fascism from our local federal reserve owners and nazis.

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      As noted by tbgallien, a user on OpenCongress.org, on July 25, 2011, "More fascism from our local federal reserve owners and nazis. "

    Highly Rated Blog Articles

    • Seybold: Democracy Now! | Techno Magazine | Daily Technology ... - February 05, 2012 by Content from external website (RSS) - In the Senate, S.911 is the bill that authorizes the auctions and lists the spectrum that can be auctioned right away, and it sets the stage for incentive auctions of additional TV spectrum that is to be voluntarily given up by TV broadcasters in ...

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      As noted by Content from external website (RSS) on February 05, 2012, "In the Senate, S.911 is the bill that authorizes the auctions and lists the spectrum that can be auctioned right away, and it sets the stage for incentive auctions of additional TV spectrum that is to be voluntarily given up by TV broadcasters in ..." (/url?q=http://techno-magazine.com/2012/02/seybold-democracy-now/&sa=U&ei=QgMwT9XSFqWqsQLi27SnDg&ved=0CCIQmAEwAQ&usg=AFQjCNGETwjHlOh9kLthtp9IcunSpNUXbg)
    • dailywireless.org » Seybold: Democracy Now! - February 02, 2012 by Sam Churchill - In the Senate, S.911 is the bill that authorizes the auctions and lists the spectrum that can be auctioned right away, and it sets the stage for incentive auctions of additional TV spectrum that is to be voluntarily given up by TV ...

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      As noted by Sam Churchill on February 02, 2012, "In the Senate, S.911 is the bill that authorizes the auctions and lists the spectrum that can be auctioned right away, and it sets the stage for incentive auctions of additional TV spectrum that is to be voluntarily given up by TV ..." (/url?q=http://www.dailywireless.org/2012/02/01/56604/&sa=U&ei=g7gyT9HJBoOKsQLlt92OBw&ved=0CEgQmAEwCg&usg=AFQjCNFeZ6GSxd9-IlfHRdLOZp-eA1X41A)
    • dailywireless.org » Seybold: Democracy Now! - February 02, 2012 by Sam Churchill - In the Senate, S.911 is the bill that authorizes the auctions and lists the spectrum that can be auctioned right away, and it sets the stage for incentive auctions of additional TV spectrum that is to be voluntarily given up by TV ...

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      As noted by Sam Churchill on February 02, 2012, "In the Senate, S.911 is the bill that authorizes the auctions and lists the spectrum that can be auctioned right away, and it sets the stage for incentive auctions of additional TV spectrum that is to be voluntarily given up by TV ..." (/url?q=http://www.dailywireless.org/2012/02/01/56604/&sa=U&ei=e8cuT6nQN6aI2gWD7ejnDg&ved=0CDcQmAEwBg&usg=AFQjCNH-rB3DuS9KbjQBa2pCnJZeCvlTzA)

    Highly Rated News Articles

    • Ex-Milwaukee cop gets prison for rape - July 29, 2012 by United Press International - Authorities said on July 16, 2010, Cates, 45, responded to the then-19-year-old woman's 911 call regarding someone throwing rocks and bricks through the windows of her home. He then coerced and intimidated the woman into committing sexual acts ...

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      As noted by United Press International on July 29, 2012, "Authorities said on July 16, 2010, Cates, 45, responded to the then-19-year-old woman's 911 call regarding someone throwing rocks and bricks through the windows of her home. He then coerced and intimidated the woman into committing sexual acts ..." (http://www.upi.com/Top_News/US/2012/07/30/Ex-Milwaukee-cop-gets-prison-for-rape/UPI-95161343681959/)
    • Onondaga County 911 Center returns to Onondaga Hill - July 27, 2012 by Syracuse Post-Standard - Onondaga, NY – Workers repairing and inspecting equipment at Onondaga County’s 911 Center have not found evidence that lightning struck the building or the tower early Thursday morning, 911 Commissioner Bill Bleyle said this afternoon.

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      As noted by Syracuse Post-Standard on July 27, 2012, "Onondaga, NY – Workers repairing and inspecting equipment at Onondaga County’s 911 Center have not found evidence that lightning struck the building or the tower early Thursday morning, 911 Commissioner Bill Bleyle said this afternoon." (http://www.syracuse.com/news/index.ssf/2012/07/onondaga_county_911_center_ret.html)
    • Early morning lightning strike forces Onondaga County 911 center move - July 26, 2012 by Syracuse Post-Standard - Syracuse, NY – Onondaga County’s 911 center has been operating out of its backup center since early this morning when a bolt of lightning struck the main center on Onondaga Hill. The bolt knocked out the center’s phone system and dispatch ...

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      As noted by Syracuse Post-Standard on July 26, 2012, "Syracuse, NY – Onondaga County’s 911 center has been operating out of its backup center since early this morning when a bolt of lightning struck the main center on Onondaga Hill. The bolt knocked out the center’s phone system and dispatch ..." (http://www.syracuse.com/news/index.ssf/2012/07/early_morning_lightning_strike.html)
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