Description: H.Amdt. 996 — 112th Congress (2011-2012)All Information (Except Text)

Page 22, after line 24, insert the following (and redesignate the subsequent section accordingly): SEC. 4. PROVISION OF EMERGENCY WEATHER INFORMATION. Nothing in subsection (a) of section 13 of the Communications Act of 1934, as added by section 2 of this Act, shall be construed to impede the Federal Communications Commission from acting in times of emergency to ensure the availability of efficient and effective communications systems to alert the public to imminent dangerous weather conditions.


An amendment numbered 8 printed in House Report 112-422 to clarify that the Act would not impede the FCC's ability to provide in times of an emergency, for effective and efficient communication systems to alert the public of dangerous weather conditions.

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