S.1694 - A bill to allow the funding for the interoperable emergency communications grant program established under the Digital Television Transition and Public Safety Act of 2005 to remain available until expended through fiscal year 2012, and for other purposes.111th Congress (2009-2010)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Rockefeller, John D., IV [D-WV] (Introduced 09/22/2009)|
|Committees:||Senate - Commerce, Science, and Transportation | House - Energy and Commerce|
|Latest Action:||11/06/2009 Became Public Law No: 111-96. (TXT | PDF) (All Actions)|
|Roll Call Votes:||There has been 1 roll call vote|
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Summary: S.1694 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)All Information (Except Text)
Public Law No: 111-96 (10/28/2009)
(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.)
Requires, notwithstanding specified provisions of the Digital Television Transition and Public Safety Act of 2005, that sums made available to administer the Public Safety Interoperable Communications Grant Program remain available until expended, but not beyond September 30, 2012.
Extends the period for performance of any investment approved under the Program as of enactment of this Act by one year, but not later than September 30, 2011. Allows the Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Communications and Information to extend, on a case-by-case basis, the period of performance for any such investment for a period of not more than 2 years, but not later than September 30, 2012.