Summary: H.R.6550 — 112th Congress (2011-2012)All Information (Except Text)

There is one summary for H.R.6550. Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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Introduced in House (09/21/2012)

Directs the Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Communications and Information to establish the National Telecommunications and Information Security Advisory Committee.

Requires the Committee to report periodically to the Assistant Secretary with information and advice from the perspective of the telecommunications industry on national security telecommunications, including: (1) information and advice on the implementation of Presidential Directive 53 concerning National Security Telecommunications Policy, (2) information and advice on the feasibility and effectiveness of implementing specific measures to improve the telecommunications aspects of the national security posture of the United States, and (3) the identification and solution of problems the Committee considers will affect national security telecommunications capability.

Sets forth membership provisions and requires members to serve without pay.

Directs executive agency heads, to the extent permitted by law, to provide the Committee such information with respect to national security telecommunications matters as the Committee may require to carry out its duties under this Act.

Requires termination of the Commission within two years after its establishment unless the Assistant Secretary renews the Committee under the Federal Advisory Committee Act.