S.2223 - AIRWAVES Act116th Congress (2019-2020) |
|Sponsor:||Sen. Gardner, Cory [R-CO] (Introduced 07/23/2019)|
|Committees:||Senate - Commerce, Science, and Transportation|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 07/23/2019 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.2223 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (07/23/2019)
Advancing Innovation and Reinvigorating Widespread Access to Viable Electromagnetic Spectrum Act or the AIRWAVES Act
This bill requires the Federal Communications Commission to establish a bidding marketplace for the use of commercially licensed spectrum in lower-frequency bands and to make additional unlicensed spectrum available in higher-frequency bands.
From the proceeds of transactions conducted under the bill, 10% shall be allocated for the placement of wireless infrastructure in rural areas with limited or no wireless internet service.