House Bill 2501
117th Congress(2021-2022)
Spectrum Coordination Act
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Passed House on Apr 5, 2022
Overview
Text
Introduced
Apr 14, 2021
Latest Action
Apr 6, 2022
Origin Chamber
House
Type
Bill
Bill
The primary form of legislative measure used to propose law. Depending on the chamber of origin, bills begin with a designation of either H.R. or S. Joint resolution is another form of legislative measure used to propose law.
Bill Number
2501
Congress
117
Policy Area
Science, Technology, Communications
Science, Technology, Communications
Primary focus of measure is natural sciences, space exploration, research policy and funding, research and development, STEM education, scientific cooperation and communication; technology policies, telecommunication, information technology; digital media, journalism. Measures concerning scientific education may fall under Education policy area.
Sponsorship by Party
Florida
House Votes (2)
Senate Votes (0)
Passed
April 5, 2022
Type
Final Passage Under Suspension Of The Rules Results
House Roll Call Votes
Summary

Spectrum Coordination Act

This bill requires the National Telecommunications and Information Administration and the Federal Communications Commission to update the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on Spectrum Coordination to (1) improve the process for resolving frequency allocation disputes in shared or adjacent spectrum bands, and (2) ensure the efficient use or sharing of spectrum.

The MOU formalizes the cooperative relationship between the two parties to ensure that spectrum policy decisions promote efficient use of spectrum consistent with both the economic interests and national security of the nation.

Text (4)
April 6, 2022
April 5, 2022
March 31, 2022
April 14, 2021
Actions (18)
04/06/2022
Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.
04/05/2022
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
04/05/2022
On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 418 - 6 (Roll no. 111). (text: 4/4/2022 CR H4134-4135)
04/05/2022
Passed/agreed to in House: On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 418 - 6 (Roll no. 111).(text: 4/4/2022 CR H4134-4135)
04/05/2022
Considered as unfinished business. (consideration: CR H4180-4181)
04/04/2022
At the conclusion of debate, the Yeas and Nays were demanded and ordered. Pursuant to the provisions of clause 8, rule XX, the Chair announced that further proceedings on the motion would be postponed.
04/04/2022
DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 2501.
04/04/2022
Considered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H4134-4136)
04/04/2022
Mr. Pallone moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended.
03/31/2022
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 212.
03/31/2022
Reported (Amended) by the Committee on Energy and Commerce. H. Rept. 117-287.
11/17/2021
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
11/17/2021
Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
11/03/2021
Forwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee (Amended) by Voice Vote .
11/03/2021
Subcommittee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
04/15/2021
Referred to the Subcommittee on Communications and Technology.
04/14/2021
Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.
04/14/2021
Introduced in House
Public Record
Record Created
Apr 15, 2021 7:12:16 AM
Record Updated
Jun 30, 2022 1:26:21 AM