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H.R.5125: Wi-Fi Innovation Act
About this Bill
|This bill was introduced in the||113th Congress|
|This bill is primarily about||science, technology, communications|
|You can||read the bill|
|Sponsor||Robert E. Latta, R-Ohio|
|Total Cosponsors||3 (2 Democrats, 1 Republican)|
|Introduced||July 16, 2014|
|Latest Major Action||July 18, 2014|
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- Bill introduced in the House
- Bill passed in the House
- Bill passed in the Senate
- Bill signed into law
Wi-Fi Innovation Act - Requires the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to provide additional unlicensed spectrum in the 5850-5925 megahertz band under technical rules suitable for the widespread commercial development of unlicensed operations.
Provides for such technical rules to permit outdoor unlicensed operations without requiring devices to dynamically detect signals from other systems.
Directs the FCC's Office of Engineering and Technology to seek public comments on proposals for interference-mitigation techniques and potential rechannelization that would accommodate both incumbent licensees and widespread commercial unlicensed operations in such band.
Sets forth a process for the FCC to test mitigation measures and methods of sharing spectrum with unlicensed devices within such band in a manner that would not cause harmful interference to incumbent licensees.
Directs the FCC, if it determines that existing licensees would not be harmed by...
(Source: Congressional Research Service)
|July 18, 2014||Referred to the Subcommittee on Communications and Technology.|
|July 16, 2014||Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.|