US HR53 | 2017-2018 | 115th Congress

Status

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 1-0)
Status: Introduced on January 13 2017 - 25% progression
Action: 2017-01-25 - Referred to the Subcommittee on Communications and Technology.
Pending: House Subcommittee on Communications and Technology Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]

Summary

Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that in order to continue aggressive growth in the Nation's telecommunications and technology industries, the United States Government should "Get Out of the Way and Stay Out of the Way". Expresses the sense of the House of Representatives that in order to continue aggressive growth in the nation's telecommunications and technology industries, the U.S. government should get out of the way and stay out of the way by: (1) promoting investment through deregulation and free-market competition; (2) making additional spectrum available for commercial use through unencumbered auctions, reallocation of federal spectrum, and efficient spectrum sharing; (3) establishing a national goal of transmitting high-quality, real-time voice, data, graphics, and video at increasingly higher speeds to all people in the United States; (4) ensuring individual privacy without compromising market efficiencies; and (5) promoting cyber threat sharing for allowing the private sector to actively defend communications networks.

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Title

Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that in order to continue aggressive growth in the Nation's telecommunications and technology industries, the United States Government should "Get Out of the Way and Stay Out of the Way".

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History

DateChamberAction
2017-01-25HouseReferred to the Subcommittee on Communications and Technology.
2017-01-13HouseReferred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.
2017-01-13HouseIntroduced in House

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