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Communications and Technology Subcommittee Vote on H.R. 3309 and H.R. 3310

November 16, 2011

The Subcommittee on Communications and Technology held a scheduled markup on Wednesday, November 16, 2011, at 10:00 a.m. in room 2123 of the Rayburn House Office Building on the following legislation:

H.R. 3309, the "Federal Communications Commission Process Reform Act of 2011"
H.R. 3309, as amended by the subcommittee

H.R. 3310, the “Federal Communications Commission Consolidated Reporting Act of 2011"
H.R. 3310, as amended by the subcommittee

Background Memo

Opening Statement of Communications and Technology Subcommittee Chairman Greg Walden

Opening Statement of Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton

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Amendments offered to H.R. 3309

AuthorDescription and Link to TextOutcome Vote
StearnsRegarding access to information on the FCC Website
EshooRegarding a substitute amendmentDefeated10-14
BartonRegarding procedures to ensure adequate deliberation by CommissionersAdoptedVoice
WaxmanRegarding consumer complaint proceduresWithdrawn---
KinzingerRegarding publication of documents in the Federal RegisterWithdrawn---
MatsuiRegarding a study on unlicensed spectrum useWithdrawn---
ChristensenRegarding the effective dateDefeatedVoice

H.R. 3309 was favorably reported 14-9, as amended.

Amendments offered to H.R. 3310

AuthorDescription and Link to TextOutcomeVote
Scalise 2Regarding the Commission’s consideration for small business in the the Communications Marketplace Report
WaxmanRegarding Commission access to information in the possession of service providersDefeatedVoice
Scalise 1Regarding disclosure of waivers of conflicts of interestAdoptedVoice
EshooRegarding the contents of the Communications Marketplace ReportDefeatedVoice
RushRegarding the Triennial Report Identifying and Eliminating Market Entry Barriers for Entrepreneurs and Other Small BusinessesDefeated10-12
MatsuiRegarding a Report on Governance of Public Safety NetworksDefeatedVoice
ChristensenRegarding the effective date DefeatedVoice

H.R. 3310 was favorably reported by voice, as amended.

U.S. Representative Fred Upton

U.S. Representative Joe L. Barton

Congressman Fred Upton has represented the commonsense values of southwest Michigan since 1987. In 2010, Fred was selected by his House colleagues to serve as Chairman of the Committee on Energy and Commerce. Read More»;