Overview


H.R.5918: To direct the Federal Communications Commission to issue reports after activation of the Disaster Information Reporting System and to make improvements to network outage reporting.


    About the Bill
  • This bill requires the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to report on certain activations of the Disaster Information Reporting System (the system through which communications providers report their operational status during times of crisis) and to adopt specified rules related to network outage reporting. If the system was activated for at least seven days, the FCC must issue a preliminary a report that includes (1) the number and duration of any service outages, (2) the approximate nu... read more
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    History
  • Introduced 14 February, 2020
  • Passed House 21 September, 2020
  • Passed Senate Pending
  • Signed by President No Veto
  • Enacted Pending
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