H.R. 6096: READI Act

CBO Score

$2 million

Date of Report

Thu September 24th, 2020

CBO Report Details

Legislation Details

116th Congress

To improve oversight by the Federal Communications Commission of the wireless and broadcast emergency alert systems.

Sponsor: Rep. Jerry McNerney — D — CA

Modifies how citizens receive emergency alerts through wireless and broadcast emergency alert systems. Specifically, the bill includes emergency alerts from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) as a type of alert that mobile subscribers may not block from their devices. (Currently, only alerts from the President may not be blocked.) The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) must adopt regulations ...

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