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Congressional Budget Office Cost Estimate: H.R. 6096, READI Act   [open pdf - 40KB]

This is the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) Cost Estimate as ordered reported by the House Committee on Energy and Commerce on July 15, 2020. From the Document: "H.R. 6096 would require the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), in consultation with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), to adopt regulations to: [1] Ensure subscribers to commercial mobile services receive emergency alerts from FEMA, [2] Require State Emergency Communication Committees (SECCs) to review and update their Emergency Alert System (EAS) plans each year and submit those plans to the FCC for approval, [3] Establish a system to collect false alert reports under the EAS or Wireless Emergency Alert System, and [4] Modify the EAS to allow repeating messages from the President or FEMA while an emergency persists. H.R. 6096 also would require the FCC to study the feasibility of providing EAS alerts through Internet-based applications."

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2020-09-24
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