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Markup of FCC Process Reform Legislation, Subcommittee on Communications and Technology (May 20, 2015)

Date: 
Wednesday, May 20, 2015 - 12:00am
Location: 
2322 Rayburn House Office Building

On Wednesday, May 20, 2015, at 2:00 p.m. in 2123 Rayburn House Office Building, the Subcommittee on Communications and Technology held a markup on the following bills:

Webcast

Documents

Memorandum from Ranking Member Pallone to the Subcommittee on Communications and Technology

H.R. ____, A bill to direct the Federal Communications Commission to submit to Congress a report on improving the participation of small businesses in the proceedings of the Commission, favorably forwarded to the Full Committee by a voice vote

H.R. ____, A bill to amend the Communications Act of 1934 to provide for publication on the Internet website of the Federal Communications Commission of certain policies and procedures established by the chairman of the Commission, favorably forwarded to the Full Committee by a voice vote

Amendment offered by Rep. Collins, adopted by a voice vote

H.R. ____, A bill to amend the Communications Act of 1934 to require the Federal Communications Commission to publish on its Internet website changes to the rules of the Commission not later than 24 hours after adoption, favorably forwarded to the Full Committee, amended, by a voice vote

H.R. ____, A bill to amend the Communications Act of 1934 to require identification and description on the website of the Federal Communications Commission of items to be decided on authority delegated by the Commission, favorably forwarded to the Full Committee by a roll call vote: 16-12

H.R. ____, A bill to amend the Communications Act of 1934 to require the Federal Communications Commission to publish on its Internet website changes to the rules of the Commission not later than 24 hours after adoption, favorably fowarded to the Full Committee by a roll call vote: 17-13 

H.R. ____, A bill to amend the Communications Act of 1934 to require the Federal Communications Commission to publish on the website of the Commission documents to be voted on by the Commission, favorably forwarded to the Full Committee, amended, by a voice vote

Amendment offered by Rep. Walden, adopted by a voice vote

H.R. ____, The FCC Process Reform Act of 2015, favorably forwarded to the Full Committee by a voice vote

Amendment offered by Rep. Eshoo, defeated by a voice vote

Amendment offered by Rep. Lujan, withdrawn

Amendment offered by Rep. Yarmuth, defeated by a roll call vote: 13-17

Key Documents:

Discussion Draft of H.R. ___, a bill to amend the Communications Act of 1934 to provide for a quarterly report on pending requests for action by the Federal Communications Commission and pending congressional investigations of the Commission (May 20, 2015

Discussion Draft of H.R. ___, a bill to amend the Communications Act of 1934 to require identification and description on the website of the Federal Communications Commission of items to be decided on authority delegated by the Commission (May 20, 2015)

Discussion Draft of H.R. ___, a bill to amend the Communications Act of 1934 to require the Federal Communications Commission to publish on the website of the Commission documents to be voted on by the Commission (May 20, 2015)

Discussion Draft of H.R. ____, a bill to direct the Federal Communications Commission to submit to Congress a report on improving the participation of small businesses in the proceedings of the Commission (May 20, 2015)

Discussion Draft of H.R. ___, a bill to amend the Communications Act of 1934 to provide for publication on the Internet website of the FCC of certain policies and procedures established by the chairman of the Commission (May 20, 2015)

Discussion Draft of H.R. ___, a bill to amend the Communications Act of 1934 to require the Federal Communications Commission to publish on its Internet website changes to the rules of the Commission not later than 24 hours after adoption (May 20, 2015)

Memorandum from Ranking Member Pallone, Markup of FCC Process Reform Discussion Drafts, Subcommittee on Communications and Technology (May 20, 2015)

Discussion Draft of H.R. ___, the FCC Process Reform Act of 2015 (May 20, 2015)