47 U.S. Code § 1421 - Single public safety wireless network licensee

Status message

There is 1 Update Pending. Select the tab below to view.
prev | next
(a) Reallocation and grant of license
Notwithstanding any other provision of law, and subject to the provisions of this chapter, the Commission shall reallocate and grant a license to the First Responder Network Authority for the use of the 700 MHz D block spectrum and existing public safety broadband spectrum.
(b) Term of license
(1) Initial license
The license granted under subsection (a) shall be for an initial term of 10 years from the date of the initial issuance of the license.
(2) Renewal of license
Prior to expiration of the term of the initial license granted under subsection (a) or the expiration of any subsequent renewal of such license, the First Responder Network Authority shall submit to the Commission an application for the renewal of such license. Such renewal application shall demonstrate that, during the preceding license term, the First Responder Network Authority has met the duties and obligations set forth under this chapter. A renewal license granted under this paragraph shall be for a term of not to exceed 10 years.
(c) Facilitation of transition
The Commission shall take all actions necessary to facilitate the transition of the existing public safety broadband spectrum to the First Responder Network Authority.


(Pub. L. 112–96, title VI, § 6201,Feb. 22, 2012, 126 Stat. 206.)
References in Text

This chapter, referred to in subsecs. (a) and (b)(2), was in the original “this Act”, and was translated as reading “this title”, meaning title VI of Pub. L. 112–96, Feb. 22, 2012, 126 Stat. 201, to reflect the probable intent of Congress. Title VI enacted this chapter and section 929 of this title, amended sections 309, 337, 614, 902, 923, 928, and 942 of this title, and enacted provisions set out as a note under section 1401 of this title.

The table below lists the classification updates, since Jan. 3, 2012, for this section. Updates to a broader range of sections may be found at the update page for containing chapter, title, etc.

The most recent Classification Table update that we have noticed was Tuesday, August 13, 2013

An empty table indicates that we see no relevant changes listed in the classification tables. If you suspect that our system may be missing something, please double-check with the Office of the Law Revision Counsel.

47 USCDescription of ChangeSession YearPublic LawStatutes at Large
§ 1421new2012112-96 [Sec.] 6201126 Stat. 206


LII has no control over and does not endorse any external Internet site that contains links to or references LII.