Legislation and Regulation

Pending Legislation

U.S. Congress

H.R.4167 - The Kari's Law Act
  • Last action: Introduced Nov 16, 2015

S.237The Geolocation Privacy and Surveillance Act (The GPS Act)
  • Last action: Introduced Jan 22, 2015

Pending Regulation

Federal Communications Commission

PS 15-91: Improving Wireless Emergency Alerts and Community-Initiated Alerting
PS 15-80: Amendments to Part 4 of the Commission’s Rules Concerning Disruptions to Communications
PS 15-68: CSRIC IV Cybersecurity Risk Management and Assurance Recommendations
PS 14-193: 911 Governance and Accountability (See PS 13-75)

PS 14-174: Ensuring Customer Premises Equipment Backup Power for Continuity of Communications
PS 13-239: Improving the Resiliency of Mobile Wireless Communications Networks

PS 13-75: Improving the Reliability of 9-1-1
PS 12-333: See PS 10-255

CG 12-129: Establishing a ‘Do-Not-Call-Registry’ for Public Safety Answering Points

PS 12-94: Implementing Public Safety Broadband Provisions of the Middle Class Tax Relief and Job Creation Act of 2012

PS 11-153: See PS 10-255

PS 11-60: See PS 13-75

PS 10-255: Text-to-911 and Next Generation 911
PS 08-51: Non Emergency Calls to 9-1-1 from NSI Handsets
RM-11358: Policies and Rules Governing Retirement of Copper Loops by Incumbent Local Exchange Carriers
PS 07-114: In the Matter of revision of the Commission's Rules to Ensure Compatibility with Enhanced 911 Emergency Calling Systems.
EB 04-296: Review of the Emergency Alert System