House Energy and Commerce Chairmen Seek Comments on #CommActUpdate White Paper


House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-Michigan) and Communications and Technology Subcommittee Chairman Greg Walden (R-Oregon) have requested comments on a white paper entitled Modernizing the Communications Act.  The white paper focuses on broad thematic concepts for updating the Communications Act of 1934, and is the first in a series that the Committee will release as it undertakes this multi-year effort.  The Chairmen announced this project (entitled #CommActUpdate) in December 2013 via Google Hangout.  The Committee will hold its first hearing related to the #CommActUpdate on January 15, 2014.  Comments on the white paper’s five broad questions are due January 31, 2014.

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