Clintom Signs 911 Act, Vetoes FCC Appropriations

November 1999
Wireless Week;11/01/99, Vol. 5 Issue 44, p12
Trade Publication
Reports that United States President Bill Clinton has signed the Wireless Communications and Public Safety Act of 1999 into law establishing 911 as the nationwide wireless emergency number. Impact of the law on the liability protection for carriers and public-safety officials; Reasons Clinton vetoed legislation that would provide funding for the Federal Communications Commission and Departments of Commerce, Justice and State.


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