SB961 - Creates requirements for orders and ordinances of political subdivisions relating to amateur radio antennas - Champion
SB 0961 Creates requirements for orders and ordinances of political subdivisions relating to amateur radio antennas
Sponsor:Champion
LR Number:3520S.02P Fiscal Note:3520-02
Committee:Commerce and Environment
Last Action:05/14/04 - H Calendar S Bills for Third Reading Journal page:
Title:SCS SB 961
Effective Date:August 28, 2004
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Current Bill Summary

SCS/SB 961 - The act adds language that allows political subdivisions from adopting ordinances prohibiting amateur radio communications equipment from interfering with the reception of broadcast radio or television signals.

This act requires orders and ordinances of political subdivisions to comply with the limited preemption of the Federal Communications Commission Amateur Radio preemption order and other applicable federal regulations. Any order or ordinance relating to amateur radio antennas must be reasonable and minimal in nature.

This act does not prohibit a political subdivision from taking action to protect or preserve a historic, a historical or architectural district that is established by the political subdivision or under state or federal law.

This act is similar to SCS/HB 822 (TAT)
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