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House Proceeding on Apr 14th, 2010 :: 2:25:10 to 2:27:30
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Steve Scalise

2:25:06 to 2:25:26( Edit History Discussion )

Steve Scalise: spectrum can be drawn from so that our constituents can have the services they need when they need them. this is a good bill, mr. speaker. i support it. i ask my colleagues to do the same. i yield back thebalance of my time. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman yields back his time. the gentleman from florida is recognized. mr. stearns: mr. speaker, i yield t minutes to the gentleman fromouiana, mr. scalise.

Steve Scalise

2:25:10 to 2:27:30( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Steve Scalise

Steve Scalise

2:25:27 to 2:25:47( Edit History Discussion )

Steve Scalise: the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman from louisiana is recognized for two minutes. mr. scalise: thank you, mr. speaker. i want to thank the gentleman from florida for yielding. i rise in support of h.r. 3125, the radio spectrum inventory act. the most pressing issue that we are facing right now in the mobile wireless, and internet industry is the availability and use of spectrum. especially given the dramatic

Steve Scalise

2:25:48 to 2:26:09( Edit History Discussion )

Steve Scalise: increases we are seeing in the use of wireless services. as wireless technologies continue to adnce and more americans use mobile devices for data intensive purposes, the demand for spectrum will grow rapidly. we are seeing every day with all of the new things that can be done just on a cell phone not only running daily applications

Steve Scalise

2:26:10 to 2:26:31( Edit History Discussion )

Steve Scalise: to help businesses but we also can do more things in terms of downloading actual movies and getting direct access. you can look at things happening in real time. of course this takes more spectrum. so additional spectrum will be need. that's why this radio spectrum inventory act will help promote and advance the effective and efficient use of the spectrum that's out there.

Steve Scalise

2:26:32 to 2:26:52( Edit History Discussion )

Steve Scalise: the first step of course must be to identify what spectrum is available and how the current spectrum is being used in an efficient manner. this act will do just that. it will require ntia and f.c. to undertake a comprehensive survey of the nation's spectrum and develop a full inventy. taking this inventory is the only way we'll be able to know

Steve Scalise

2:26:53 to 2:27:14( Edit History Discussion )

Steve Scalise: what spectrum can be relocated and what spectrum can be shared and used in a more efficient manner. we will then be able to decide the best ways to utilize that spectrum. the convergence of mobile, wireless services, high-speed internet access, and powerful hand sets promise to transform almost all aspects of the way

Steve Scalise

2:27:15 to 2:27:31( Edit History Discussion )

Steve Scalise: americans work, learn, deliver services, and enhance our public safety. congress should move expeditiously on this inventory legislation and avoid additional costs and also unleash the potential and create more jobs in these individuals that are out there innovating and helping

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