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Statutes
  • Section 706 [47 U.S.C. 606] Presidential Authority over Telecommunications During Emergencies Link to Statute

  • Section 308(a) [47 U.S.C. 308(a)] Commission Licensing Procedures During Emergencies Link to Statute


Executive Orders
  • Executive Order No. 13231, Established the President's Critical Infrastructure Protection Board (Oct. 16, 2001) Link to Order

  • Executive Order No. 13228, Established the Office of Homeland Security and the Homeland Security Council (Oct. 8, 2001) Link to Order

  • Presidential Decision Directive 63, WHITE PAPER: The Clinton Administration's Policy on Critical Infrastructure Protection (May 22, 1998) Link to Directive

  • Executive Order No. 12656, Assigned Federal Emergency Preparedness Responsibilities (Nov. 18, 1988) Link to Order

  • Executive Order No. 12472, Assigned National Security and Emergency Preparedness Telecommunications Functions (Apr. 3, 1984) Link to Order


Rules & Regulations
  • 47 C.F.R. Part 11. Emergency alert procedures for cable services and broadcast radio and television services Link to Regulation

  • 47 C.F.R. Part 64, Appendix A. Wireline telecommunications service priority system for national security and emergency preparedness Link to Regulation

  • 47 C.F.R. Part 64, Appendix B. Wireless priority access service for national security and emergency preparedness Link to Regulation

  • 47 C.F.R. Part 202. General policies for emergency preparedness planning and execution Link to Regulation

  • 47 C.F.R. Part 212. Procedures for obtaining international telecommunications serivces during wartime emergencies Link to Regulation

  • 47 C.F.R. Part 214. Use and coordination of radio spectrum during emergencies Link to Regulation

  • 47 C.F.R. Part 216. NCS directives regarding national security and emergency preparedness Link to Regulation




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