Title VI of the "Communications Opportunity, Promotion, and Enhancement Act of 2006", or COPE Act, as amended by the House Commerce Committee (HCC) on April 26, 2006.
Language approved by amendment on April 26 is shown in red.
Language deleted by amendment on April 26 is shown in strike through.
Title VI was created by an amendment [2 pages in PDF] (No. 32), offered by Rep. John Shimkus (R-IL) and Rep. Rep. Jay Inslee (D-WA).
• See also, story titled "Amendment by Amendment Summary of Full Committee Mark Up of COPE Act" in TLJ Daily E-Mail Alert No. 1360, April 28, 2006.
TITLE VI--SEAMLESS MOBILITY
Sec. 601. DEVELOPMENT OF SEAMLESS MOBILITY.
(a) STREAMLINED REVIEW.---
(1) The Commission shall further the development of seamless mobility.
(2) Within 120 days after the date of enactment of this Act, the Commission shall implement a process for streamlined review and authorization of multi-mode devices that permit communication across multiple Internet protocol-enable broadband platforms, facilities, and networks.
(b) STUDY. The Commission shall
undertake an inquiry to identify barriers to achievement of seamless mobility.
Within 180 days after the date of enactment of this Act, the Commission shall
report to the Congress on its findings and its recommendations for steps to
eliminate those barriers.