Category Archives: Federal Laws

FEMA Debris Removal Rules for Costal Associations

Summary: FEMA adopted new debris removal rules in 2006 that may impact private roads and gated communities, particularly in coastal areas.

by Kevin Davidson
Administrator
Property Owners Association of Ono Island, Inc.

Reference:  Department of Homeland Security, Region IV Memorandum for Infrastructure Staff of 7 July 2006.
 
Subject: Debris Removal from Roadways in Private or Gated Communities.
 

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FCC Over The Air Reception Devices (Satellite Dishes)

FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION

INFORMATION SHEET

November 2006

Over-the-Air Reception Devices Rule

Preemption of Restrictions on Placement of Direct Broadcast Satellite, Broadband Radio Service, and Television Broadcast Antennas

Quick Links to Document Sections Below

As directed by Congress in Section 207 of the Telecommunications Act of 1996, the Federal Communications Commission adopted the Over-the-Air Reception Devices (“OTARD”) rule concerning governmental and nongovernmental restrictions on viewers’ ability to receive video programming signals from direct broadcast satellites (“DBS”), broadband radio service providers (formerly multichannel multipoint distribution service or MMDS), and television broadcast stations (“TVBS”).

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National Freedom to Display the American Flag Act

To ensure that the right of an individual to display the flag of the United States on residential property not be abridged.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.
This Act may be cited as the `Freedom to Display the American Flag Act of 2005′.

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