To revoke a requirement of Executive Order 13618 with respect to the use of privately owned communications resources by the Secretary of Homeland Security, and for other purposes.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,
SECTION 1. REVOCATION OF REQUIREMENT.
Section 5.2(e) of Executive Order 13618, ``Assignment of National Security and Emergency Preparedness Communications Functions'' (July 6, 2012; 77 Fed. Reg. 40779) is revoked to the extent that it refers to communications resources that are privately owned.
SEC. 2. LIMITATION ON FEDERAL USE AND CONTROL OF PRIVATELY OWNED COMMUNICATIONS RESOURCES.
No agency or instrumentality of the Federal Government may satisfy priority communications requirements (as such term is used in section 5.2(e) of Executive Order 13618) through the use of privately owned communications resources, and no funds appropriated pursuant to any provision of law may be used to take any action that expands the authority of the Federal Government to control privately owned communications resources. <all>