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PUBLIC LAW 103-408—OCT. 22, 1994 108 STAT. 4229 radio which increasingly is being put to extensive use jn, for instance, the land mobile service: Now, therefore, be it Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, SECTION 1. FINDINGS AND DECLARATIONS OF CONGRESS. Congress finds and declares that— (1) radio amateurs are hereby commended for their contributions to technical progress in electronics, and for their emergency radio communications in times of disaster; (2) the Federal Communications Commission is urged to continue and enhance the development of the amateur radio service as a public benefit by adopting rules and regulations which encourage the use of new technologies within the amateur radio service; and (3) reasonable accommodation should be made for the effective operation of amateur radio from residences, private vehicles and public areas, and that regulation at all levels of government should facilitate and encourage amateur radio operation as a public benefit. Approved October 22, 1994. LEGISLATIVE HISTORY—S.J. Res. 90: SENATE REPORTS: No. 103-368 (Comm. on Commerce, Science and Transportation). CONGRESSIONAL RECORD, Vol. 140 (1994): Oct. 6, considered and passed Senate and House.