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There is a dramatic increase in standards work due to the progress of cognitive radio technology and changes in spectrum allocation dictated by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC). The IEEE Standards Coordinating Committee 41 (SCC41) represents standards projects in the areas of dynamic spectrum access, cognitive radio, interference management, coordination of wireless systems, advanced spectrum management, and policy languages for next generation radio systems. The purpose of the P1900.5 working group is to define a policy language (or a set of policy languages or dialects) to specify interoperable, vendor-independent control of cognitive radio systems and behavior for Dynamic Spectrum Access resources and services. This work will benefit both commercial and military applications by providing a framework for policy description and control. This paper will provide an overview of SCC41 work, specifically focusing on policy standardization of the P1900.5 working group.