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Title
Public Utilities - Telephone Companies - Wired Broadband (Wired Broadband Act of 2016)
Sponsored by
Delegates Fisher, Angel, Arentz, Aumann, Barkley, Carey, Fennell, Glenn, S. Howard, Impallaria, Jackson, Kramer, Lisanti, Mautz, McCray, W. Miller, Morgan, Patterson, Rey, S. Robinson, Sanchez, Tarlau, Vaughn, and C. Wilson
Status
In the House - Hearing 2/18 at 1:00 p.m.
Analysis
Fiscal and Policy Note
Synopsis
Requiring a specified telephone company to provide and maintain wired broadband service or pay the cost of providing wired broadband service to the Rural Broadband Assistance Fund; requiring the Public Service Commission, to the extent authorized under federal law, to cooperate with the Federal Communications Commission on efforts to promote universal wired broadband access in the State; and requiring the Commission to make a certain annual report and recommendations to the General Assembly on or before January 31 of each year.
Committees
Original:
Economic Matters  
Details
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2016
History
Legislation History
Chamber
House
Calendar Date
2/03/2016
Legislative Date
2/04/2016
Action
First Reading Economic Matters
Proceedings
Chamber
House
Calendar Date
2/04/2016
Legislative Date
2/04/2016
Action
Hearing 2/18 at 1:00 p.m.
Proceedings
Chamber Calendar Date Legislative Date Action Proceedings
House 2/03/2016 2/04/2016 First Reading Economic Matters
House 2/04/2016 2/04/2016 Hearing 2/18 at 1:00 p.m.
Documents
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Subjects
Statutes
(   8-701 through 8-704 )
Last Updated: 2/3/2020 2:29 PM