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2018 Regular Session



Task Force on Rural Internet, Broadband, Wireless, and Cellular Service - Study and Extension

Sponsored by:

Senator Eckardt


In the House - First Reading Economic Matters

Synopsis:Requiring the Task Force on Rural, Internet, Broadband, Wireless, and Cellular Service, in conducting a certain study, to solicit input from local governments, Internet service providers, and wireless service providers on identifying unserved and underserved rural areas of Maryland; requiring the Task Force to make recommendations regarding ways Maryland counties can work together to obtain federal assistance to improve Internet, Broadband, wireless, and other cellular services and accessibility in rural areas of Maryland; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note (Revised)
All Sponsors:Senators Eckardt, Middleton, Astle, Benson, Feldman, Hershey, Jennings, Klausmeier, Mathias, Reilly, and Rosapepe
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: HB0243
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): June 1, 2018
Finance  View Committee HearingEconomic Matters
Broad Subject(s):State Government - Agencies, Offices, and Officials
Narrow Subject(s):Committees and Commissions -see also- Political Committees
Counties -see also- Chartered Counties; Code Counties
Electronic Communication -see also- Comm; Elec.Gov; Lang; Te
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Telecommunications and Information Technology
Statutes:Article - Chapter of the Acts

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March 19, 2018 8:41 P.M.