HB0975

Find a 2017 Bill:

2017 Regular Session

 

Entitled:

Digital Equity for All Maryland Students Act of 2017

Sponsored by:

Delegate Frick

Status:

In the House - Hearing 2/28 at 1:00 p.m.


Synopsis:Establishing the School Broadband Upgrade Grant Program; providing that the purpose of the Program is to provide State and local funding for special construction to leverage federal funds for category 1 and category 2 services that are available through a specified federal program to install or upgrade Internet access in every public school in the State; requiring the State Department of Education to administer the Program; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Delegate Frick
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: SB0370
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): July 1, 2017
Bill imposes a mandated appropriation in the annual State Budget Bill
Committee(s):
Ways and Means  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Primary and Secondary Education
Narrow Subject(s):Education, State Department of
Public Schools
Reports
Revenue and Taxes -see also- Dev Fees &Taxes; specific tax
Rules and Regulations
Sunset
Telecommunications and Information Technology
Statutes:Article - Education
(7-9B-01 through 7-9B-04)

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March 1, 2017 9:23 A.M.