HB1169 (CH0620)

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2017 Regular Session



Connecting Rural Maryland Act of 2017

Sponsored by:

Delegate Mautz


Approved by the Governor - Chapter 620

Synopsis:Establishing the Task Force on Rural Internet, Broadband, Wireless, and Cellular Service; requiring the Task Force to study and make recommendations on ways Western Maryland counties, Southern Maryland counties, Eastern Shore counties, and Frederick, Carroll, and Harford counties can work together to obtain federal assistance to improve communications services and accessibility in the specified counties; requiring the Task Force to report its findings to the Governor and the General Assembly by November 30, 2017; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note (Revised)
All Sponsors:Delegates Mautz, Adams, Anderton, Arentz, Aumann, Barkley, Brooks, Fennell, Frick, Glenn, Jameson, W. Miller, Valderrama, Waldstreicher, and C. Wilson
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: SB0717
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): June 1, 2017
Creates a Task Force or Commission
Economic Matters  View Committee HearingFinance  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):State Government - Agencies, Offices, and Officials
Utility Regulation
Narrow Subject(s):Committees and Commissions -see also- Political Committees
Communications -see also- Electronic Comm; Language; Telecom
Counties -see also- Chartered Counties; Code Counties
Electronic Communication -see also- Comm; Elec.Gov; Lang; Te
Federal Government
Telecommunications and Information Technology

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November 28, 2017 1:05 P.M.