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2017 Regular Session



Digital Equity for All Maryland Students Act of 2017

Sponsored by:

Senator Rosapepe


In the Senate - Hearing 2/08 at 1:00 p.m. (Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs)

Synopsis:Establishing the School Broadband Upgrade Grant Program; providing 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:Senators Rosapepe, Astle, Benson, Conway, Feldman, Ferguson, Guzzone, Kagan, Kelley, Lee, Madaleno, Manno, Muse, Nathan-Pulliam, Peters, Robinson, Smith, Young, and Zucker
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: HB0975
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): July 1, 2017
Bill imposes a mandated appropriation in the annual State Budget Bill
Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs  View Committee Hearing
Budget and Taxation
Broad Subject(s):Primary and Secondary Education
Narrow Subject(s):Education, State Department of
Public Schools
Revenue and Taxes -see also- Dev Fees &Taxes; specific tax
Rules and Regulations
Telecommunications and Information Technology
Statutes:Article - Education
(7-9B-01 through 7-9B-04)

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November 28, 2017 1:10 P.M.