HB18-1116 - Broadband Deployment Board Apply For Federal Funds

Concerning measures authorizing the broadband deployment board to seek federal money earmarked for financing broadband deployment.

Joint Budget Committee. The bill authorizes the broadband deployment board to apply for federal funding of broadband deployment and allocate any federal money received to broadband deployment projects approved by the board. The bill also directs the board to petition the federal communications commission (FCC) for a waiver from the FCC's rules prohibiting a state entity from applying for federal money earmarked for broadband deployment through the FCC's connect America fund phase II auction to allow the board to apply for the federal auction money.
(Note: This summary applies to the reengrossed version of this bill as introduced in the second house.)

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Senate Committees

Latest update: January 29, 2018
01/29/2018 - Sent to the Governor
01/29/2018 - Signed by the President of the Senate
01/29/2018 - Governor Signed
01/29/2018 - Signed by the Speaker of the House
01/26/2018 - Senate Third Reading Passed - No Amendments
01/25/2018 - Senate Second Reading Special Order - Passed - No Amendments
01/25/2018 - Senate Committee on Appropriations Refer Unamended to Senate Committee of the Whole
01/24/2018 - Introduced In Senate - Assigned to Appropriations
01/24/2018 - House Third Reading Passed - No Amendments
01/23/2018 - House Second Reading Passed - No Amendments
01/22/2018 - House Committee on Finance Refer Unamended to House Committee of the Whole
01/19/2018 - Introduced In House - Assigned to Finance