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SB18-104

Federal Funds For Rural Broadband Deployment

Concerning a requirement that the broadband deployment board file a petition with the federal communications commission to seek a waiver from the commission's rules prohibiting a state entity from applying for certain federal money earmarked for financing broadband deployment in remote areas of the nation.
Session:
2018 Regular Session
Subject:
Telecommunications & Information Technology

The bill requires the broadband deployment board, on or before January 1, 2019, 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 in remote areas of the nation through the remote areas fund created as part of the connect America fund established by the FCC.


(Note: This summary applies to the reengrossed version of this bill as introduced in the second house.)

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