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2013-2014 Regular Session - HB 282
Municipal Broadband Investment Act; enact
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First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Title 36 of the O.C.G.A., relating to local government, so as to enact the "Municipal Broadband Investment Act"; to allow for public providers of broadband service to provide such services in unserved areas; to provide for a short title; to prohibit a public provider from providing broadband service to areas that are not unserved areas unless such provider is providing such broadband service as of a date certain; to provide for the authority and jurisdiction of the Public Service Commission to make a determination as to whether an area is an unserved area and as to certain violations; to provide for procedures; to provide a cause of action and for recovery; to provide for rules and regulations; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
Mar/07/2013 - House Third Reading Lost
Mar/07/2013 - House Third Readers
Feb/28/2013 - House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Feb/12/2013 - House Second Readers
Feb/11/2013 - House First Readers
Feb/08/2013 - House Hopper
Mar/07/2013 - House Vote #257Yea(70)Nay(94)NV(12)
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