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2017-2018 Regular Session - SB 232
"Facilitating Internet Broadband Rural Expansion (FIBRE) Act"'; enact
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First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to enact the "Facilitating Internet Broadband Rural Expansion (FIBRE) Act"; to amend Titles 36, 46, 48, and 50 of the O.C.G.A., relating to local government, public utilities and public transportation, revenue and taxation, and state government, respectively, so as to provide for broadband service planning, deployment, and incentives; to provide for the creation and administration of the Georgia Gigabit Ready Community Site designation program by the Department of Economic Development; to change the definitions relative to the "OneGeorgia Authority Act" to include broadband services in the terms "cost of project" and "project"; to provide for related matters; to provide for effective dates and applicability; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
Mar/05/2018 - House Second Readers
Mar/01/2018 - House First Readers
Feb/28/2018 - Senate Passed/Adopted By Substitute
Feb/28/2018 - Senate Third Read
Feb/26/2018 - Senate Read Second Time
Feb/23/2018 - Senate Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Feb/22/2017 - Senate Read and Referred
Feb/21/2017 - Senate Hopper
Feb/28/2018 - Senate Vote #539Yea(55)Nay(0)NV(0)
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