2017-2018 Regular Session - SB 402
"Achieving Connectivity Everywhere (ACE) Act"
First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to enact the "Achieving Connectivity Everywhere (ACE) Act"; to amend Titles 32, 36, 48, and 50 of the O.C.G.A., relating to highways, bridges, and ferries, local government, revenue and taxation, and state government, respectively, so as to provide for broadband services planning, deployment, and incentives; to provide authorization for the Department of Transportation to take certain actions to enable the rights of way of interstate highways to be used for the deployment of broadband and other communications technologies; to change certain definitions relative to the "OneGeorgia Authority Act" to include broadband services; to provide for related matters; to provide for effective dates and applicability; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Feb/21/2018 - Senate Read Second Time
Feb/20/2018 - Senate Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Feb/08/2018 - Senate Read and Referred
Feb/07/2018 - Senate Hopper