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2017-2018 Regular Session - SB 402
"Achieving Connectivity Everywhere (ACE) Act"
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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.
Status History
May/07/2018 - Effective Date
May/07/2018 - Act 423
May/07/2018 - Senate Date Signed by Governor
Apr/06/2018 - Senate Sent to Governor
Mar/29/2018 - Senate Conference Committee Report Adopted
Mar/29/2018 - House Conference Committee Report Adopted
Mar/23/2018 - House Conference Committee Appointed 171st, 116th, 172nd
Mar/23/2018 - Senate Conference Committee Appointed 51st, 18th, 56th
Mar/23/2018 - House Insisted
Mar/23/2018 - Senate Disagreed House Amend or Sub
Mar/23/2018 - House Passed/Adopted By Substitute
Mar/23/2018 - House Third Readers
Mar/19/2018 - House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Feb/28/2018 - House Second Readers
Feb/26/2018 - House First Readers
Feb/23/2018 - Senate Passed/Adopted By Substitute
Feb/23/2018 - Senate Third Read
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
3/23/2018 Modified Structured Rule; 3/23/2018 Senate disagreed to House Substitute
Mar/29/2018 - Senate Vote #824Yea(50)Nay(2)NV(4)
Mar/29/2018 - House Vote #881Yea(160)Nay(3)NV(14)
Mar/23/2018 - House Vote #754Yea(161)Nay(6)NV(5)
Feb/23/2018 - Senate Vote #489Yea(52)Nay(0)NV(1)
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