2017-2018 Regular Session - HB 336
Broadband Strategy for All of Georgia Act; enact
First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Titles 36, 48, and 50 of the O.C.G.A., relating to local government, revenue and taxation, and state government, respectively, so as to provide for broadband deployment incentives; to provide for definitions; to establish certification of certain counties and municipal corporations as broadband ready communities; to provide for duties and responsibilities of the Department of Economic Development; to provide for the Georgia Technology Authority to develop an annual "Broadband Strategy for All of Georgia" report providing guidance for achieving enhanced broadband deployment throughout this state; to provide for a short title; to provide for related matters; to provide for effective dates and applicability; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Feb/21/2017 - House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Feb/15/2017 - House Second Readers
Feb/14/2017 - House First Readers
Feb/10/2017 - House Hopper