Bill Text: CA AB41 | 2021-2022 | Regular Session | Introduced


Bill Title: Broadband infrastructure

Spectrum: Slight Partisan Bill (Democrat 3-1)

Status: (Introduced) 2020-12-08 - From printer. May be heard in committee January 7. [AB41 Detail]

Download: California-2021-AB41-Introduced.html


CALIFORNIA LEGISLATURE— 2021–2022 REGULAR SESSION

Assembly Bill
No. 41


Introduced by Assembly Member Wood
(Principal coauthor: Assembly Member Aguiar-Curry)
(Coauthors: Assembly Members Megan Dahle and Eduardo Garcia)

December 07, 2020


An act relating to communications.


LEGISLATIVE COUNSEL'S DIGEST


AB 41, as introduced, Wood. Broadband infrastructure
Existing law provides that the Department of Transportation has full possession and control of state highways and associated property. Existing law requires the department to develop guidelines to facilitate the installation of a broadband conduit on state highway rights-of-way.
This bill would state the intent of the Legislature to enact future legislation that will improve California’s “Dig Once” policy and expedite the deployment of broadband infrastructure in communities that are currently unserved and underserved.
Vote: MAJORITY   Appropriation: NO   Fiscal Committee: NO   Local Program: NO  

The people of the State of California do enact as follows:


SECTION 1.

 It is the intent of the Legislature to pass legislation that will improve California’s “Dig Once” policy and expedite the deployment of broadband infrastructure in communities that are currently unserved and underserved.
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