FL H0753 | 2021 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Slight Partisan Bill (Republican 4-1-1)
Status: Failed on April 30 2021 - 100% progression
Action: 2021-04-30 - Died in Commerce Committee; companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/HB 1239 (Ch. 2021-24)
Text: Latest bill text (Comm Sub) [PDF]


Revises duties of Florida Office of Broadband; establishes Broadband Opportunity Program within DEO; provides requirements for grant awards; authorizes grant applications to be challenged; provides direction for office in prioritizing grant funding; specifies conditions for award of grants; provides for transfer of certain funds from State Transportation Trust Fund to State Economic Enhancement & Economic Development Trust Fund; requires DOT to consult with Florida Office of Broadband to ensure that specified projects are consistent with strategic plan.

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Broadband Internet Deployment


Roll Calls

2021-03-10 - House - House Infrastructure & Tourism Appropriations Subcommittee (Y: 14 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 1) [PASS]
2021-03-03 - House - House Tourism, Infrastructure & Energy Subcommittee (Y: 18 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2021-04-30HouseDied in Commerce Committee; companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/HB 1239 (Ch. 2021-24)
2021-03-10HouseNow in Commerce Committee
2021-03-10HouseReported out of Infrastructure & Tourism Appropriations Subcommittee
2021-03-10HouseFavorable by Infrastructure & Tourism Appropriations Subcommittee
2021-03-08HouseAdded to Infrastructure & Tourism Appropriations Subcommittee agenda
2021-03-08HouseNow in Infrastructure & Tourism Appropriations Subcommittee
2021-03-08HouseReferred to Commerce Committee
2021-03-08HouseReferred to Infrastructure & Tourism Appropriations Subcommittee
2021-03-04House1st Reading (Committee Substitute 1)
2021-03-04HouseCS Filed
2021-03-04HouseLaid on Table under Rule 7.18(a)
2021-03-04HouseReported out of Tourism, Infrastructure & Energy Subcommittee
2021-03-03HouseFavorable with CS by Tourism, Infrastructure & Energy Subcommittee
2021-03-02House1st Reading (Original Filed Version)
2021-03-01HouseAdded to Tourism, Infrastructure & Energy Subcommittee agenda
2021-02-18HouseNow in Tourism, Infrastructure & Energy Subcommittee
2021-02-18HouseReferred to Commerce Committee
2021-02-18HouseReferred to Infrastructure & Tourism Appropriations Subcommittee
2021-02-18HouseReferred to Tourism, Infrastructure & Energy Subcommittee

Same As/Similar To

S1560 (Similar To) 2021-04-30 - Died on Calendar, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/HB 1239 (Ch. 2021-24)
H1339 (Similar To) 2021-04-30 - Died in Tourism, Infrastructure & Energy Subcommittee
H1239 (Similar To) 2021-05-11 - Chapter No. 2021-24

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
2889961Amended CodeSee Bill Text
2889962Amended CodeSee Bill Text
3382278Amended CodeSee Bill Text
3390801Amended CodeSee Bill Text
3640135Amended CodeSee Bill Text

Florida State Sources

Roll Callhttps://www.myfloridahouse.gov/Sections/Committees/billvote.aspx?VoteId=57164&IsPCB=0&BillId=71323
Roll Callhttps://www.myfloridahouse.gov/Sections/Committees/billvote.aspx?VoteId=57841&IsPCB=0&BillId=71323

Bill Comments