GA HB282 | 2013-2014 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 6-0)
Status: Introduced on February 8 2013 - 25% progression, died in chamber
Action: 2013-03-07 - House Third Reading Lost
Text: Latest bill text (Comm Sub) [PDF]


A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Title 36 of the O.C.G.A., relating to local government, so as to enact the "Municipal Broadband Investment Act"; to allow for public providers of broadband service to provide such services in unserved areas; to provide for a short title; to prohibit a public provider from providing broadband service to areas that are not unserved areas unless such provider is providing such broadband service as of a date certain; to provide for the authority and jurisdiction of the Public Service Commission to make a determination as to whether an area is an unserved area and as to certain violations; to provide for procedures; to provide a cause of action and for recovery; to provide for rules and regulations; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.

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Municipal Broadband Investment Act; enact


Roll Calls

2013-03-07 - House - House Vote #257 (Y: 70 N: 94 NV: 11 Abs: 4) [FAIL]


2013-03-07HouseHouse Third Reading Lost
2013-03-07HouseHouse Third Readers
2013-02-28HouseHouse Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
2013-02-12HouseHouse Second Readers
2013-02-11HouseHouse First Readers
2013-02-08HouseHouse Hopper

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