MD HB43 | 2021 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)
Status: Introduced on January 13 2021 - 25% progression, died in chamber
Action: 2021-03-31 - Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


Altering the uses of the Rural Broadband Assistance Fund; establishing the Office of Broadband in the Department of Information Technology to assist local jurisdictions in improving access to high-speed internet; requiring the Office to coordinate with certain Executive Branch agencies and stakeholders; establishing the Joint Committee on Broadband to ensure that local jurisdictions in the State are able to expand access to high-speed internet and make recommendations for new laws, programs, and services needed to support the expansion; etc.

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Department of Information Technology - Office of Broadband and Joint Committee on Broadband



2021-03-31HouseUnfavorable Report by Economic Matters
2021-01-12HouseHearing 1/26 at 1:30 p.m.
2021-01-13HouseFirst Reading Economic Matters


Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
Economic Development51102(n/a)See Bill Text
State Finance and Procurement3A101(n/a)See Bill Text
State Finance and Procurement3A801(n/a)See Bill Text
State Finance and Procurement3A802(n/a)See Bill Text
State Finance and Procurement3A803(n/a)See Bill Text
State Finance and Procurement3A804(n/a)See Bill Text
State Finance and Procurement3A805(n/a)See Bill Text

Maryland State Sources

Bill Comments