MS HB505 | 2021 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Moderate Partisan Bill (Democrat 7-1)
Status: Failed on March 2 2021 - 100% progression
Action: 2021-03-02 - Died In Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Engrossed) [HTML]


An Act To Create The Mississippi Broadband Accessibility Act; To Provide Legislative Findings; To Provide Definitions For The Act; To Require The Director Of Mississippi Public Utilities Staff To Establish And Administer The Broadband Accessibility Grant Program For The Purpose Of Promoting The Deployment And Adoption Of Broadband Internet Access Services To Unserved Areas; To Provide That The Program Shall Be Administered Pursuant To Policies Developed By The Public Utilities Staff, Subject To The Requirements Of The Act, Which Shall Provide For The Awarding Of Grants To Non-governmental Entities That Are Cooperatives, Corporations, Limited Liability Companies, Partnerships, Or Other Private Business Entities That Provide Broadband Services; And For Related Purposes.

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Mississippi Broadband Accessibility Act; create.


Roll Calls

2021-02-09 - House - House Passed (Y: 114 N: 5 NV: 3 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2021-03-02SenateDied In Committee
2021-03-01SenateDR - TSDPAA: EN To AP
2021-02-18SenateReferred To Energy;Appropriations
2021-02-10HouseTransmitted To Senate
2021-01-27HouseTitle Suff Do Pass
2021-01-18HouseReferred To Public Utilities

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