US SB1102 | 2021-2022 | 117th Congress

Status

Spectrum: Moderate Partisan Bill (Democrat 6-1)
Status: Introduced on April 13 2021 - 25% progression
Action: 2021-04-13 - Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. (text: CR S1897-1898)
Pending: Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]

Summary

Requires the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to establish a grant program to provide states with resources to inform their residents who are Medicaid enrollees, Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program participants, or low-income individuals about the FCC's Lifeline program. The Lifeline program is designed to reduce the cost of communications services for low-income consumers.

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Title

Promoting Access to Broadband Act of 2021

Sponsors


History

DateChamberAction
2021-04-13SenateRead twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. (text: CR S1897-1898)

Same As/Similar To

HB2524 (Same As) 2021-04-14 - Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

Subjects


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Bill Comments 750

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