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CS/CS/HB 1239: Broadband Internet Infrastructure

GENERAL BILL by Commerce Committee ; Ways and Means Committee ; Tomkow ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Chambliss ; Morales ; Toledo

Broadband Internet Infrastructure; Revising duties of the Florida Office of Broadband; providing an appropriation to the Department of Economic Opportunity for geographic information system broadband mapping; providing for administration of the program; providing requirements for grant awards; requiring the publication of certain information related to grant applications and grant awards on a website; requiring the office to publish specified information annually on its website; establishing a promotional rate and related terms for wireline attachments of broadband facilities to municipal electric utility poles; providing procedures and requirements for receiving the promotional rates; establishing cost responsibility for replacement utility poles in certain circumstances; prohibiting municipal electric utilities from increasing certain fees for pole attachments for a specified period, etc. APPROPRIATION: $1,500,000

Effective Date: 7/1/2021
Last Action: 4/28/2021 House - Message sent to senate
Bill Text: PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
2/23/2021 House • Filed
2/28/2021 House • Referred to Tourism, Infrastructure & Energy Subcommittee
• Referred to Ways & Means Committee
• Referred to Commerce Committee
• Now in Tourism, Infrastructure & Energy Subcommittee
3/2/2021 House • 1st Reading (Original Filed Version)
3/18/2021 House • Added to Tourism, Infrastructure & Energy Subcommittee agenda
3/22/2021 House • Favorable by Tourism, Infrastructure & Energy Subcommittee
• Reported out of Tourism, Infrastructure & Energy Subcommittee
• Now in Ways & Means Committee
4/6/2021 House • Added to Ways & Means Committee agenda
4/8/2021 House • Favorable with CS by Ways & Means Committee
4/9/2021 House • Reported out of Ways & Means Committee
• Laid on Table under Rule 7.18(a)
• CS Filed
4/12/2021 House • 1st Reading (Committee Substitute 1)
• Referred to Commerce Committee
• Now in Commerce Committee
4/18/2021 House • Added to Commerce Committee agenda
• Added to Commerce Committee agenda
4/19/2021 House • Favorable with CS by Commerce Committee
4/20/2021 House • Reported out of Commerce Committee
• Laid on Table under Rule 7.18(a)
• CS Filed
• Bill referred to House Calendar
• Bill added to Special Order Calendar (4/23/2021)
• 1st Reading (Committee Substitute 2)
4/21/2021 House • Amendment 787463 filed
4/23/2021 House • Read 2nd time
• Amendment 787463 adopted
• Placed on 3rd reading
• Added to Third Reading Calendar
4/25/2021 House • Amendment 311819 filed
4/26/2021 House • Read 3rd time
• Amendment 311819 adopted
• CS passed as amended; YEAS 114, NAYS 0
4/26/2021 Senate • In Messages
4/26/2021 House • Message sent to senate
4/26/2021 Senate • Referred to Appropriations -SJ 722
• Received -SJ 722
4/27/2021 Senate • Withdrawn from Appropriations -SJ 728
• Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading
• Substituted for CS/CS/SB 1592 -SJ 728
• Read 2nd time -SJ 728
• Amendment(s) adopted (767526) -SJ 728
• Read 3rd time -SJ 729
• CS passed as amended; YEAS 40 NAYS 0 -SJ 729
4/27/2021 House • In Messages
4/28/2021 House • Added to Senate Message List
• Amendment 767526 Concur
• CS passed as amended; YEAS 115, NAYS 0
• Ordered engrossed, then enrolled
• Message sent to senate