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CS/CS/SB 1560: Broadband Internet Service

GENERAL BILL by Appropriations ; Commerce and Tourism ; Ausley

Broadband Internet Service; Revising the duties of the Florida Office of Broadband within the Department of Economic Opportunity; requiring the office’s strategic plan to include short-term and long-term goals and strategies for increasing the availability of and access to broadband Internet service in this state; requiring the office to develop geographic information system maps in collaboration with specified entities and consistent with certain federal reporting standards by a specified date; creating the Broadband Opportunity Program within the office, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2021
Last Action: 4/30/2021 Senate - Died on Calendar, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/HB 1239 (Ch. 2021-24)
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
2/23/2021 Senate • Filed
3/2/2021 Senate • Referred to Commerce and Tourism; Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation, Tourism, and Economic Development; Appropriations -SJ 149
• Introduced -SJ 149
3/10/2021 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Commerce and Tourism, 03/15/21, 3:30 pm, 110 Senate Building
3/15/2021 Senate • CS by Commerce and Tourism; YEAS 11 NAYS 0 -SJ 271
3/16/2021 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
3/17/2021 Senate • Now in Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation, Tourism, and Economic Development
3/18/2021 Senate • CS by Commerce and Tourism read 1st time -SJ 277
4/5/2021 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation, Tourism, and Economic Development, 04/08/21, 9:00 am, 110 Senate Building
4/8/2021 Senate • Subcommittee Recommendation: CS/CS by Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation, Tourism, and Economic Development; YEAS 11 NAYS 0 -SJ 465
4/12/2021 Senate • Now in Appropriations
4/14/2021 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations, 04/19/21, 10:00 am, 412 Knott Building
4/19/2021 Senate • CS/CS by- Appropriations; YEAS 20 NAYS 0 -SJ 642
4/21/2021 Senate • Pending reference review -under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
4/22/2021 Senate • Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading
• CS/CS by Appropriations read 1st time -SJ 646
4/30/2021 Senate • Died on Calendar, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/HB 1239 (Ch. 2021-24)