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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

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  • 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)

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  • CS/CS/SB 1560, Committee Substitute 2 (Current Bill Version) Posted 4/21/2021 at 5:30 PM

    Bill Text:   Web Page | PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Related Bills (3)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 753 (c1) Broadband Internet Deployment Clemons, Sr. Compare Last Action: 4/30/2021 H Died in Commerce Committee; companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/HB 1239 (Ch. 2021-24)
    H 1239 (er) Broadband Internet Infrastructure Commerce Committee Compare Last Action: 5/11/2021 Chapter No. 2021-24
    H 1339 Broadband Internet Service Goff-Marcil Compare Last Action: 4/30/2021 H Died in Tourism, Infrastructure & Energy Subcommittee; companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/HB 1239 (Ch. 2021-24)

    Citations - Statutes (2)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    364.0135 Promotion of broadband adoption; Florida Office of Broadband. Page 3 (pdf)
    364.0136 Page 9 (pdf)

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  • CS/SB 1560, Committee Substitute 1 Posted 3/16/2021 at 2:57 PM

    Bill Text:   Web Page | PDF
    Analyses:   Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation, Tourism, and Economic Development (Pre-Meeting) 4/7/2021 (pdf)
    Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation, Tourism, and Economic Development (Post-Meeting) 4/12/2021 (pdf)
    Appropriations (Pre-Meeting) 4/16/2021 (pdf)
    Appropriations PCS 419562 (Pre-Meeting) 4/16/2021 (pdf)
    Appropriations (Post-Meeting) 4/21/2021 (pdf)

    Related Bills (3)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 753 (c1) Broadband Internet Deployment Clemons, Sr. Compare Last Action: 4/30/2021 H Died in Commerce Committee; companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/HB 1239 (Ch. 2021-24)
    H 1239 (c2) Broadband Internet Infrastructure Commerce Committee Compare Last Action: 5/11/2021 Chapter No. 2021-24
    H 1339 Broadband Internet Service Goff-Marcil Compare Last Action: 4/30/2021 H Died in Tourism, Infrastructure & Energy Subcommittee; companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/HB 1239 (Ch. 2021-24)

    Proposed Committee Substitutes (1)

    PCS and Amendments Sponsor Filed Last Committee Action Format
    419562 - Proposed Committee Substitute Appropriations 4/12/2021
    3:20 PM
    Replaced by Committee Substitute
    4/20/2021
    Web Page
    PDF
    hierarchy 703658 - Amendment (Delete All) (419562)
    Delete everything after the enacting clause and insert:
    Appropriations
    (Ausley)
    4/16/2021
    10:14 AM
    Replaced by Committee Substitute
    4/20/2021
    Web Page
    PDF

    Committee Amendments (1)

    Amendment Sponsor Filed Last Committee Action Format
    109060 - Amendment
    Delete lines 106 - 445 and insert:
    Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation, Tourism, and Economic Development
    (Ausley)
    4/7/2021
    8:26 AM
    Replaced by Committee Substitute
    4/12/2021
    Web Page
    PDF

    Committee Votes (2)

    Date Committee Result
    4/8/2021 9:00 AM Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation, Tourism, and Economic Development 11 Yeas - 0 Nays
    4/19/2021 10:00 AM Appropriations 20 Yeas - 0 Nays

    Citations - Statutes (3)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    364.0135 Promotion of broadband adoption; Florida Office of Broadband. Page 3 (pdf)
    364.0136 Page 11 (pdf)
    364.0137 Page 16 (pdf)

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  • SB 1560, Original Filed Version Posted 2/23/2021 at 11:57 AM

    Bill Text:   Web Page | PDF
    Analyses:   Commerce and Tourism (Pre-Meeting) 3/12/2021 (pdf)
    Commerce and Tourism (Post-Meeting) 3/16/2021 (pdf)

    Related Bills (2)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 1339 Broadband Internet Service Goff-Marcil Identical Last Action: 4/30/2021 H Died in Tourism, Infrastructure & Energy Subcommittee; companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/HB 1239 (Ch. 2021-24)
    H 753 (c1) Broadband Internet Deployment Clemons, Sr. Compare Last Action: 4/30/2021 H Died in Commerce Committee; companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/HB 1239 (Ch. 2021-24)

    Committee Amendments (3)

    Amendment Sponsor Filed Last Committee Action Format
    186496 - Amendment
    Delete lines 193 - 275 and insert:
    Commerce and Tourism
    (Ausley)
    3/12/2021
    1:00 PM
    Replaced by Committee Substitute
    3/16/2021
    Web Page
    PDF
    hierarchy 510320 - Amendment to Amendment (186496)
    Delete lines 97 - 270 and insert:
    Commerce and Tourism
    (Ausley)
    3/15/2021
    9:24 AM
    Replaced by Committee Substitute
    3/16/2021
    Web Page
    PDF
    hierarchy 138988 - Amendment to Amendment (186496)
    Delete lines 105 - 112 and insert:
    Commerce and Tourism
    (Gruters)
    3/15/2021
    9:24 AM
    Replaced by Committee Substitute
    3/16/2021
    Web Page
    PDF

    Committee Votes (1)

    Date Committee Result
    3/15/2021 3:30 PM Commerce and Tourism 11 Yeas - 0 Nays

    Citations - Statutes (2)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    364.0135 Promotion of broadband adoption; Florida Office of Broadband. Page 2 (pdf)
    364.0136 Page 10 (pdf)

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