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CS/SB 2004: Broadband Internet

GENERAL BILL by Commerce and Tourism ; Burgess

Broadband Internet; Requiring the Florida Office of Broadband’s strategic plan to include short-term and long-term goals for increasing the availability of and access to broadband Internet service in this state; requiring the updated plan to be submitted to the Governor, the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court, and the Legislature by a specified date; requiring the office to provide technical and planning assistance related to broadband infrastructure to rural communities, etc. APPROPRIATION: $1,400,000

Effective Date: 7/1/2021
Last Action: 4/30/2021 Senate - Died in Appropriations
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
3/1/2021 Senate • Filed
3/4/2021 Senate • Referred to Commerce and Tourism; Community Affairs; Rules -SJ 223
3/10/2021 Senate • Introduced -SJ 223
• 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 • Original reference(s) removed: Community Affairs; Rules
• Remaining references corrected to Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation, Tourism, and Economic Development; Appropriations -SJ 281
• Now in Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation, Tourism, and Economic Development
3/18/2021 Senate • CS by Commerce and Tourism read 1st time -SJ 280
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: Favorable by Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation, Tourism, and Economic Development; YEAS 11 NAYS 0 -SJ 408
• Now in Appropriations
4/12/2021 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations, 04/15/21, 9:00 am, 412 Knott Building --Temporarily Postponed
4/19/2021 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations, 04/19/21, 10:00 am, 412 Knott Building --Temporarily Postponed
4/30/2021 Senate • Died in Appropriations