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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

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  • 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

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  • CS/SB 2004, Committee Substitute 1 (Current Bill Version) 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) 4/8/2021 (pdf)
    Appropriations (Pre-Meeting) 4/13/2021 (pdf)

    Committee Amendments (1)

    Amendment Sponsor Filed Last Committee Action Format
    547780 - Amendment (Delete All)
    Delete everything after the enacting clause and insert:
    Appropriations
    (Burgess)
    4/13/2021
    4:40 PM
    Web Page
    PDF

    Committee Votes (1)

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

    Citations - Statutes (1)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    364.0135 Promotion of broadband adoption; Florida Office of Broadband. Page 1 (pdf)

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  • SB 2004, Original Filed Version Posted 3/1/2021 at 3:32 PM

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

    Committee Amendments (1)

    Amendment Sponsor Filed Last Committee Action Format
    233844 - Amendment
    Between lines 80 and 81 insert:
    Commerce and Tourism
    (Burgess)
    3/12/2021
    2:46 PM
    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 (1)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    364.0135 Promotion of broadband adoption; Florida Office of Broadband. Page 1 (pdf)

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