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CS/HB 1543: Broadband Infrastructure

GENERAL BILL by Commerce Committee ; Tomkow ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Roth ; Stevenson

Broadband Infrastructure; Revises duties of Florida Office of Broadband to include administering certain reimbursements; authorizes certain persons to apply to office for reimbursement of certain pole replacement costs, subject to availability of funds; provides conditions under which pole replacement costs are eligible for reimbursement; provides application requirements; requires office to annually publish certain information on its website & provide certain information to Governor & Legislature; requires DEO to adopt rules.

Effective Date: 7/1/2022
Last Action: 3/14/2022 House - Died on Second Reading Calendar
Bill Text: PDF

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
1/10/2022 House • Filed
1/11/2022 House • 1st Reading (Original Filed Version)
1/16/2022 House • Referred to Tourism, Infrastructure & Energy Subcommittee
• Referred to Infrastructure & Tourism Appropriations Subcommittee
• Referred to Commerce Committee
• Now in Tourism, Infrastructure & Energy Subcommittee
2/1/2022 House • Added to Tourism, Infrastructure & Energy Subcommittee agenda
2/3/2022 House • Favorable by Tourism, Infrastructure & Energy Subcommittee
• Reported out of Tourism, Infrastructure & Energy Subcommittee
• Now in Infrastructure & Tourism Appropriations Subcommittee
2/14/2022 House • Added to Infrastructure & Tourism Appropriations Subcommittee agenda
2/16/2022 House • Favorable by Infrastructure & Tourism Appropriations Subcommittee
• Reported out of Infrastructure & Tourism Appropriations Subcommittee
• Now in Commerce Committee
2/27/2022 House • PCS added to Commerce Committee agenda
2/28/2022 House • Favorable with CS by Commerce Committee
• Reported out of Commerce Committee
• Laid on Table under Rule 7.18(a)
• CS Filed
• 1st Reading (Committee Substitute 1)
3/3/2022 House • Bill referred to House Calendar
• Added to Second Reading Calendar
3/12/2022 House • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
3/14/2022 House • Died on Second Reading Calendar