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SB 17, Rural Telephone Cooperatives and Broadband Services

 
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Neutral Charlotte Davis, (678) 686-6291

Last Updated: 2/16/2019
Subject Area: Utilities |
Resources: bill text

This legislation would authorize rural telephone cooperatives to furnish broadband services either directly or indirectly through an agreement or through a broadband affiliate. 

Under the legislation, the rural telephone cooperatives may provide the broadband service separate from the telephone service and in a different geographic area, however, fund recovery from the Universal Access Fund is prohibited. 

BILL STATUS

2/14/2019 - Pending in Senate Rules

AUTHOR

Sen. Steve Gooch
District 51
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