Broadband Advisory Council; increases membership. (HB2207)

Introduced By

Del. Margaret Ransone (R-Kinsale) with support from co-patrons Del. Kathy Byron (R-Lynchburg), and Del. Steve Landes (R-Weyers Cave)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Broadband Advisory Council; membership. Changes the membership of the Broadband Advisory Council (the Council) by (i) removing three nonlegislative citizen members: one citizen representative from the Virginia Telecommunications Industry Association and two at-large members and (ii) adding one member of the House of Delegates, one member of the Senate, one nonlegislative citizen member who is a representative of small Internet service providers, and the executive director of the Center for Rural Virginia as an ex officio member. The bill also directs the Division of Legislative Services to provide additional staff support to legislative members serving on the Council. The bill contains technical amendments. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/15/2015Presented and ordered printed 15103601D
01/15/2015Referred to Committee on General Laws
01/20/2015Assigned GL sub: Subcommittee #4
01/22/2015Impact statement from DPB (HB2207)
01/22/2015Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (7-Y 0-N)
01/27/2015Reported from General Laws with substitute (21-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/27/2015Committee substitute printed 15104243D-H1
01/29/2015Read first time
01/30/2015Read second time
01/30/2015Committee substitute agreed to 15104243D-H1
01/30/2015Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB2207H1
02/02/2015Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
02/02/2015VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/03/2015Constitutional reading dispensed
02/03/2015Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology
02/05/2015Impact statement from DPB (HB2207H1)
02/16/2015Reported from General Laws and Technology (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/18/2015Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/19/2015Read third time
02/19/2015Passed Senate (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/24/2015Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB2207ER)
02/25/2015Impact statement from DPB (HB2207ER)
02/25/2015Signed by Speaker
02/26/2015G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, Monday, March 30, 2015
02/26/2015Signed by President
02/26/2015Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on 2/26/15
02/26/2015G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, Sunday, March 29, 2015
03/17/2015G Approved by Governor-Chapter 239 (effective 7/1/15)
03/17/2015G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0239)


This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 1 clip in all, totaling 1 minute.