Local services districts; broadband and telecommunications services. (HB2141)

Introduced By

Del. Bob Thomas (R-Stafford) with support from co-patrons Del. Mark Cole (R-Fredericksburg), Del. Matt Fariss (R-Rustburg), Del. Delores McQuinn (D-Richmond), Del. Roslyn Tyler (D-Jarratt), and Del. Jeion Ward (D-Hampton)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law

Description

Local services districts; broadband and telecommunications services. Authorizes a local governing body, with respect to a service district, to contract with a broadband service provider who will construct, maintain, and own communications facilities and equipment required to facilitate delivery of last-mile broadband services to unserved areas of the service district, provided that the locality documents that less than 10 percent of residential and commercial units within the project area are capable of receiving broadband service at the time the construction project is approved by the locality. Amends § 15.2-2403, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »

Status

03/09/2019: Passed the General Assembly

History

DateAction
01/08/2019Committee
01/08/2019Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/19 19103237D
01/08/2019Referred to Committee on Counties, Cities and Towns
01/14/2019Assigned CC & T sub: Subcommittee #2
01/23/2019House subcommittee amendments and substitutes offered
01/23/2019Subcommittee recommends reporting with substitute (6-Y 0-N)
01/25/2019House committee, floor amendments and substitutes offered
01/25/2019Reported from Counties, Cities and Towns with substitute (21-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/25/2019Committee substitute printed 19105598D-H1
01/29/2019Read first time
01/30/2019Read second time
01/30/2019Committee substitute agreed to 19105598D-H1
01/30/2019Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB2141H1
01/31/2019Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
01/31/2019VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/01/2019Constitutional reading dispensed
02/01/2019Referred to Committee on Local Government
02/12/2019Reported from Local Government with amendments (12-Y 0-N 1-A) (see vote tally)
02/14/2019Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/15/2019Read third time
02/15/2019Reading of amendments waived
02/15/2019Committee amendments agreed to
02/15/2019Engrossed by Senate as amended
02/15/2019Passed Senate with amendments (38-Y 0-N 1-A) (see vote tally)
02/19/2019Placed on Calendar
02/19/2019Senate amendments rejected by House (0-Y 98-N)
02/19/2019VOTE: REJECTED (0-Y 98-N) (see vote tally)
02/20/2019Senate insisted on amendments (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/20/2019Motion for (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/20/2019Senate insisted on amendments (39-Y 0-N 1-A) (see vote tally)
02/20/2019Senate requested conference committee
02/21/2019House acceded to request
02/21/2019Conferees appointed by House
02/21/2019Delegates: Thomas, Byron, Krizek
02/21/2019Conferees appointed by Senate
02/21/2019Senators: Stanley, Carrico, Favola
02/21/2019C Amended by conference committee
02/21/2019Conference substitute printed 19107566D-H2
02/22/2019Conference report agreed to by House (98-Y 0-N)
02/22/2019VOTE: ADOPTION (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/22/2019Conference report agreed to by Senate (36-Y 0-N 1-A) (see vote tally)
03/07/2019Enrolled
03/07/2019Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB2141ER)
03/07/2019Signed by Speaker
03/09/2019Signed by President
03/11/2019Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on March 11, 2019
03/11/2019G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 26, 2019
03/18/2019Governor's recommendation received by House

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