Broadband service; authority of localities to provide. (HB1242)

Introduced By

Del. Steve Heretick (D-Portsmouth)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Authority of localities to provide broadband service. Provides that any locality may establish any department, office, board, commission, agency, or other governmental division or entity that has authority to offer telecommunications, Internet access, broadband, information, and data transmission services. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/08/2020Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20105181D
01/08/2020Referred to Committee on Communications, Technology and Innovation
01/12/2020Impact statement from DHCD (HB1242)
01/16/2020Assigned CT & I sub: Technology and Innovation
01/18/2020Impact statement from DHCD (HB1242)
01/22/2020Subcommittee recommends striking from docket (7-Y 0-N)
02/11/2020Left in Communications, Technology and Innovation

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: SB351.

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