Localities; authority to provide broadband service. (SB351)

Introduced By

Sen. Louise Lucas (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


01/06/2020Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20103514D
01/06/2020Referred to Committee on Local Government
01/12/2020Impact statement from DHCD (SB351)
01/18/2020Impact statement from DHCD (SB351)
01/20/2020Stricken at request of Patron in Local Government (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: HB1242.

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