Electric utilities; expands existing broadband capacity pilot program. (HB1923)

Introduced By

Del. Hala Ayala (D-Woodbridge) with support from co-patrons Del. Terry Kilgore (R-Gate City), Del. Kaye Kory (D-Falls Church), and Del. Alfonso Lopez (D-Arlington)

Progress

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

Description

Electric utilities; broadband capacity pilot program. Expands an existing pilot program under which Dominion Energy and Appalachian Power are authorized to provide or make available broadband capacity to Internet service providers in areas of the Commonwealth that are unserved by broadband to include municipal Internet service providers. The current program is restricted to nongovernmental Internet service providers. Read the Bill »

Status

01/19/2021: passed committee

History

DateAction
01/10/2021Committee
01/10/2021Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/21 21101272D
01/10/2021Referred to Committee on Labor and Commerce
01/14/2021Assigned L & C sub: Subcommittee #3
01/15/2021Impact statement from SCC (HB1923)
01/18/2021Subcommittee recommends reporting (11-Y 0-N)
01/19/2021Reported from Labor and Commerce (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/20/2021Read first time

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