SB 732
(Bates)

Establishes the Rural Broadband Infrastructure Program at the PUC, to provide funding for broadband service with speeds of at least 100 mbps downstream and 100 mbps upstream to rural areas that are unserved and to to upgrade service in areas that are underserved to the extent funding remains available; initially appropriate $5B, and $1B per year for the following 5 years.

History

  • March 3, 2021 – Referred to Sen. Energy, Utilities and Communications and Sen. Education.
  • February 22, 2021 – Deadline waived by supermajority vote.
  • February 19, 2021 – Introduced.