S. 1492 (110th): Broadband Data Improvement Act


May 24, 2007
110th Congress, 2007–2009


Enacted — Signed by the President on Oct 10, 2008

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on October 10, 2008.


Pub.L. 110-385


Daniel Inouye

Senator from Hawaii



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Last Updated: Oct 1, 2008
Length: 10 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to improve the quality of federal and state data regarding the availability and quality of broadband services and to promote the deployment of affordable broadband services to all parts of the Nation.

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H.R. 3893 (Related)
Connect America Now Act

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Oct 18, 2007

What is a bill?

The “S.” in “S. 1492” means this is a Senate bill in the United States Congress. A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


May 24, 2007
Reported by Committee
Jul 19, 2007
Passed Senate
Sep 26, 2008
Vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.
Passed House
Sep 29, 2008
Vote was without objection so no record of individual votes was made.
Senate Agreed to Changes
Sep 30, 2008
Vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.
Enacted — Signed by the President
Oct 10, 2008


22 cosponsors (17D, 5R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no votes related to this bill.

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