A bill to promote competition, to preserve the ability of local governments to provide broadband capability and services, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor. Senator for New Jersey. Democrat.
Last Updated: Apr 22, 2008
Length: 8 pages
Jul 23, 2007
110th Congress, 2007–2009
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on October 30, 2007, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Jun 23, 2005
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, S. 1294 (109th).
Jul 23, 2007
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Oct 30, 2007
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S. 1853 (110th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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This bill was introduced in the 110th Congress, which met from Jan 4, 2007 to Jan 3, 2009. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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