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Last Action: This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on September 30, 2015.
Jul 23, 2007
110th Congress, 2007–2009
This bill was introduced on October 30, 2007, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Senator from New Jersey
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Last Updated: Apr 22, 2008
Length: 8 pages
A bill to promote competition, to preserve the ability of local governments to provide broadband capability and services, and for other purposes.
4/22/2008--Reported to Senate amended.Community Broadband Act of 2007 - Prohibits any state or local government statute, regulation, or other legal requirement from having the effect of prohibiting any public provider ... Read more >
The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, S. 1294 (109th).
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Reported by Committee
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This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 1853”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.
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Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jun 23, 2005
Referred to Committee
Last Action: Aug 1, 2007
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Civic Impulse. (2015). S. 1853 — 110th Congress: Community Broadband Act of 2007. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/110/s1853
“S. 1853 — 110th Congress: Community Broadband Act of 2007.” www.GovTrack.us. 2007. October 4, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/110/s1853>
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