S.Res. 191 (110th): A resolution establishing a national goal for the universal deployment of next-generation broadband networks to access the Internet and for other uses by 2015, and calling upon Congress and the President to develop a strategy, enact legislation, and adopt policies to accomplish this objective.

Introduced:

May 8, 2007
110th Congress, 2007–2009

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on May 8, 2007, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

John “Jay” Rockefeller IV
Senator from West Virginia
Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: May 8, 2007
Length: 4 pages

About the resolution

Summary (CRS)
5/8/2007--Introduced.Establishes a national next-generation broadband network goal to bring, by 2015, universal and affordable access to networks with the capability of transmitting data bidirectionally at 100 megabits per second for ...

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The “S.Res.” in “S.Res. 191” means this is a Senate simple resolution in the United States Congress. A simple resolution is used for matters that affect just one chamber of Congress, often to change the rules of the chamber to set the manner of debate for a related bill. It must be agreed to in the chamber in which it was introduced. It is not voted on in the other chamber and does not have the force of law.

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History

Introduced
May 8, 2007

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