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Sep 24, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010
This bill was introduced on September 24, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for California's 5th congressional district
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Last Updated: Sep 24, 2009
Length: 4 pages
To amend the Communications Act of 1934 to establish a Lifeline Assistance Program for universal broadband adoption, and for other purposes.
9/24/2009--Introduced.Broadband Affordability Act of 2009 - Requires the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to establish a broadband lifeline program enabling qualifying low-income customers residing in urban and rural areas to purchase ... Read more >
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This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 2163 (112th).
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.R. 3646 — 111th Congress: Broadband Affordability Act of 2009. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/hr3646
“H.R. 3646 — 111th Congress: Broadband Affordability Act of 2009.” www.GovTrack.us. 2009. October 8, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/hr3646>
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