S. 2880 (111th): Rural Broadband Initiative Act of 2009


Dec 14, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on December 14, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Kirsten Gillibrand

Senator from New York



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Last Updated: Dec 14, 2009
Length: 13 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to amend the Rural Electrification Act of 1936 to establish an Office of Rural Broadband Initiatives in the Department of Agriculture, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

Rural Broadband Initiative Act of 2009 - Amends the Rural Electrification Act of 1936 to establish in the Department of Agriculture the Office of Rural Broadband Initiatives, to be headed ... Read more >

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Dec 14, 2009

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This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 2880”). 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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Related Bills

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H.R. 4545 (Related)
Rural Broadband Initiative Act of 2010

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 27, 2010

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