S. 1939 (112th): Broadband Conduit Deployment Act of 2011

Introduced:
Dec 01, 2011 (112th Congress, 2011–2013)
Status:
Died (Referred to Committee)
Sponsor
Amy Klobuchar
Senator from Minnesota
Party
Democrat
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Last Updated
Dec 01, 2011
Length
5 pages
Related Bills
S. 1266 (111th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jun 15, 2009

H.R. 1695 (Related)
Broadband Conduit Deployment Act of 2011

Referred to Committee
Last Action: May 03, 2011

 
Status

This bill was introduced on December 1, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Progress
Introduced Dec 01, 2011
Referred to Committee Dec 01, 2011
 
Full Title

A bill to amend title 23, United States Code, to direct the Secretary of Transportation to require that broadband conduits be installed as part of certain highway construction projects, and for other purposes.

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Cosponsors
1 cosponsors (1D) (show)
Committees

Senate Environment and Public Works

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12/1/2011--Introduced.
Broadband Conduit Deployment Act of 2011 - Directs the Secretary of Transportation (DOT) to require states to install broadband conduits (conduits for fiber optic cables that support broadband or wireless facilities for broadband service) in certain highway construction projects.
Requires the Secretary to ensure that any requesting broadband provider has access to such installed broadband conduit on a competitively neutral and nondiscriminatory basis, for a charge not to exceed a cost-based rate.

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