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


Dec 1, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

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


Amy Klobuchar

Senator from Minnesota



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Last Updated: Dec 1, 2011
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About the bill

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.

Summary (CRS)

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 ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Dec 1, 2011

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This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 1939”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


1 cosponsors (1D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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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 3, 2011

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