H.R. 4596: Small Business Broadband Deployment Act

To ensure that small business providers of broadband Internet access service can devote resources to broadband deployment rather than compliance with cumbersome regulatory requirements.

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Feb 24, 2016


Passed House on Mar 16, 2016

This bill passed in the House on March 16, 2016 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.


Greg Walden

Representative for Oregon's 2nd congressional district



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Last Updated: Mar 17, 2016
Length: 3 pages


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Feb 24, 2016

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Feb 25, 2016
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Mar 16, 2016
Passed House

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

Passed Senate

Signed by the President

H.R. 4596 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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