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H.R. 288: Small Business Broadband Deployment Act

H.R. 288 extends the temporary exemption granted to small businesses by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) from enhanced disclosure requirements for Internet service providers (ISPs) in the Open Internet Order by five years. The current exemption, which is expiring at the end of 2016, exempts ISPs with fewer than 100,000 subscribers from certain disclosure requirements. H.R. 288 increases the size ... Continue reading »
(Source: Republican Policy Committee)

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Overview

Introduced:

Jan 4, 2017

Status:

Passed House (Senate next) on Jan 10, 2017

This bill passed in the House on January 10, 2017 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.

Sponsor:

Greg Walden

Representative for Oregon's 2nd congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Jan 11, 2017
Length: 3 pages

Prognosis:

30% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

History

Jan 4, 2017
 
Introduced

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

Jan 10, 2017
 
Passed House (Senate next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Pending
 
Passed Senate

Pending
 
Signed by the President

H.R. 288 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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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