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H.R. 4842 (115th): Streamlining Permitting to Enable Efficient Deployment of Broadband Infrastructure Act of 2018

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To amend the Communications Act of 1934 to provide that the Federal Communications Commission is not required to perform any review under the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 or division A of subtitle III of title 54, United States Code, as a condition of permitting the placement and installation of a communications facility, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

John Shimkus

Sponsor. Representative for Illinois's 15th congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Jan 18, 2018
Length: 8 pages
Introduced:

Jan 18, 2018
115th Congress, 2017–2019

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on January 18, 2018, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

History

Jan 18, 2018
 
Introduced

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Jan 30, 2018
 
Considered by Communications and Technology

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H.R. 4842 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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This bill was introduced in the 115th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2017 to Jan 3, 2019. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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