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H.R. 3162: Broadband Data Improvement Act of 2019

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To improve broadband data collection, mapping, and validation to support the effective deployment of broadband services to all areas of the United States, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

Cathy McMorris Rodgers

Sponsor. Representative for Washington's 5th congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Jun 6, 2019
Length: 15 pages
Jun 6, 2019
116th Congress (2019–2021)

Introduced on Jun 6, 2019

This bill is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on June 6, 2019. It will typically be considered by committee next before it is possibly sent on to the House or Senate as a whole.

2% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

Position statements

What legislators are saying

Wittman Supports FCC Efforts to Improve Broadband Mapping
    — Rep. Robert Wittman [R-VA1] (Co-sponsor) on Aug 13, 2019

Democratic Representative David Trone Visits Republican Representative Cathy McMorris Rodgers in Washington State to Advance Bipartisan Priorities
    — Rep. David Trone [D-MD6] (Co-sponsor) on Oct 4, 2019

Wittman Advocates for Broadband Expansion
    — Rep. Robert Wittman [R-VA1] (Co-sponsor) on Jul 30, 2019

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Jun 6, 2019

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Sep 11, 2019
Considered by Communications and Technology

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H.R. 3162 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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