To direct the Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Communications and Information to make grants for the establishment or expansion of internet exchange facilities, and for other purposes.
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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Missouri's 7th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Jul 22, 2019
Length: 5 pages
116th Congress (2019–2021)
This bill was introduced on July 22, 2019, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
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6 Cosponsors (6 Republicans)
What legislators are saying
“Rural Broadband Gets Another Boost in Southwest Missouri”
— Rep. Billy Long [R-MO7] (Sponsor) on Feb 13, 2020
“Kustoff Joins Colleagues in Introducing Legislation to Improve Broadband Infrastructure in Rural America”
— Rep. David Kustoff [R-TN8] (Co-sponsor) on Jul 24, 2019
Jul 22, 2019
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H.R. 3869 (116th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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