skip to main content

H.R. 4229: Broadband Deployment Accuracy and Technological Availability Act

Call or Write Congress

To require the Federal Communications Commission to issue rules relating to the collection of data with respect to the availability of broadband services, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

David Loebsack

Sponsor. Representative for Iowa's 2nd congressional district. Democrat.

Read Text »
Last Updated: Sep 6, 2019
Length: 25 pages
Introduced
Sep 6, 2019
Status

Ordered Reported on Nov 20, 2019

The committees assigned to this bill sent it to the House or Senate as a whole for consideration on November 20, 2019.

Prognosis
49% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)
Source

Position statements

What legislators are saying

Loebsacks Legislation to Improve Broadband Availability Maps Passes House Committee
    — Rep. David Loebsack [D-IA2] (Sponsor) on Nov 21, 2019

Griffith Supports Efforts to Improve Maternal Health, Expand Broadband as They Advance Out of Energy and Commerce Committee
    — Rep. Morgan Griffith [R-VA9] (Co-sponsor) on Nov 21, 2019

Energy and Commerce Committee Advances Latta Priorities
    — Rep. Robert Latta [R-OH5] (Co-sponsor) on Nov 20, 2019

More statements at ProPublica Represent...

History

Sep 6, 2019
 
Introduced

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

Sep 11, 2019
 
Considered by Communications and Technology

A committee held a hearing or business meeting about the bill.

Nov 14, 2019
 
Considered by Communications and Technology

A committee held a hearing or business meeting about the bill.

Nov 19, 2019
 
Considered by House Committee on Energy and Commerce

A committee held a hearing or business meeting about the bill.

Nov 20, 2019
 
Ordered Reported

A committee has voted to issue a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

If this bill has further action, the following steps may occur next:
 
Passed House

 
Passed Senate

 
Signed by the President

H.R. 4229 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.

How to cite this information.

We recommend the following MLA-formatted citation when using the information you see here in academic work:

“H.R. 4229 — 116th Congress: Broadband Deployment Accuracy and Technological Availability Act.” www.GovTrack.us. 2019. December 7, 2019 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/116/hr4229>

Where is this information from?

GovTrack automatically collects legislative information from a variety of governmental and non-governmental sources. This page is sourced primarily from Congress.gov, the official portal of the United States Congress. Congress.gov is generally updated one day after events occur, and so legislative activity shown here may be one day behind. Data via the congress project.