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H.R. 530 (116th): Accelerating Broadband Development by Empowering Local Communities Act of 2019

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To provide that certain actions by the Federal Communications Commission shall have no force or effect.

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Sponsor and status

Anna Eshoo

Sponsor. Representative for California's 18th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Jan 14, 2019
Length: 2 pages
Jan 14, 2019
116th Congress (2019–2021)
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on January 14, 2019, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.


59 Cosponsors (59 Democrats)


Position statements

What legislators are saying

over 125 local governments and 130 public utilities in 47 states voice support for Eshoo bill to empower local 5g deployment
    — Rep. Anna Eshoo [D-CA18] (Sponsor) on Mar 5, 2019

Congressman Neguse Joins the Cities of Fort Collins, Loveland and Boulder to Support Bill to Enhance Local Control and Grow Broadband Access
    — Rep. Joe Neguse [D-CO2] (Co-sponsor) on May 3, 2019

Eshoo introduces legislation to restore local control in deployment of 5g
    — Rep. Anna Eshoo [D-CA18] (Sponsor) on Jan 15, 2019

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Jan 14, 2019

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H.R. 530 (116th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 530. This is the one from the 116th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 116th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2019 to Jan 3, 2021. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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