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H.R. 530: 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)

Introduced on Jan 14, 2019

This bill is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on January 14, 2019. It will typically be considered by committee next before it is possibly sent on to the House or Senate as a whole.

4% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

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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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