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S. 1294: Broadband Interagency Coordination Act of 2019

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A bill to require Federal agencies with jurisdiction over broadband deployment to enter into an interagency agreement related to certain types of funding for broadband deployment.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

Roger Wicker

Sponsor. Senior Senator for Mississippi. Republican.

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Last Updated: Nov 21, 2019
Length: 8 pages
Introduced
May 2, 2019
Status

Ordered Reported on May 15, 2019

The committees assigned to this bill sent it to the House or Senate as a whole for consideration on May 15, 2019.

Prognosis
18% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)
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Position statements

What legislators are saying

Pence Introduces Legislation to Improve Broadband Access
    — Rep. Greg Pence [R-IN6] on Sep 12, 2019

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What stakeholders are saying

Institute for Spending Reform SpendingTracker.org estimates S. 1294 will add $1 million in new spending through 2024.

History

May 2, 2019
 
Introduced

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

May 15, 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.

Nov 21, 2019
 
Reported by Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation

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Passed Senate

 
Passed House

 
Signed by the President

S. 1294 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.

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