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
Sponsor. Senior Senator for Mississippi. Republican.
Last Updated: Nov 21, 2019
Length: 8 pages
116th Congress (2019–2021)
This bill was introduced on May 15, 2019, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
What legislators are saying
“Pence Introduces Legislation to Improve Broadband Access”
— Rep. Greg Pence [R-IN6] on Sep 12, 2019
What stakeholders are saying
May 2, 2019
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May 15, 2019
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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S. 1294 (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 S. 1294. 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 enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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