H. R. 1043
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
February 15, 2021
Mr. Carter of Georgia introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committee on Natural Resources, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned
To provide that an eligible facilities request under section 6409(a) of the Middle Class Tax Relief and Job Creation Act of 2012 is not subject to requirements to prepare certain environmental or historical preservation reviews.
This Act may be cited as the
Proportional Reviews for Broadband Deployment Act.
Application of NEPA and NHPA to wireless facilities deployment
Section 6409(a)(3) of the Middle Class Tax Relief and Job Creation Act of 2012 (47 U.S.C. 1455(a)(3)) is amended to read as follows:
Application of NEPA; NHPA
An eligible facilities request shall not be subject to the requirements of section 102(2)(C) of the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (42 U.S.C. 4332(2)(C)).
National Historic Preservation Act exemption
An eligible facilities request shall not be considered an undertaking under section 300320 of title 54, United States Code.