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H.R. 4374: Broadband Internet Connections for Rural America Act

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To bolster certain rural broadband programs of the Department of Agriculture.

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Sponsor and status

David Scott

Sponsor. Representative for Georgia's 13th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Jul 9, 2021
Length: 19 pages
Introduced
Jul 9, 2021
117th Congress (2021–2023)
Status

Ordered Reported on Jul 14, 2021

The committees assigned to this bill sent it to the House or Senate as a whole for consideration on July 14, 2021.

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Prognosis
1% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)
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Position statements

What legislators are saying

Chairman David Scott and Ranking Member Glenn 'GT' Thompson Issue Letter Urging House Leadership to Bring Bipartisan Broadband Bill to Floor
    — Rep. David Scott [D-GA13] (Sponsor) on Jul 29, 2021

Congresswoman Miller Supports Bipartisan Broadband Legislation
    — Rep. Mary Miller [R-IL15] on Jul 16, 2021

Jacobs Helps Advance Critical Rural Broadband Legislation
    — Rep. Chris Jacobs [R-NY27] on Jul 14, 2021

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What stakeholders are saying

R Street Institute SpendingTracker.org estimates H.R. 4374 will add $33.5 billion in new spending through 2031.

History

Jul 9, 2021
 
Introduced

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Jul 14, 2021
 
Ordered Reported

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Aug 6, 2021
 
Reported by House Committee on Agriculture

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H.R. 4374 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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