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S. 3671: Broadband Buildout Accountability Act


The text of the bill below is as of Feb 16, 2022 (Introduced).


II

117th CONGRESS

2d Session

S. 3671

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

February 16, 2022

(for himself, Mr. Wicker, Mr. Thune, Mr. Blunt, Mr. Cruz, Mrs. Fischer, Mr. Moran, Mr. Sullivan, Mrs. Blackburn, Mr. Young, Mr. Lee, Mr. Johnson, Mrs. Capito, and Ms. Lummis) introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary

A BILL

To apply the Freedom of Information Act to actions and decisions of the Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Communications and Information in carrying out the Broadband Equity, Access, and Deployment Program.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the Broadband Buildout Accountability Act.

2.

Applicability of FOIA to the Broadband Equity, Access, and Deployment Program

Section 60102(o)(2) of the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (47 U.S.C. 1702(o)(2)) is amended by inserting after Act’) the following: , except for section 552 of that title (commonly referred to as the Freedom of Information Act).