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CS/HB 945: Broadband Internet Service

GENERAL BILL by Appropriations Committee ; Holder ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Williams, T.

Broadband Internet Service; Transfers Broadband Initiative Program from DMS to DEO & revises provisions to promote adoption of broadband Internet service if certain conditions are met.

Effective Date: upon approval of the budget amendment required under section 3
Last Action: 4/22/2012 - Chapter No. 2012-131
Location: Became Law
Bill Text: PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
12/7/2011 House • Filed
12/21/2011 House • Referred to Energy and Utilities Subcommittee; Economic Affairs Committee; Appropriations Committee; State Affairs Committee -HJ 92
1/10/2012 House • Introduced -HJ 92
1/12/2012 House • On Committee agenda-- Energy and Utilities Subcommittee, 01/17/12, 9:00 am, Webster Hall
1/17/2012 House • Favorable by Energy and Utilities Subcommittee; YEAS 14 NAYS 1 -HJ 237
• Now in Economic Affairs Committee -HJ 237
1/30/2012 House • On Committee agenda-- Economic Affairs Committee, 02/01/12, 8:00 am, Reed Hall
2/1/2012 House • Favorable by Economic Affairs Committee; YEAS 15 NAYS 0 -HJ 455
• Now in Appropriations Committee -HJ 455
2/13/2012 House • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations Committee, 02/15/12, 8:00 am, Webster Hall
2/15/2012 House • CS by Appropriations Committee; YEAS 20 NAYS 0 -HJ 670
2/16/2012 House • Pending review of CS under Rule 7.19(c)
• CS by Appropriations Committee read 1st time -HJ 661
2/17/2012 House • Now in State Affairs Committee -HJ 682
2/20/2012 House • On Committee agenda-- State Affairs Committee, 02/22/12, 9:00 am, Webster Hall
2/22/2012 House • Favorable by- State Affairs Committee; YEAS 13 NAYS 4 -HJ 738
• Placed on Calendar -HJ 738
2/24/2012 House • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 02/28/12
2/28/2012 House • Read 2nd time -HJ 861
• Placed on 3rd reading
2/29/2012 House • Read 3rd time -HJ 914
• CS passed; YEAS 97 NAYS 19 -HJ 915
2/29/2012 Senate • In Messages
3/5/2012 Senate • Received -SJ 823
• Referred to Communications, Energy, and Public Utilities; Commerce and Tourism; Budget Subcommittee on Transportation, Tourism, and Economic Development Appropriations; Budget -SJ 823
3/9/2012 Senate • Withdrawn from Communications, Energy, and Public Utilities; Commerce and Tourism; Budget Subcommittee on Transportation, Tourism, and Economic Development Appropriations; Budget -SJ 1188
• Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading -SJ 1188
• Substituted for CS/SB 1242 -SJ 1188
• Read 2nd time -SJ 1188
• Read 3rd time -SJ 1188
• CS passed; YEAS 40 NAYS 0 -SJ 1188
3/9/2012 House • Ordered enrolled -HJ 1714
4/6/2012 • Signed by Officers and presented to Governor
4/20/2012 • Approved by Governor
4/22/2012 • Chapter No. 2012-131