Rural broadband; requiring the Corporation Commission promulgate rules and procedures for establishment of the State Broadband Deployment Grant Program; effective date.

Authored by Representative Phillips

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What is it?

HB 1124, as introduced, directs the Corporation Commission, with participation from the Rural Broadband Expansion Council, to promulgate rules and procedures establishing the State Broadband Deployment Grant Program. The program would include a competitive grant program to award funding to applicants seeking to expand access to broadband internet service. The measure also creates a revolving fund for the grant program.

(Summary provided by the Legislature)