S.1294 - Community Broadband Act of 2005109th Congress (2005-2006)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Lautenberg, Frank R. [D-NJ] (Introduced 06/23/2005)|
|Committees:||Senate - Commerce, Science, and Transportation|
|Latest Action:||06/23/2005 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. (text of measure as introduced: CR S7298-7299) (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.1294 — 109th Congress (2005-2006)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (06/23/2005)
Community Broadband Act of 2005 - Amends the Telecommunications Act of 1996 to prohibit any state statute, regulation, or other legal requirement from prohibiting any public provider from providing, to any person or public or private entity, advanced telecommunications capability or any service that utilizes such capability.
Defines as a "public provider" any State or political subdivision thereof, or Indian tribe, that provides telecommunications capability or any service that utilizes such capability.