S.1939 - Broadband Conduit Deployment Act of 2011112th Congress (2011-2012)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Klobuchar, Amy [D-MN] (Introduced 12/01/2011)|
|Committees:||Senate - Environment and Public Works|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 12/01/2011 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.1939 — 112th Congress (2011-2012)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (12/01/2011)
Broadband Conduit Deployment Act of 2011 - Directs the Secretary of Transportation (DOT) to require states to install broadband conduits (conduits for fiber optic cables that support broadband or wireless facilities for broadband service) in certain highway construction projects.
Requires the Secretary to ensure that any requesting broadband provider has access to such installed broadband conduit on a competitively neutral and nondiscriminatory basis, for a charge not to exceed a cost-based rate.