Summary: S.597 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in Senate (02/26/2015)

States' Rights Municipal Broadband Act of 2015

Amends the Telecommunications Act of 1996 to declare that the Federal Communications Commission's (FCC's) authority to take actions to accelerate deployment of advanced telecommunications capabilities shall not be construed to authorize the FCC to prevent states from implementing state laws regarding the provision of broadband Internet access service by states, municipalities, or political subdivisions.