H.R.4814 - Community Broadband Act of 2018115th Congress (2017-2018)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Eshoo, Anna G. [D-CA-18] (Introduced 01/17/2018)|
|Committees:||House - Energy and Commerce|
|Latest Action:||House - 01/19/2018 Referred to the Subcommittee on Communications and Technology. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.4814 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (01/17/2018)
Community Broadband Act of 2018
This bill amends the Telecommunications Act of 1996 to bar states from prohibiting their state government, a political subdivision, or an Indian tribe from providing (i.e., serving as a "public provider" of) high-speed broadband telecommunications capabilities or services to persons or public or private entities.
A public provider that regulates competing private providers of such telecommunications services may not discriminate in favor of itself or a provider that it owns.