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Short Titles as Introduced

Streamlining Permitting to Enable Efficient Deployment of Broadband Infrastructure Act of 2018

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Official Titles - House of Representatives

Official Title as Introduced

To amend the Communications Act of 1934 to provide that the Federal Communications Commission is not required to perform any review under the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 or division A of subtitle III of title 54, United States Code, as a condition of permitting the placement and installation of a communications facility, and for other purposes.


Actions Overview (1)

Date Actions Overview
01/18/2018Introduced in House

All Actions (5)

Date All Actions
01/23/2018Referred to the Subcommittee on Federal Lands.
Action By: Committee on Natural Resources
01/19/2018Referred to the Subcommittee on Communications and Technology.
Action By: Committee on Energy and Commerce
01/18/2018Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committee on Natural Resources, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
Action By: House of Representatives
01/18/2018Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committee on Natural Resources, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
Action By: House of Representatives
01/18/2018Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

Cosponsors (0)

No cosponsors.


Committees (2)

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Related Documents
House Energy and Commerce01/18/2018 Referred to
House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Communications and Technology01/19/2018 Referred to
House Natural Resources01/18/2018 Referred to
House Natural Resources Subcommittee on Federal Lands01/23/2018 Referred to

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Introduced in House (01/18/2018)

Streamlining Permitting to Enable Efficient Deployment of Broadband Infrastructure Act of 2018

This bill amends the Communications Act of 1934 to exempt certain broadband infrastructure project actions, including granting a covered easement, placement and installation of a communications facility, and replacement of a communications facility located in an existing public right-of-way, from environmental review requirements under the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969.