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Short Titles as Introduced

Rural Broadband Connectivity Act of 2018

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Official Titles - House of Representatives

Official Title as Introduced

To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow for a credit against tax for placing in service qualified broadband property to expand the level of broadband service in a qualified rural census tract.

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09/25/2018Introduced in House

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09/25/2018Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.
Action By: House of Representatives
09/25/2018Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

Cosponsors (5)

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CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Rep. Abraham, Ralph Lee [R-LA-5]* 09/25/2018
Rep. Barletta, Lou [R-PA-11]* 09/25/2018
Rep. Bergman, Jack [R-MI-1]* 09/25/2018
Rep. Gosar, Paul A. [R-AZ-4]* 09/25/2018
Rep. LaMalfa, Doug [R-CA-1] 10/23/2018

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House Ways and Means09/25/2018 Referred to

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Introduced in House (09/25/2018)

Rural Broadband Connectivity Act of 2018

This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to allow a tax credit for a portion of the cost of a broadband project designed to expand the number of individuals with broadband service in a qualified rural census tract. A "qualified rural census tract" must be designated by the Department of the Treasury as: (1) being rural, and (2) having less than 50% of residents with access to broadband service.