Summary: S.645 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)

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Reported to Senate with amendment(s) (10/02/2018)

Measuring the Economic Impact of Broadband Act of 2018

This bill requires the Department of Commerce to assess, and submit a report regarding, the effects of the digital economy on the U.S. economy. In conducting the assessment, Commerce must: (1) consider the impact of the deployment and adoption of digital-enabling infrastructure and broadband, e-commerce and platform-enabled peer-to-peer commerce, and the production and consumption of digital media; and (2) consult with other government agencies, businesses, rural and urban Internet service and telecommunications infrastructure providers, and consumer and community organizations.