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Short Titles - Senate

Short Titles as Reported to Senate

Measuring the Economic Impact of Broadband Act of 2018

Short Titles as Introduced

Measuring the Economic Impact of Broadband Act of 2017

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Official Titles as Introduced

A bill to require the Secretary of Commerce to conduct an assessment and analysis of the effects of broadband deployment and adoption on the economy of the United States, and for other purposes.


Actions Overview (2)

Date
10/02/2018Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. Reported by Senator Thune with an amendment in the nature of a substitute. With written report No. 115-341.
03/15/2017Introduced in Senate

All Actions (4)

Date
10/02/2018Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 613.
Action By: Senate
10/02/2018Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. Reported by Senator Thune with an amendment in the nature of a substitute. With written report No. 115-341.
Action By: Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation
06/27/2018Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
Action By: Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation
03/15/2017Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.
Action By: Senate

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Committees (1)

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation03/15/2017 Referred to
06/27/2018 Markup by
10/02/2018 Reported by S. Rept. 115-341

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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.