H.R.5486 - Broadband Internet for Small Ports Act116th Congress (2019-2020) |
|Sponsor:||Rep. Plaskett, Stacey E. [D-VI-At Large] (Introduced 12/18/2019)|
|Committees:||House - Agriculture; Energy and Commerce|
|Latest Action:||House - 01/13/2020 Referred to the Subcommittee on Commodity Exchanges, Energy, and Credit. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.5486 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (12/18/2019)
Broadband Internet for Small Ports Act
This bill requires the Department of Agriculture, when distributing funds for broadband deployment, to give priority to projects for small ports and projects on cropland or ranchland.
In addition, a recipient of such rural broadband buildout funding must provide certain geolocation information as a condition of receiving the funds.