S.1166 - Internet Exchange Act of 2019116th Congress (2019-2020) |
|Sponsor:||Sen. Blackburn, Marsha [R-TN] (Introduced 04/11/2019)|
|Committees:||Senate - Commerce, Science, and Transportation|
|Committee Meetings:||11/18/20 9:30AM|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 11/18/2020 Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.1166 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (04/11/2019)
Internet Exchange Act of 2019
This bill creates a grant program for the establishment and expansion of facilities through which internet service providers and content delivery networks exchange internet traffic (internet exchange facilities) in unserved or underserved areas.
Further, the bill allows recipients of funding from the E-Rate and Telehealth programs to apply such funds to the procurement or maintenance of a connection to an internet exchange facility.