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Short Title(s) as Introduced

Bridging the Tribal Digital Divide Act of 2020

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Official Titles as Introduced

A bill to expedite and streamline the deployment of affordable broadband service on Tribal land, and for other purposes.

Actions Overview (1)

Date Actions Overview
02/11/2020Introduced in Senate

All Actions (3)

Date All Actions
11/18/2020Committee on Indian Affairs. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
09/23/2020Committee on Indian Affairs. Hearings held. Hearings printed: S.Hrg. 116-359.
02/11/2020Read twice and referred to the Committee on Indian Affairs.
Action By: Senate

Cosponsors (5)

* = Original cosponsor
CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Sen. Cantwell, Maria [D-WA]* 02/11/2020
Sen. Heinrich, Martin [D-NM]* 02/11/2020
Sen. Warren, Elizabeth [D-MA] 06/29/2020
Sen. Smith, Tina [D-MN] 08/06/2020
Sen. Schatz, Brian [D-HI] 09/16/2020

Committees (1)

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Related Documents
Senate Indian Affairs02/11/2020 Referred to
09/23/2020 Hearings by
11/18/2020 Markup by

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Introduced in Senate (02/11/2020)

Bridging the Tribal Digital Divide Act of 2020

This bill establishes an interagency coordination program for tribal access to broadband service and further expands broadband access on tribal land, including by setting aside certain funds for its deployment and establishing a pilot program for tribes to grant rights-of-way for the construction, maintenance, and facilitation of broadband service on their land.