Witnesses

  • Mr. Jonathan Spalter President and CEO, USTelecom Questions for the Record [PDF]Response to Questions for the Record [PDF]Witness Invitation [PDF]Witness Statement [PDF]Truth in Testimony and CV [PDF]
  • Mr. Brad Gillen Executive Vice President, CTIA Witness Invitation [PDF]Questions for the Record [PDF]Response to Questions for the Record [PDF]Witness Statement [PDF]Truth in Testimony and CV [PDF]
  • Mr. Matthew Polka President and CEO, American Cable Association Questions for the Record [PDF]Response to Questions for the Record [PDF]Witness Invitation [PDF]Witness Statement [PDF]Truth in Testimony and CV [PDF]
  • Ms. Shirley Bloomfield CEO, NTCA-- The Rural Broadband Association Witness Invitation [PDF]Questions for the Record [PDF]Response to Questions for the Record [PDF]Witness Statement [PDF]Truth in Testimony and CV [PDF]
  • Mr. Scott Slesinger Legislative Director, Natural Resources Defense Council Witness Invitation [PDF]Questions for the Record [PDF]Response to Questions for the Record [PDF]Witness Statement [PDF]Truth in Testimony and CV [PDF]
  • Ms. Joanne Hovis President, CTC Technology and Energy Witness Statement [PDF]Witness Invitation [PDF]Questions for the Record [PDF]Response to Questions for the Record [PDF]Truth in Testimony and CV [PDF]
  • Ms. Elin Swanson Katz Consumer Counsel, Connecticut Consumer Counsel Witness Invitation [PDF]Response to Questions for the Record [PDF]Questions for the Record [PDF]Witness Statement [PDF]Truth in Testimony and CV [PDF]

Supporting Documentation

  • Hearing Notice [PDF]
  • Background Memo [PDF]
  • Document for the Record - Rep. Blackburn - Letter From American Cable Association [PDF]
  • Document for the Record - Rep. Blackburn - Letter from CTIA [PDF]
  • Document for the Record - Rep. Blackburn - Letter From NCTA [PDF]
  • Document for the Record - Rep. Blackburn - Letter From the Competitive Carriers Association [PDF]
  • Document for the Record - Rep. Blackburn - Letter From the Telecommunications Industry Association [PDF]
  • Document for the Record - Rep. Blackburn - Letter From the U.S. Chamber of Commerce [PDF]
  • Document for the Record - Rep. Blackburn - Letter From the Wireless Infrastructure Association [PDF]
  • Document for the Record - Rep. Blackburn - Letter From PCCA [PDF]
  • Document for the Record - Rep. Doyle - Axios Article [PDF]
  • Document for the Record - Rep. Doyle - Tipmont REMC [PDF]
  • Document for the Record - Rep. Doyle - NSC Powerpoint and Memo [PDF]
  • Document for the Record - Rep. Doyle - Press Release from PCCA [PDF]
  • Document for the Record - Rep. Eshoo - Harvard University Study [PDF]
  • Document for the Record - Rep. Shimkus - BND Article [PDF]
  • Document for the Record - Rep. Welch - Letter to President Trump [PDF]

Video of Proceedings

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Text of Legislation

  • H.Res. 687, Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that Federal, State, and local taxes, fees, regulations, and permitting policies should be coordinated and reconciled to maximize the benefits of broadband investment. [PDF]
  • H.Res. 689, Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that any infrastructure legislation that provides Federal funds to wireless broadband providers to promote wireless broadband deployment should prioritize funds for wireless broadband providers in States that have enacted streamlined siting requirements for small cells. [PDF]
  • H.Res. 690, Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that no Federal funds granted, awarded, or loaned pursuant to any legislation, infrastructurespecific or otherwise, should be used to fund the construction, improvement, or acquisition of broadband facilities or service in areas where there is an existing broadband provider that meets certain minimum standards. [PDF]
  • H.Res. 691, Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that any infrastructure legislation to promote broadband internet access or communications facilities deployment should treat all broadband and communications facilities in a competitively and technologically neutral manner. [PDF]
  • H.Res. 701, Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that with respect to any study required to be conducted by the Federal Communications Commission, or any entity regulated by the Commission under the Federal Communications Act of 1934, under the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 or division A of subtitle III of title 54, United States Code (formerly known as the National Historic Preservation Act), for the provision of broadband infrastructure, the area to be studied should be limited to the area of impact. [PDF]
  • H.R. 4795, Communications Facilities Deployment on Federal Property Act of 2018 [PDF]
  • H.R. 4798, Inventory of Assets for Communications Facilities Act of 2018 [PDF]
  • H.R. 4802, Streamlining and Expediting Approval for Communications Technologies Act [PDF]
  • H.R. 4813, Wireless Internet Focus on Innovation in Spectrum Technology for Unlicensed Deployment (WIFI STUDy) Act [PDF]
  • H.R. 4814, Community Broadband Act of 2018 [PDF]
  • H.R. 4817, Promoting Exchanges for Enhanced Routing of Information so Networks are Great (PEERING) Act of 2018 [PDF]
  • H.R. 4832, Restoring Economic Strength and Telecommunications Operations by Releasing Expected Dollars (RESTORED) Act of 2018 [PDF]
  • H.R. 4842, Streamlining Permitting to Enable Efficient Deployment of Broadband Infrastructure (SPEED) Act of 2018 [PDF]
  • H.R. 4845, Connecting Communities Post Disasters Act of 2018 [PDF]
  • H.R. 4847, Broadband Deployment Streamlining Act [PDF]
  • H.R. 2063, Opioid Preventing Abuse through Continuing Education (Opioid PACE) Act of 2017 [PDF]
  • H.R. 2479, Leading Infrastructure for Tomorrow's America (LIFT) Act [PDF]
  • H.R. 3994, Advancing Critical Connectivity Expands Service, Small Business Resources, Opportunities, Access, and Data Based on Assessed Need and Demand (ACCESS BROADBAND) Act [PDF]
  • H.R. 4287, Broadband Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act [PDF]
  • H.R. 4876, Connecting Broadband Deserts Act of 2018 [PDF]
  • H.R. 4881, Precision Agriculture Connectivity Act of 2018 [PDF]
  • H.R. 2903, Rural Reasonable and Comparable Wireless Access Act [PDF]
  • H.R. 1581, Tribal Digital Access Act [PDF]
  • H.R. 4810, Making Available Plans to Promote Investment in Next Generation Networks without Overbuilding and Waste (MAPPING NOW) Act of 2018 [PDF]
  • H.R. 1546, Rural Wireless Access Act [PDF]

Member Statements

  • Opening Statement - Full Committee Ranking Member Pallone [PDF]
  • Opening Statement - Subcommittee Chairman Blackburn [PDF]
  • Opening Statement - Subcommittee Vice Chairman Lance [PDF]
  • Opening Statement - Subcommittee Ranking Member Doyle [PDF]

Hearing Record

  • Preliminary Transcript [PDF]
  • Hearing Attendance [PDF]