HB 550 (BR 1956) - R. Palumbo, J. Carr
AN ACT relating to the provision of broadband service.
Amend KRS 224A.011 to include broadband deployment projects; define "broadband deployment project"; amend KRS 224A.112 to create the Broadband Deployment Account and require that it shall be managed by the Kentucky Infrastructure Authority; create a new section of KRS Chapter 224A to set forth the purposes of the broadband deployment account; require the authority to establish an incentive program to assist in the provision of broadband deployment projects; allow the authority to promulgate administrative regulations to carry out the purposes of this Act.
HB 550 - AMENDMENTS
HCS - Allow area development districts and other interested parties to have input with KIA on broadband deployment projects; apply only to unserved areas of state; make technical corrections.
HFA (1, R. Palumbo) - Add governmental entities to list of organizations KIA shall receive input from.
Feb 9-introduced in House
Feb 10-to Tourism Development and Energy (H)
Feb 14-reassigned to Economic Development (H)
Feb 16-posted in committee
Mar 1-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute
Mar 2-2nd reading, to Rules
Mar 6-floor amendment (1) filed to Committee Substitute
Mar 7-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Wednesday, March 8, 2006
Mar 9-3rd reading, passed 94-0 with Committee Substitute, floor amendment (1)
Mar 10-received in Senate
Mar 14-to Agriculture and Natural Resources (S)
Mar 16-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar
Mar 17-2nd reading, to Rules
Mar 22-posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Thursday, March 23, 2006
Mar 23-3rd reading, passed 37-0
Mar 24-received in House; enrolled, signed by each presiding officer; delivered to Governor
Apr 4-signed by Governor (Acts ch. 134)