House Bill 348

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Last Action 03/02/21: recommitted to Appropriations & Revenue (H)
Title AN ACT relating to broadband and making an appropriation therefor.
Bill Documents Introduced
Fiscal Impact Statements Fiscal Note
Local Mandate
Additional Fiscal Impact Statements Exist
Bill Request Number 1299
Sponsors P. Pratt, M. Hart, S. Baker, K. Banta, L. Bechler, D. Bentley, J. Blanton, J. Branscum, K. Bratcher, J. Bray, J. Calloway, J. Decker, J. Dixon, M. Dossett, R. Dotson, J. Fischer, D. Fister, P. Flannery, D. Frazier, C. Freeland, C. Fugate, D. Hale, S. Heavrin, T. Huff, M. Imes, DJ Johnson, K. King, N. Kirk-McCormick, M. Koch, A. Koenig, D. Lewis, S. Lewis, M. Lockett, B. McCool, S. McPherson, M. Meredith, J. Miller, M. Prunty, F. Rabourn, S. Riley, B. Rowland, S. Santoro, S. Sharp, S. Sheldon, T. Smith, N. Tate, W. Thomas, K. Timoney, J. Tipton, K. Upchurch, R. Webber, R. White
Summary of Original Version Repeal and reenact KRS 246.010 to alphabetize the definitions and add definitions for "broadband" or "broadband service," "broadband deployment fund," "broadband deployment project area," "census block," "shapefile," "underserved area," and "unserved area"; amend KRS 246.030 to add the Office of Innovation to the Department of Agriculture; create a new section of KRS Chapter 246 establishing the Office of Innovation and providing the duties and responsibilities of the office; create a new section of KRS Chapter 246 establishing the broadband deployment fund in the Office of Innovation; repeal KRS 224A.1121 and reenact as a new section KRS Chapter 246, amending all references of the Kentucky Infrastructure Authority to the Office of Innovation, and authorizing the Department of Agriculture to promulgate administrative regulations for the broadband deployment fund program; amend KRS 224A.011 to delete all definitions related to the broadband deployment fund program; amend KRS 224A.110 to delete all references to the broadband deployment fund program; amend KRS 224A.112 to delete all references to the broadband deployment fund program; amend KRS 154.15-020 to require the Kentucky Communications Network Authority to obtain written permission from the Office of Innovation before applying for federal funds; amend KRS 18A.115 to exempt Office of Innovation employees from classified service under KRS 18A.005 to 18A.200; APPROPRIATION.
Index Headings of Original Version Communications - Broadband deployment fund, Office of Innovation, Department of Agriculture, transfer
Telecommunications - Broadband deployment fund, Office of Innovation, Department of Agriculture, transfer
Technology - Broadband deployment fund, Office of Innovation, Department of Agriculture, transfer
Appropriations - Broadband deployment fund
Local Mandate - Broadband deployment fund, Office of Innovation, Department of Agriculture, transfer
Fiscal Note - Broadband deployment fund, Office of Innovation, Department of Agriculture, transfer
Public Utilities - Broadband deployment fund, Office of Innovation, Department of Agriculture, transfer
Information Technology - Broadband deployment fund, Office of Innovation, Department of Agriculture, transfer
Agriculture - Broadband deployment fund, Office of Innovation, Department of Agriculture, transfer
Jump to Proposed Amendments House Committee Substitute 1 with Fiscal Impact Statements

Actions

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02/03/21
  • introduced in House
  • to Committee on Committees (H)
02/04/21
  • to Appropriations & Revenue (H)
  • posted in committee
02/22/21
  • taken from Appropriations & Revenue (H)
  • 1st reading
  • returned to Appropriations & Revenue (H)
02/23/21
  • reported favorably, 2nd reading, to Rules with Committee Substitute
  • posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Wednesday, February 24, 2021
03/02/21
  • taken from the Orders of the Day
  • recommitted to Appropriations & Revenue (H)

Proposed Amendments

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Amendment House Committee Substitute 1
Fiscal Impact Statements Fiscal Note to House Committee Substitute 1
Local Mandate to House Committee Substitute 1
Summary Retain original provisions; amend KRS 246.010 to change definition for "broadband" and add definition for "broadband deployment project"; amend KRS 246.030 to add the Office of Broadband Innovation to the Department of Agriculture; amend the duties and responsibilities of the office and the reporting requirements of the office to the Legislative Research Commission; APPROPRIATION.
Index Headings Fiscal Note - Broadband deployment fund, Office of Broadband innovation, Department of Agriculture, transfer
Local Mandate - Broadband deployment fund, Office of Broadband Innovation, Department of Agriculture, transfer
Public Utilities - Broadband deployment fund, Office of Broadband Innovation, Department of Agriculture, transfer
Information Technology - Broadband deployment fund, Office of Broadband Innovation, Department of Agriculture, transfer
Agriculture - Broadband deployment fund, Office of Broadband Innovation, Department of Agriculture, transfer
Appropriations - Broadband deployment fund
Communications - Broadband deployment fund, Office of Broadband Innovation, Department of Agriculture, transfer
Telecommunications - Broadband deployment fund, Office of Broadband Innovation, Department of Agriculture, transfer
Technology - Broadband deployment fund, Office of Broadband Innovation, Department of Agriculture, transfer

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