House Bill 294

Actions | Amendments
Last Action 03/29/22: recommitted to Appropriations & Revenue (H)
Title AN ACT relating to broadband service.
Bill Documents Introduced
Bill Request Number 1483
Sponsors P. Pratt, M. Hart, R. Heath, M. Imes
Summary of Original Version Amend KRS 154.15-010 to add definitions for "broadband service," "eligible entity," "unserved area," and "wholesale network access"; amend KRS 154.15-020 to require the Kentucky Communications Network Authority to offer eligible entities wholesale network access to the excess capacity on KentuckyWired only in unserved areas.
Index Headings of Original Version Fiscal Note - Kentucky CommunicationsNetwork Authority, wholesale network access in unserved areas
Television and Radio - Kentucky Communications Network Authority, wholesale network access in unserved areas
Information Technology - Kentucky Communications Network Authority, wholesale network access in unserved areas
Telecommunications - Kentucky Communications Network Authority, wholesale network access in unserved areas
Technology - Kentucky Communications Network Authority, wholesale network access in unserved areas
Internet - Kentucky Communications Network Authority, wholesale network access in unserved areas
Jump to Proposed Amendments House Floor Amendment 1
House Floor Amendment 2
House Floor Amendment 3

Actions

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01/13/22
  • introduced in House
  • to Committee on Committees (H)
01/25/22
  • to Small Business & Information Technology (H)
02/02/22
  • reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
02/03/22
  • 2nd reading, to Rules
02/14/22
  • floor amendment (1) filed
02/16/22
  • posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Thursday, February 17, 2022
02/25/22
  • floor amendment (2) filed
03/02/22
  • floor amendment (3) filed
03/29/22
  • taken from the Orders of the Day
  • recommitted to Appropriations & Revenue (H)

Proposed Amendments

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Amendment House Floor Amendment 1
Sponsor L. Bechler
Summary Amend definition of "unserved areas" to include areas that may be served by direct broadcast satellite..
Index Headings Fiscal Note - Kentucky Communications Network Authority, wholesale network access in unserved areas
Television and Radio - Kentucky Communications Network Authority, wholesale network access in unserved areas
Information Technology - Kentucky Communications Network Authority, wholesale network access in unserved areas
Telecommunications - Kentucky Communications Network Authority, wholesale network access in unserved areas
Technology - Kentucky Communications Network Authority, wholesale network access in unserved areas
Internet - Kentucky Communications Network Authority, wholesale network access in unserved areas

Amendment House Floor Amendment 2
Sponsor P. Pratt
Summary Retain original provisions; delete "eligible entity" from the definitions in Section 1; amend Section 2 to allow the Kentucky Communications Network Authority to offer network access to both public and private entities in unserved areas, but only direct retail network access to private entities in unserved areas.
Index Headings Television and Radio - Kentucky Communications Network Authority, network access in unserved areas
Information Technology - Kentucky Communications Network Authority, network access in unserved areas
Telecommunications - Kentucky Communications Network Authority, network access in unserved areas
Technology - Kentucky Communications Network Authority, network access in unserved areas
Internet - Kentucky Communications Network Authority, network access in unserved areas

Amendment House Floor Amendment 3
Sponsor L. Bechler
Summary Retain original provisions; delete "eligible entity" from the definitions in Section 1; amend definition of "unserved areas" to include areas that may be served by direct broadcast satellite; amend Section 2 to allow the Kentucky Communications Network Authority to offer network access to both public and private entities in unserved areas, but only direct retail network access to private entities in unserved areas.
Index Headings Television and Radio - Kentucky Communications Network Authority, network access in unserved areas
Information Technology - Kentucky Communications Network Authority, network access in unserved areas
Telecommunications - Kentucky Communications Network Authority, network access in unserved areas
Technology - Kentucky Communications Network Authority, network access in unserved areas
Internet - Kentucky Communications Network Authority, network access in unserved areas

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