2003 Session

Budget Amendments - HB1400 (Conference Report)

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Access to Advanced Electronic Communications (language only)

Item 470 #1c

Item 470 #1c

Innovative Technology Authority

Page 436, after line 14, insert:
"J.  The Center for Innovative Technology shall continue to support efforts of public and quasi-public bodies within the Commonwealth to enhance or facilitate the prompt availability of and access to advanced electronic communications services, commonly known as broadband, throughout the Commonwealth, monitoring trends and advances in advanced electronic communications technology to plan and forecast future needs for such technology, and identify funding options."

(This amendment directs the Center for Innovative Technology to continue to support efforts to expand the availability of broadband services.)