2006 Special Session I

Budget Amendments - HB5002 (Conference Report)

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Communication Infrastructure Project (language only)

Item 104 #8c

Item 104 #8c

Commerce And Trade
Department Of Housing And Community Development

Page 86, line 19, strike "P." and insert "P.1.".
Page 86, after line 50, insert:
"2.  Out of the amounts provided to fund feasibility studies of best last-mile solutions for rural areas, $100,000 the first year shall be made available to study broadband telecommunication services in the region covering Planning District #7, Planning District #6, Planning District #10, and the Counties of Orange, Madison, and Culpeper.  The results of the study shall be submitted to the Secretary of Commerce and Trade and to the Chairmen of the Senate Finance and House Appropriations Committees."

(This amendment allocates $100,000 from the general fund to study the availability of broadband telecommunication services in portions of the Shenandoah Valley.)