2020 Special Session I

Budget Amendments - HB5005 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Sullivan
Authorize Localities and School Boards to Provide Broadband (language only)

Item 145 #4h

Item 145 #4h

Direct Aid to Public Education


Page 47, after line 19, insert:

"30. Notwithstanding any other provision of law, during periods of declared state or local emergencies, or during a period in which a locality's school board has adopted a policy of mandatory remote schooling, localities and school boards may provide free or reduced rate broadband internet services to households with school-aged children."


(This amendment is self-explanatory.)