2021 Session

Budget Amendments - HB1800 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Runion
New Pilot Extending Internet Access

Item 114 #9h

Item 114 #9h

First Year - FY2021 Second Year - FY2022
Commerce and Trade
Department of Housing and Community Development FY2021 $0 FY2022 $500,000 GF

Page 110, line 42, strike "$128,538,362" and insert "$129,038,362".

Page 114, after line 46, insert:

"O. Out of the amounts in this item, $500,000 in the second year from the general fund is provided for the Department to establish a pilot program to expand broadband service to areas of the state without access to download speeds of 1.5 mpbs and the number of serviceable units is at least 10 but less than 25."


(This amendment establishes a new pilot program at the Department of Housing and Community Development focused on extending internet access through small projects.)