senate Bill S1636

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to encouraging public-private partnerships to help spread broadband deployment

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 08, 2014 referred to infrastructure and capital investment
Mar 12, 2013 reported and committed to finance
Feb 01, 2013 committee discharged and committed to infrastructure and capital investment
Jan 09, 2013 referred to energy and telecommunications

Votes

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Mar 12, 2013 - Infrastructure and Capital Investment committee Vote

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Infrastructure and Capital Investment Committee Vote: Mar 12, 2013

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S1636 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A4441
Law Section:
State Technology Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §104, St Tech L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S1046, A8016
2009-2010: S5170A

S1636 - Summary

Relates to encouraging public-private partnerships to help spread broadband deployment.

S1636 - Sponsor Memo

S1636 - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                  1636

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  PARKER -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on  Energy  and  Telecommuni-
  cations

AN  ACT  to  amend  the state technology law, in relation to encouraging
  public-private partnerships to help spread broadband deployment

  THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section  1.  Short  title. This act shall be known and may be cited as
the "connect New York act".
  S 2. Statement of legislative findings. The legislature finds that the
deployment and adoption of broadband service has  resulted  in  enhanced
economic  development  and  public  safety  for the state's communities,
improved health care and educational opportunities, and a better quality
of life for the residents of the state. Further, continued  progress  in
the deployment and adoption of broadband and other advanced telecommuni-
cations  and  information  technology services is vital to ensuring that
the state remains competitive and continues to create business  and  job
growth.  The legislature finds that the state must encourage and support
the partnership of the public  and  private  sectors  in  the  continued
growth of broadband services for the state's residents and businesses.
  S  3.  Section  104  of  the state technology law is amended by adding
three new subdivisions 3, 4 and 5 to read as follows:
  3. THE MEMBERS OF THE ADVISORY COUNCIL SHALL DEVELOP A  PUBLIC-PRIVATE
PARTNERSHIP  AND  IMPLEMENT A COMPREHENSIVE, STATEWIDE BROADBAND DEPLOY-
MENT AND ADOPTION INITIATIVE WITH THE PURPOSE OF:    ESTABLISHING  WIDE-
SPREAD  ACCESS  TO  AFFORDABLE AND RELIABLE BROADBAND SERVICE; ACHIEVING
IMPROVED  TECHNOLOGY  LITERACY,  INCREASED   COMPUTER   OWNERSHIP,   AND
INCREASED BROADBAND USE AMONG STATE RESIDENTS AND BUSINESSES; ESTABLISH-
ING  AND  EMPOWERING LOCAL GRASSROOTS TECHNOLOGY TEAMS IN EACH REGION OF
THE STATE TO PLAN FOR IMPROVED TECHNOLOGY USE ACROSS MULTIPLE  COMMUNITY

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.

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