senate Bill S2202

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to conducting a study on various approaches to increasing broadband access within this state

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 08, 2020 referred to energy and telecommunications
Jun 20, 2019 committed to rules
Mar 14, 2019 advanced to third reading
Mar 13, 2019 2nd report cal.
Mar 12, 2019 1st report cal.263
Jan 23, 2019 referred to energy and telecommunications

Votes

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Mar 12, 2019 - Energy and Telecommunications committee Vote

S2202
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Aye with Reservations
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Absent
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Excused
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Energy and Telecommunications Committee Vote: Mar 12, 2019

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S2202 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Energy And Telecommunications
Law Section:
Public Services
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: S6281
2017-2018: S5004
2021-2022: S3364

S2202 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to conducting a study on various approaches to increasing broadband access within this state.

S2202 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S2202 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  2202

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 23, 2019
                               ___________

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

AN  ACT to require the public service commission to undertake a study on
  various approaches to increasing broadband access within  this  state;
  and providing for the repeal of such provisions upon expiration there-
  of

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

  Section 1. The public service commission shall, within thirty days  of
the  effective date of this act, undertake a study on various approaches
to increasing broadband access within this  state.  The  public  service
commission  shall  study and make determinations on issues including but
not limited to:  (i)  current  broadband  capacity  within  this  state,
including  average  internet  access  speeds  statewide  and  in various
regions of the state; (ii) regulatory and statutory barriers to  improv-
ing  broadband  speeds; (iii) comparative state policies that have aided
the increase in broadband speeds in other states, and whether such meas-
ures would be similarly effective in this state; (iv) whether the use of
public-private partnerships would aid in the goal of  increasing  broad-
band speeds, and whether relevant businesses would be open to such part-
nerships;  and (v) best practices recommended within the National Broad-
band Plan issued by the Federal Communications  Commission  and  whether
the  public  service commission can readily adopt and put into place any
such recommendations.
  § 2. The public service commission may conduct any  hearings  or  take
any  written testimony as it deems necessary in order to aid such study,
and shall take all other steps necessary to provide a thorough  analysis
of  all  issues  related to the provisions listed in section one of this
act.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD05661-01-9

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