senate Bill S6041

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Directs the department of public service to study the feasibility of a municipal broadband program within the state

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 17, 2019 returned to senate
passed assembly
Jun 12, 2019 ordered to third reading rules cal.98
substituted for a2037a
Jun 04, 2019 referred to corporations, authorities and commissions
delivered to assembly
passed senate
ordered to third reading cal.1173
committee discharged and committed to rules
May 29, 2019 print number 6041a
May 29, 2019 amend (t) and recommit to finance
reported and committed to finance
May 16, 2019 referred to energy and telecommunications

Votes

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Jun 18, 2019 - Rules committee Vote

S6041A
16
2
committee
16
Aye
2
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Jun 4, 2019 - Rules committee Vote

S6041A
17
0
committee
17
Aye
0
Nay
2
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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May 29, 2019 - Energy and Telecommunications committee Vote

S6041
9
0
committee
9
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Energy and Telecommunications Committee Vote: May 29, 2019

Co-Sponsors

S6041 - Details

Law Section:
Public Services

S6041 - Summary

Directs the department of public service to study the feasibility of a municipal broadband program within the state.

S6041 - Sponsor Memo

S6041 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  6041

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 16, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sens. MAY, METZGER -- read twice and ordered printed, and
  when printed to be committed to the Committee on Energy and Telecommu-
  nications

AN ACT directing the public service commission to study the  feasibility
  of a municipal broadband program within the state

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

  Section 1. The chair of the public service commission shall study  and
evaluate the feasibility of a municipal broadband program.
  §  2.  The public service commission shall evaluate such data with the
assistance of experts in:
  a. internet speed;
  b. telecommunications; and
  c. broadband infrastructure.
  § 3. No later than one year after the effective date of this act,  the
public  service commission shall submit to the governor and the legisla-
ture a report on the feasibility of a municipal broadband program within
the state.
  § 4. This act shall take effect immediately.





 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD01696-01-9

Co-Sponsors

S6041A (ACTIVE) - Details

Law Section:
Public Services

S6041A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Directs the department of public service to study the feasibility of a municipal broadband program within the state.

S6041A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S6041A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 6041--A

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 16, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sens. MAY, METZGER -- read twice and ordered printed, and
  when printed to be committed to the Committee on Energy and Telecommu-
  nications -- reported favorably from said committee and  committed  to
  the  Committee  on  Finance  --  committee  discharged,  bill amended,
  ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

AN ACT directing the department of public service to study the feasibil-
  ity of a municipal broadband program within the state

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

  Section  1.  The  department  of public service shall, in consultation
with the urban development corporation  and  any  other  relevant  state
entity, undertake a study and evaluation of the feasibility of a munici-
pal  broadband program within the state. Such study and evaluation shall
include, but not be limited to:  the  estimated  costs  of  a  municipal
broadband  program, the current state and federal resources available to
municipalities to undertake such a program, and the  relevant  expertise
necessary for a municipality to administer such a program.
  §  2.  The  department of public service shall evaluate such data with
the assistance of experts in:
  a. internet speeds;
  b. telecommunications; and
  c. broadband infrastructure.
  § 3. No later than one year after the effective date of this act,  the
department of public service shall submit to the governor, the temporary
president of the senate, and the speaker of the assembly a report on the
feasibility  of  a  municipal  broadband  program within the state. Such
report shall also be  posted  on  the  department  of  public  service's
website.
  § 4. This act shall take effect immediately.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD01696-03-9

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