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SB850 SD2       (?)


Measure Title: RELATING TO BROADBAND INFRASTRUCTURE FOR RURAL COMMUNITIES.
Report Title: DBEDT; DOT; CARES Act; Broadband; Unserved and Underserved Areas; Digital Equity
Description: Creates a task force jointly convened by the department of transportation and department of business, economic development, and tourism to provide equitable broadband access for historically marginalized, unserved, and underserved rural communities. Requires the task force to apply for federal moneys for broadband access. Requires the departments' report to include the findings of the task force and an accounting of amounts received from the CARES Act and Emergency Coronavirus Relief Act of 2020 and grants disbursed by the State for broadband infrastructure for rural communities. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD2)
Companion:
Package: None
Current Referral: HET, CPC, FIN
Introducer(s): KANUHA, CHANG, ENGLISH, KEITH-AGARAN, KIDANI, KIM, MISALUCHA, SAN BUENAVENTURA, WAKAI, Gabbard, Ihara, Inouye, Riviere

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1/22/2021SIntroduced.
1/25/2021SPassed First Reading.
1/29/2021SReferred to EET, WAM.
2/4/2021SThe committee(s) on EET has scheduled a public hearing on 02-08-21 3:00PM in conference room 224.
2/8/2021SThe committee(s) on EET recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes in EET were as follows: 5 Aye(s): Senator(s) Wakai, Misalucha, Lee, Riviere, Fevella; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 0 Excused: none.
2/16/2021SReported from EET (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 250) with recommendation of passage on Second Reading, as amended (SD 1) and referral to WAM.
2/16/2021SReport adopted; Passed Second Reading, as amended (SD 1) and referred to WAM.
2/24/2021SThe committee(s) on WAM will hold a public decision making on 02-26-21 9:30AM; CR 211 & Videoconference.
2/26/2021SThe committee(s) on WAM deferred the measure until 03-02-21 10:05AM; CR 211 & Videoconference.
3/2/2021SThe committee(s) on WAM recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes in WAM were as follows: 11 Aye(s): Senator(s) Dela Cruz, Keith-Agaran, English, Inouye, Kanuha, Kidani, Moriwaki, Shimabukuro, Taniguchi, Wakai, Fevella; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 0 Excused: none.
3/5/2021SReported from WAM (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 869) with recommendation of passage on Third Reading, as amended (SD 2).
3/5/2021S48 Hrs. Notice 03-09-21.
3/9/2021SReport adopted; Passed Third Reading, as amended (SD 2). Ayes, 25; Aye(s) with reservations: none . Noes, 0 (none). Excused, 0 (none). Transmitted to House.
3/9/2021HReceived from Senate (Sen. Com. No. 294) in amended form (SD 2).
3/11/2021HPass First Reading
3/11/2021HReferred to HET, CPC, FIN, referral sheet 22
3/15/2021HBill scheduled to be heard by HET on Wednesday, 03-17-21 2:00PM in House conference room 309 Via Videoconference.
3/17/2021HThe committee(s) on HET recommend(s) that the measure be deferred.

S = Senate | H = House | D = Data Systems | $ = Appropriation measure | ConAm = Constitutional Amendment

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SB850 SD2






CommDate/Time/RoomNotice 
EET 2/08/21 3:00P
224
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WAM 2/26/21 9:30A
CR 211 & Videoconference
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WAM 3/02/21 10:05A
CR 211 & Videoconference
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HET 3/17/21 2:00P
309 Via Videoconference
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