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The 190th General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Bill S.1908 188th (2013 - 2014)

An Act upgrading mobile broadband coverage in the Commonwealth

By Ms. Flanagan, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1908) of Jennifer L. Flanagan for legislation relative to upgrading mobile broadband coverage in the Commonwealth. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.

Bill Information

Presenter:
Jennifer L. Flanagan

Emergency Preamble

Whereas, The deferred operation of this act would tend to defeat its purpose, which is to expand and improve mobile broadband coverage and connectivity, promote robust wireless communication services, enhance economic development, enhance public safety, and improve quality of life for all residents and businesses throughout the commonwealth by establishing uniform standards and expedited permitting for collocation of wireless facilities on existing structures, therefore, it is hereby declared to be an emergency law, necessary for the immediate preservation of the public convenience.

Bill History

Displaying 8 actions for Bill S.1908
Date Branch Action
10/28/2013 Senate Referred to the committee on Rules of the two branches, acting concurrently
10/30/2013 Senate Rules suspended
10/30/2013 Senate Referred to the committee on Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy
10/30/2013 House HouseĀ concurred
12/4/2013 Joint Hearing scheduled for 11/12/2013 from 10:00 AM-01:00 PM in A-2
5/5/2014 House Reporting date extended to Sunday June 15, 2014, pending concurrence
5/8/2014 Senate Senate concurred
6/10/2014 Senate Accompanied a new draft, see S2183

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