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Senate File 372

AN ACT REQUESTING THE ESTABLISHMENT OF A STATEWIDE BROADBAND POLICY DEVELOPMENT INTERIM STUDY COMMITTEE. BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF IOWA: Section 1. STATEWIDE BROADBAND POLICY DEVELOPMENT INTERIM STUDY COMMITTEE. The legislative council is requested to establish an interim study committee to evaluate the need for statewide broadband access, the extent to which such access exists, and the necessity for and content of a statewide broadband policy. In conducting the study, the committee shall review exclusively the provisions of the federal communications code and other federal laws affecting the implementation of broadband. The committee shall be composed of ten members, representing both political parties and both houses of the general assembly. Five members shall be members of the senate, three of whom shall be appointed by the majority leader of the senate, and two of whom shall be appointed by the minority leader of the senate. Five members shall be members of the house of representatives, three of whom shall be appointed by the speaker of the house of representatives, and two of whom shall be appointed by the minority leader of the house of representatives. If the committee decides to issue a report on its review of federal law to the general assembly, the report shall be issued by January 15, 2010. JOHN P. KIBBIE President of the Senate PATRICK J. MURPHY Speaker of the House I hereby certify that this bill originated in the Senate and is known as Senate File 372, Eighty=third General Assembly. MICHAEL E. MARSHALL Secretary of the Senate Approved , 2009 CHESTER J. CULVER Governor -1-
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