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2021-05-04 House Journal

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2021-05-04                     House Journal                      Page 0864
SJR 13                                                                                                                        
CS FOR SENATE JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 13(CRA) by the                                                                               
Senate Community and Regional Affairs Committee:                                                                                
    Supporting broadband deployment in the state; recognizing the                                                               
    benefits of broadband; urging facilitation of broadband                                                                     
    deployment; urging engagement with stakeholders; urging the                                                                 
    development of a temporary centralized, technology-neutral                                                                  
    broadband and Internet access working group in the state; urging                                                            
    the United States Congress to include broadband in 2021 federal                                                             
    infrastructure legislation; urging broadband providers to use                                                               
    savings from federal infrastructure legislation to provide                                                                  
    broadband service at a reduced rate to the state and its political                                                          
    subdivisions; and urging the Alaska delegation in Congress to                                                               
    advocate for flexible broadband funding parameters.                                                                         
was read the first time and referred to the Community & Regional                                                                
Affairs Committee.