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2017-03-24 House Journal

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2017-03-24                     House Journal                      Page 0720
HJR 14                                                                                                                        
The Labor & Commerce Committee considered:                                                                                      
     HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 14                                                                                              
     Urging the Federal Communications Commission to increase the                                                               
     Rural Health Care Program budget sufficiently to adjust for                                                                
     inflation, advances in technology and the services available with                                                          
     increased broadband, and the increase in demand for broadband-                                                             
     based services and provide for any unused funds to be carried                                                              
     forward to future funding years, ensuring that rural communities                                                           
     in the state continue to have access to affordable broadband                                                               
     telehealth services.                                                                                                       
The report was signed by Representative Kito, Chair, with the                                                                   
following individual recommendations:                                                                                           
Do pass (7):  Sullivan-Leonard, Stutes, Wool, Josephson, Birch,                                                                 
Knopp, Kito                                                                                                                     
The following fiscal note(s) apply:                                                                                             
1.  Zero, House Labor & Commerce Committee                                                                                      
HJR 14 was referred to the Rules Committee for placement on the