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S. 1853 - A Bill to Promote Competition, to Preserve the Ability of Local Governments to Provide Broadband Capability and Services, and Fo

Telecommunication. 110th Congress (2007-2008) View bill details
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A bill to promote competition, to preserve the ability of local governments to provide broadband capability and services, and for other purposes. (by CRS) 
Status:
The bill has passed through committee and has been put on a legislative calendar. 
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A Bill to Promote Competition, to Preserve the Ability of Local Governments to Provide Broadband Capability and Services, and Fo

S. 1853 — 110th Congress (2007–2008)

Summary
A bill to promote competition, to preserve the ability of local governments to provide broadband capability and services, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to promote competition, to preserve the ability of local governments to provide broadband capability and services, and for other purposes.
Other Titles
  • Community Broadband Act of 2007
  • Community Broadband Act of 2007
Sponsor
Frank R. Lautenberg
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Telecommunication
  • Broadband
  • Federal preemption
  • Government information
  • Government publicity
  • Internet
  • Local laws
  • State and local government
  • State laws
  • Technology
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Major Actions
Introduced7/23/2007
Referred to Committee
Bill History

There have been no votes on this bill.

ActionDateDescription
Introduced7/23/2007
7/23/2007Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.
7/23/2007Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR S9778-9779)
Put on a legislative calendar10/30/2007Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. Ordered to be reported with amendments favorably.
4/22/2008Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. Reported by Senator Inouye with amendments. With written report No. 110-330.
Put on a legislative calendar4/22/2008Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 707.
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Total contributions given to Senators from interest groups that…

4 Organizations Supported and 0 Opposed; See Which Ones

Organizations that took a position on
Community Broadband Act of 2007

4 organizations supported this bill

American Public Power Association
(n.d.). American Public Power Association; "APPA Lauds Community Broadband Act of 2007 for Protecting Local Control"; Joe Nipper. Retrieved n.d., from .
Consumer Electronics Association
(n.d.). WebWire; "CEA Statement in Support of Community Broadband Act of 2007"; 8-3-07. Retrieved n.d., from .
Free Press
(n.d.). Free Press; "Free Press Lauds 'Community Broadband Act of 2007'"; 7-24-07. Retrieved n.d., from .
Muniwireless
(n.d.). MuniWireless; "Senate Bill Would Reduce State Prohibitions on Muni Deployments"; Carol Ellison; 7-24-07. Retrieved n.d., from .

0 organizations opposed this bill

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Includes reported contributions to congressional campaigns of Senators in office during the 110th U.S. Congress, from interest groups invested in the vote according to MapLight, January 1, 2003 – December 31, 2008.
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Contributions by Legislator

Namesort iconPartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Daniel K. AkakaDHI$1,250$0
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$69,999$0
Alan Wayne AllardRCO$6,378$0
John BarrassoRWY$50,500$0
Max BaucusDMT$147,950$0
Birch "Evan" BayhDIN$66,066$0
Bob BennettRUT$25,250$0
Joe BidenDDE$37,176$0
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$119,264$0
Christopher "Kit" BondRMO$108,147$0
Barbara BoxerDCA$147,480$0
Sherrod BrownDOH$106,458$0
Sam BrownbackRKS$25,575$0
Jim BunningRKY$55,507$0
Richard BurrRNC$150,948$0
Robert ByrdDWV$33,597$0
Maria CantwellDWA$154,975$0
Ben CardinDMD$61,300$0
Tom CarperDDE$60,407$0
Bob CaseyDPA$105,614$0
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$162,650$0
Hillary ClintonDNY$602,032$0
Tom CoburnROK$16,400$0
William Thad CochranRMS$20,500$0
Norm ColemanRMN$158,315$0
Susan M. CollinsRME$110,217$0
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$62,266$0
Bob CorkerRTN$117,038$0
John CornynRTX$120,800$0
Larry CraigRID$30,750$0
Mike CrapoRID$40,761$0
Jim DeMintRSC$118,465$0
Chris DoddDCT$94,250$0
Mary Elizabeth DoleRNC$73,121$0
Pete DomeniciRNM$99,050$0
Byron DorganDND$100,249$0
Dick DurbinDIL$131,925$0
John EnsignRNV$53,690$0
Mike EnziRWY$16,550$0
Russ FeingoldDWI$79,750$0
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$91,607$0
Lindsey GrahamRSC$57,865$0
Chuck GrassleyRIA$131,729$0
Judd GreggRNH$41,500$0
Chuck HagelRNE$15,100$0
Tom HarkinDIA$46,200$0
Orrin G. HatchRUT$46,000$0
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$49,550$0
Jim InhofeROK$97,300$0
Dan InouyeDHI$21,300$0
Johnny IsaksonRGA$111,829$0
Tim JohnsonDSD$88,636$0
Ted KennedyDMA$60,600$0
John F. KerryDMA$65,842$0
Amy KlobucharDMN$84,200$0
Herb KohlDWI$0$0
Jon KylRAZ$146,792$0
Mary L. LandrieuDLA$152,423$0
Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$111,775$0
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$46,950$0
Carl LevinDMI$34,550$0
Joe LiebermanICT$196,419$0
Blanche LincolnDAR$84,500$0
Chester Trent LottRMS$46,500$0
Dick LugarRIN$42,650$0
Mel MartinezRFL$132,890$0
John McCainRAZ$53,500$0
Claire McCaskillDMO$125,533$0
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$133,950$0
Bob MenéndezDNJ$144,275$0
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$24,000$0
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$98,267$0
Patty MurrayDWA$74,620$0
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$64,285$0
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$181,813$0
Barack ObamaDIL$229,850$0
Mark L. PryorDAR$56,095$0
John "Jack" ReedDRI$17,600$0
Harry ReidDNV$66,500$0
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$45,797$0
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$83,200$0
Ken SalazarDCO$223,424$0
Bernie SandersIVT$39,030$0
Chuck SchumerDNY$88,450$0
Jeff SessionsRAL$106,265$0
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$81,250$0
Gordon SmithROR$138,300$0
Olympia J. SnoweRME$24,250$0
Arlen SpecterDPA$253,319$0
Debbie StabenowDMI$54,653$0
Ted StevensRAK$41,150$0
John SununuRNH$83,600$0
Jon TesterDMT$53,089$0
John ThuneRSD$88,095$0
David VitterRLA$89,795$0
George VoinovichROH$202,873$0
John WarnerRVA$2,500$0
Jim WebbDVA$115,490$0
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$91,464$0
Ron WydenDOR$123,734$0

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NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Daniel K. AkakaDHI$1,250$0
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$69,999$0
Alan Wayne AllardRCO$6,378$0
John BarrassoRWY$50,500$0
Max BaucusDMT$147,950$0
Birch "Evan" BayhDIN$66,066$0
Bob BennettRUT$25,250$0
Joe BidenDDE$37,176$0
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$119,264$0
Christopher "Kit" BondRMO$108,147$0
Barbara BoxerDCA$147,480$0
Sherrod BrownDOH$106,458$0
Sam BrownbackRKS$25,575$0
Jim BunningRKY$55,507$0
Richard BurrRNC$150,948$0
Robert ByrdDWV$33,597$0
Maria CantwellDWA$154,975$0
Ben CardinDMD$61,300$0
Tom CarperDDE$60,407$0
Bob CaseyDPA$105,614$0
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$162,650$0
Hillary ClintonDNY$602,032$0
Tom CoburnROK$16,400$0
William Thad CochranRMS$20,500$0
Norm ColemanRMN$158,315$0
Susan M. CollinsRME$110,217$0
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$62,266$0
Bob CorkerRTN$117,038$0
John CornynRTX$120,800$0
Larry CraigRID$30,750$0
Mike CrapoRID$40,761$0
Jim DeMintRSC$118,465$0
Chris DoddDCT$94,250$0
Mary Elizabeth DoleRNC$73,121$0
Pete DomeniciRNM$99,050$0
Byron DorganDND$100,249$0
Dick DurbinDIL$131,925$0
John EnsignRNV$53,690$0
Mike EnziRWY$16,550$0
Russ FeingoldDWI$79,750$0
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$91,607$0
Lindsey GrahamRSC$57,865$0
Chuck GrassleyRIA$131,729$0
Judd GreggRNH$41,500$0
Chuck HagelRNE$15,100$0
Tom HarkinDIA$46,200$0
Orrin G. HatchRUT$46,000$0
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$49,550$0
Jim InhofeROK$97,300$0
Dan InouyeDHI$21,300$0
Johnny IsaksonRGA$111,829$0
Tim JohnsonDSD$88,636$0
Ted KennedyDMA$60,600$0
John F. KerryDMA$65,842$0
Amy KlobucharDMN$84,200$0
Herb KohlDWI$0$0
Jon KylRAZ$146,792$0
Mary L. LandrieuDLA$152,423$0
Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$111,775$0
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$46,950$0
Carl LevinDMI$34,550$0
Joe LiebermanICT$196,419$0
Blanche LincolnDAR$84,500$0
Chester Trent LottRMS$46,500$0
Dick LugarRIN$42,650$0
Mel MartinezRFL$132,890$0
John McCainRAZ$53,500$0
Claire McCaskillDMO$125,533$0
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$133,950$0
Bob MenéndezDNJ$144,275$0
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$24,000$0
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$98,267$0
Patty MurrayDWA$74,620$0
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$64,285$0
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$181,813$0
Barack ObamaDIL$229,850$0
Mark L. PryorDAR$56,095$0
John "Jack" ReedDRI$17,600$0
Harry ReidDNV$66,500$0
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$45,797$0
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$83,200$0
Ken SalazarDCO$223,424$0
Bernie SandersIVT$39,030$0
Chuck SchumerDNY$88,450$0
Jeff SessionsRAL$106,265$0
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$81,250$0
Gordon SmithROR$138,300$0
Olympia J. SnoweRME$24,250$0
Arlen SpecterDPA$253,319$0
Debbie StabenowDMI$54,653$0
Ted StevensRAK$41,150$0
John SununuRNH$83,600$0
Jon TesterDMT$53,089$0
John ThuneRSD$88,095$0
David VitterRLA$89,795$0
George VoinovichROH$202,873$0
John WarnerRVA$2,500$0
Jim WebbDVA$115,490$0
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$91,464$0
Ron WydenDOR$123,734$0

Interest Groups that supported this bill

$ Donated
Book, newspaper & periodical publishing$4,353,238
Electric Power utilities$3,872,001
Other Communications Services$688,144
Communications & Electronics$133,960

Interest Groups that opposed this bill

$ Donated
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