H1490B4021A08088       BIL:SRA 06/26/08    #90             A08088
                       AMENDMENTS TO HOUSE BILL NO. 1490
                                    Sponsor:  REPRESENTATIVE PRESTON
                                           Printer's No. 4021

     1       Amend Bill, page 1, by inserting between lines 8 and 9
     2    Section 1.  Short title.
     3       This act shall be known and may be cited as the Broadband
     4    Deployment, Mapping and Availability Act.

     5       Amend Sec. 1, page 39, line 30, by striking out "1" and
     6    inserting
     7               2
     8       Amend Sec. 1, page 40, line 14, by inserting after
     9    "BROADBAND"
    10               and advanced service
    11       Amend Sec. 1, page 40, lines 15 and 16, by striking out "CH.
    12    30 (RELATING TO ALTERNATIVE FORM OF REGULATION OF
    13    TELECOMMUNICATIONS SERVICES)" and inserting
    14               § 3014(m) (relating to network modernization plans)
    15       Amend Sec. 1, page 40, line 19, by striking out "SERVICE" and
    16    inserting
    17               and advanced services
    18       Amend Sec. 1, page 40, line 21, by inserting after
    19    "BROADBAND"
    20               and advanced
    21       Amend Sec. 1, page 40, line 25, by inserting after
    22    "BROADBAND"
    23               and advanced service


     1       Amend Sec. 1, page 41, line 1, by striking out "CH. 30" and
     2    inserting
     3               § 3014(c)
     4       Amend Sec. 2, page 41, line 3, by striking out "2" and
     5    inserting
     6               3
     7       Amend Sec. 2, page 41, line 5, by inserting after
     8    "PROVIDERS,"
     9               advanced service providers,
    10       Amend Sec. 2, page 41, lines 7 and 8, by striking out "CH. 30
    11    (RELATLING TO" in line 7 and all of line 8 and inserting
    12               § 3014(m) (relating to network modernization plans)
    13       Amend Sec. 2, page 41, line 10, by inserting after
    14    "BROADBAND"
    15               and advanced service
    16       Amend Sec. 2, page 41, line 13, by inserting after
    17    "BROADBAND"
    18               and advanced
    19       Amend Sec. 2, page 41, line 18, by inserting after
    20    "BROADBAND"
    21               and advanced services
    22       Amend Sec. 2, page 41, line 20, by inserting after
    23    "BROADBAND"
    24               and advanced service
    25       Amend Sec. 2, page 41, by inserting between lines 21 and 22
    26           (2)  Upon direction by and consultation with the
    27       Department of Community and Economic Development, local
    28       development districts, as defined under 66 Pa.C.S. § 3012
    29       (relating to definitions) shall be authorized to establish e-
    30       community teams to develop proposals for achieving greater
    31       use of technology in local communities and to increase the
    32       deployment of broadband and advanced services in any
    33       underserved communities. The e-community teams shall include
    34       providers of broadband and advanced services, economic

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     1       development organizations, labor organizations and providers
     2       of technology, education and health care and may also include
     3       other nongovernmental entities interested in advancing the
     4       goals of this act.
     5           (3)  Encourage programs to improve computer ownership and
     6       Internet access for disenfranchised populations across this
     7       Commonwealth.

     8       Amend Sec. 2, page 41, line 22, by striking out "(2)" and
     9    inserting
    10               (4)
    11       Amend Sec. 2, page 41, line 26, by striking out "(3)" and
    12    inserting
    13               (5)
    14       Amend Sec. 2, page 41, line 27, by inserting after
    15    "BROADBAND"
    16               and advanced service
    17       Amend Sec. 2, page 41, line 29, by inserting after
    18    "BROADBAND"
    19               and advanced
    20       Amend Bill, page 41, by inserting after line 30
    21    Section 4.  Contracting with a nonprofit.
    22       The Department of Community and Economic Development may
    23    contract with a nonprofit organization to accomplish the
    24    objectives set forth under section 3(1) and (3), subject to the
    25    confidentiality requirements set forth under section 3(4).

    26       Amend Sec. 3, page 42, line 1, by striking out "3" and
    27    inserting
    28               20





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