5935-S2.E AMH MORR SMIL 142

E2SSB 5935 - H AMD TO TED COMM AMD (H-5116.1/18) 1483

By Representative Morris

On page 4, line 6 of the striking amendment, after "by" strike "December" and insert "January"

On page 5, beginning on line 4, strike all of section 5

 

On page 5, after line 3, insert the following:

"NEW SECTION. Sec. 5. FOR THE OFFICE OF FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT--BROADBAND ACCESS ACCOUNT

General Fund--State Appropriation (FY 2018)$500,000

 

The appropriations in this section are subject to the following conditions and limitations: The appropriations are provided solely for expenditure into the broadband access account for the office on broadband access."

 

On page 6, beginning on line 21 of the striking amendment, after "access" strike ", including funding grants under section 5 of this act"

 

On page 9, line 15 of the striking amendment, after "(c)" insert ""Broadband" has the same meaning as defined in section 2 of this act.

(d)"

 

On page 9, at the beginning of line 20 of the striking amendment, strike "(d)" and insert "(((d))) (e)"

 

On page 9, at the beginning of line 22 of the striking amendment, strike "(e)" and insert "(((e))) (f)"

 

On page 9, at the beginning of line 24 of the striking amendment, strike "(f)" and insert "(((f))) (g)"

 

On page 9, at the beginning of line 29 of the striking amendment, strike "(g)" and insert "(((g))) (h)"

 

On page 9, at the beginning of line 37 of the striking amendment, strike "(h)" and insert "(((h))) (i)"

 

On page 9, at the beginning of line 39 of the striking amendment, strike "(i)" and insert "(((i))) (j)"

 

On page 10, at the beginning of line 1 of the striking amendment, strike "(j)" and insert "(((j))) (k)"

 

Renumber the remaining subsections consecutively and correct any internal references accordingly.

 

On page 10, line 3 of the striking amendment, after "(k)" insert ""Underserved areas" has the same meaning as defined in section 2 of this act.

(l) "Unserved areas" has the same meaning as defined in section 2 of this act.

(m)"

 

Renumber the remaining subsections consecutively and correct any internal references accordingly.

 

On page 15, after line 19 of the striking amendment, insert the following:

 

"NEW SECTION. Sec. 19. Sections 1 through 8 of this act are necessary for the immediate preservation of the public peace, health, or safety, or support of the state government and its existing public institutions, and take effect immediately."

 

 

 

 

EFFECT:  Removes a $75 million transfer from the budget stabilization account to the broadband access account. Removes a $500,000 appropriation from the broadband access account. Adds a $500,000 appropriation from the state general fund solely for expenditure into the broadband access account. Moves the due date for the report to the legislature from the new Broadband Office from December 1, 2019 to January 1, 2019. Removes an obsolete internal reference. Applies definitions for "broadband," "underserved areas," and "unserved areas" from the Broadband Office to the Universal Communications Services (UCS) program. Applies an emergency clause with an immediate effective date for the sections related to the Broadband Office.

 

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