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senate Bill S. 2879

Broadband Opportunity and Affordability Act

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      senate Committees
      Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation
    IntroducedDecember 11th, 2009

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Title

Broadband Opportunity and Affordability Act

Official Title

A bill to direct the Federal Communications Commission to conduct a pilot program expanding the Lifeline Program to include broadband service, and for other purposes.

Summary

Broadband Opportunity and Affordability Act - Amends the Communications Act of 1934 to require the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to implement a two-year pilot program to expand the Lifeline program to reduce the cost of broadband service for low-income consumers.

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