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H.R.1639: To amend the Rural Electrification Act of 1936, and for other purposes.
About this Bill
|This bill was introduced in the||113th Congress|
|This bill is primarily about||science, technology, communications|
|You can||read the bill|
|Sponsor||Chris Gibson, R-N.Y.|
|Total Cosponsors||1 (All Democrats)|
|Introduced||April 18, 2013|
|Latest Major Action||May 3, 2013|
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- Bill introduced in the House
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Amends the Rural Electrification Act of 1936 to provide grants, in addition to loans and loan guarantees, for the costs of construction, improvement, and acquisition of facilities and equipment for broadband service in rural areas.
Authorizes the Secretary of Agriculture (USDA) to make a grant to an entity for a project with respect to which a loan or loan guarantee is also made.
(Source: Congressional Research Service)
|May 3, 2013||Referred to the Subcommittee on Livestock, Rural Development, and Credit.|
|April 19, 2013||Referred to the Subcommittee on Communications and Technology.|
|April 18, 2013||Referred to House Energy and Commerce|
|April 18, 2013||Referred to House Agriculture|