LD 1372 LR 1961(02)
An Act To Increase Broadband Access for Rural Communities
Fiscal Note for Bill as Amended by Committee Amendment " "
Committee: Energy, Utilities and Technology
Fiscal Note Required: Yes
Fiscal Note
FY 2017-18 FY 2018-19 Projections  FY 2019-20 Projections  FY 2020-21
Net Cost (Savings)
General Fund $0 $114,000 $114,000 $114,000
General Fund $0 $114,000 $114,000 $114,000
Fiscal Detail and Notes
This bill includes an ongoing appropriation of $114,000 starting in fiscal year 2018-19 for the ConnectME Authority to establish pilot programs through partnering with digital literacy organizations to provide digital literacy education to counties in which 70% of the population lives in rural areas as identified in the 2010 United States Census.