Senate Bill 3569
116th Congress(2019-2020)
Keeping Critical Connections Act of 2020
Introduced
Introduced
Introduced in Senate on Mar 23, 2020
Overview
Text
Introduced
Mar 23, 2020
Latest Action
Mar 23, 2020
Origin Chamber
Senate
Type
Bill
Bill
The primary form of legislative measure used to propose law. Depending on the chamber of origin, bills begin with a designation of either H.R. or S. Joint resolution is another form of legislative measure used to propose law.
Bill Number
3569
Congress
116
Policy Area
Science, Technology, Communications
Science, Technology, Communications
Primary focus of measure is natural sciences, space exploration, research policy and funding, research and development, STEM education, scientific cooperation and communication; technology policies, telecommunication, information technology; digital media, journalism. Measures concerning scientific education may fall under Education policy area.
Sponsorship by Party
No Senate votes have been held for this bill.
Summary

Keeping Critical Connections Act of 2020

This bill provides funds with which the Federal Communications Commission shall reimburse small business broadband providers for costs incurred during the COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) emergency period to voluntarily (1) provide free or discounted service to students in need of distance learning capacity, or (2) refrain from disconnecting low-income households that cannot afford to make a full payment.

Text (1)
March 23, 2020
Actions (2)
03/23/2020
Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.
03/23/2020
Introduced in Senate
Public Record
Created
Mar 24, 2020 4:27:12 AM
Updated
Apr 16, 2021 7:16:44 PM