Bill Sponsor
House Bill 827
118th Congress(2023-2024)
Home Internet Accessibility Act
Introduced
Introduced
Introduced in House on Feb 2, 2023
Overview
Text
Introduced
Feb 2, 2023
Latest Action
Feb 2, 2023
Origin Chamber
House
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
827
Congress
118
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
Democrat
Georgia
Democrat
California
Democrat
District of Columbia
Republican
South Carolina
House Votes (0)
Senate Votes (0)
No House votes have been held for this bill.
Summary

Home Internet Accessibility Act

This bill requires the Government Accountability Office (GAO) to report on broadband internet capacity in housing that is supported by the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) or the Department of Agriculture.

In its report, the GAO must identify such housing that lacks broadband capacity and estimate the costs and time frame necessary to provide broadband capacity in such housing.

Additionally, HUD must develop a plan for retrofitting such housing to provide the capacity for broadband internet.

Text (1)
February 2, 2023
Actions (2)
02/02/2023
Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.
02/02/2023
Introduced in House
Graphics
H.R.827 118 Home Internet Accessibility Act
Public Record
Record Updated
May 23, 2024 4:05:27 AM