S. 645: Measuring the Economic Impact of Broadband Act of 2017

CBO Score

$2 million

Date of Report

Thu August 16th, 2018

CBO Report Details

Legislation Details

115th Congress

A bill to require the Secretary of Commerce to conduct an assessment and analysis of the effects of broadband deployment and adoption on the economy of the United States, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Sen. Amy Klobuchar — D — MN

This bill requires the Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) of the Department of Commerce to assess, and submit a report regarding, the effects on the U.S. economy of the deployment and adoption of broadband Internet Protocol-based transmission services that enable users to send and receive voice, video, data, or graphics. In conducting the assessment, the BEA must: (1) consider employment, job creation, business headcount, online commerce, ...

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