Broadband Legislation

The following contents list selected legislation related to broadband discussed at past meetings of the Monadnock Broadband Group. Visit the links below to learn more.

Current New Hampshire Legislation (2021)

House Bill 153 (LSR 2021-0113): establishing a committee to study universal Internet access for New Hampshire.

 

House Bill 308 (LSR 2021-0542): relative to broadband access to pole attachments

 

House Bill 477 (LSR 2021-0617): establishing consumer protections regarding Internet service provider outages and download speeds.

 

LSR 2021-0832: establishing a broadband matching grant initiative and fund.

 

LSR 2021-0959: relative to the issuance of bonds for financing broadband infrastructure.

Adopted New Hampshire Legislation

House Bill 1111 (2020): The bills below currently appear as amendment 1339s

Senate Bill 457: establishing communications districts

Senate Bill 459: relative to determining access to broadband

Senate Bill 559: relative to municipal broadband infrastructure bonds

Senate Bill 103 (2019): authorizing municipalities to engage in multi-town bonding projects

Senate Bill 170 (2018): relative to the authority of towns to issue bonds for the expansion of broadband infrastructure