Bill Summaries: H293 (2021)

  • Summary date: Mar 11 2021 - View summary

    Subject to HB 196 of the 2021 Regular Session (2021 COVID-19 Response and Relief) becoming law, amends Section 3.3 of that act as follows. Further amends Section 4.1 of SL 2021-1 (2020 COVID Relief Bill Modifications) to add new subsection (c) to require any unawarded funds remaining of the $45 million appropriated (amount is increased by this act) to the Growing Rural Economies with Access to Technology Fund in Section 4.1(b), as amended, to be used for the broadband projects that were submitted and scored by the Office of Broadband Infrastructure in accordance with the special supplementary grant process established by Section 4.17 of SL 2020-4 (2020 COVID-19 Recovery Act), as amended, for which appropriated funds were not previously available. Further adds that all grant awards for the GREAT grant process must be completed by April 15, 2021.