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Release Date: 03/15/2017
Contact: Jared Hunt at (304) 340-3323

Roger Hanshaw

House Judiciary Committee to Present Bill to Expand, Enhance Broadband Access

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – Delegate Roger Hanshaw, R-Clay and Vice-Chairman of the House Judiciary Committee, will host a presentation in the House Chamber to discuss House Bill 3093, which will establish statewide Broadband Enhancement and Expansion Policies to encourage growth of high-speed internet access across the state.

The bill will reform and expand the duties of the state Broadband Enhancement Council, and promote practices that improve broadband access in the state. It would also outlaw the use of “up to” maximum speed marketing of broadband speeds, instead requiring that providers advertise the minimum speeds for their service.

WHAT: Presentation of House Bill 3093, establishing Broadband Enhancement and Expansion Policies

WHO: Delegate Roger Hanshaw, R-Clay

WHEN: 8:30 a.m., Thursday, March 16, 2017

WHERE: House Chamber, W.Va. State Capitol, Charleston, W.Va.

In addition to the presentation, a public hearing on House Bill 3093 will take place Friday morning at 8:30 a.m. in the House Chamber. The bill is expected to be taken up in Friday’s meeting of the House Judiciary Committee.

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