According to the Senate bill introductions for April 9…
Senator Westrom introduced–
S.F. No. 3919: A bill for an act relating to telecommunications; appropriating money for the broadband grant program.
Referred to the Committee on Energy and Utilities Finance and Policy.
A bill for an act
relating to telecommunications; appropriating money for the broadband grant
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA:
Section 1. BROADBAND GRANT PROGRAM; APPROPRIATION.
$51,480,000 in fiscal year 2019 is appropriated from the general fund to the commissioner
of employment and economic development for deposit in the border-to-border broadband
fund account under Minnesota Statutes, section 116J.396. The appropriation must be used
for grants and the purposes specified under Minnesota Statutes, section 116J.395.