The latest version of the MN Senate Omnibus supplemental budget bill reads…
Subd. 3. Broadband Development-0-15,000,000
$15,000,000 in fiscal year 2019 is for deposit in the border-to-border broadband fund account in the special revenue fund established under Minnesota Statutes, section 116J.396. This is a onetime appropriation. In awarding grants, the commissioner must give priority to projects that include broadband providers who commit to adhere to net neutrality principles.
The addition of net neutrality principles passed on Thursday (April 26) Senate Floor Amendment …
1.1Senator Latz moved to amend S.F. No. 3656 as follows:
1.2Page 48, line 21, after the period, insert “In awarding grants, the commissioner must
1.3give priority to projects that include broadband providers who commit to adhere to net
1.5The motion prevailed. #did not prevail. So the amendment was #not adopted.