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H.R. 292 – Rural Broadband Permitting Efficiency Act of 2019

Introduced by Rep. John Curtis (R-UT) on January 8, 2019 this bill limits federal oversight of federal lands and eliminates public input in the permitting process for broadband. Specifically, H.R. 292 allows for the discharge of federal review responsibilities to states and federal recognized tribes who may have little to no experience implementing the federal environmental laws.

 

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