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Daily Legislative Brief from April 19, 2017


SB 596-Relating to Utilities
On Thursday, April 19th, SB 596, by Senator Travis Hutson (R-Palm Coast), was heard by the Senate Committee on Rules and passed by a vote of 12 yeas to 0 nays. AIF’s Senior Vice President of State and Federal Affairs, Brewster Bevis, stood in support of this bill.

This bill creates the Advanced Wireless Infrastructure Deployment Act which would ultimately allow for 5G technology throughout the state of Florida.

SB 596 will now go to the Senate floor to be heard.

AIF SUPPORTS legislation that accommodates for the increasing need for reliable wireless networks to help support communities and businesses of the future.