Committee: Urban and Rural DevelopmentSponsor: Scofield
Analyst: John FriedenreichDate: 02/18/2022


Senate Bill 124 as passed the Senate revises the Broadband Accessibility Grant program administered by the Alabama Department of Economic and Community Affairs (ADECA) by: (1) allowing units of government that provide broadband services to be awarded grants; (2) increasing the cap on individual awards under this program; (3) raising the minimum service threshold for the program; (4) providing additional priority criteria for awarding grants; (5) revising application and project timelines; and (6) further providing for conditions of release of funds under this program.

 Randall Shedd, Chair
Urban and Rural Development