Committee: Urban and Rural DevelopmentSponsor: Scofield
Analyst: John FriedenreichDate: 02/23/2022


Senate Bill 124 as amended and reported by the Committee on Urban and Rural Development 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