RELATING TO BROADBAND. Report Title: Broadband Permits; Automatic Approval; Construction Description: Requires the State and the counties to take action within sixty days for broadband-related permit applications, or the application will be deemed approved. Requires the State to take action within one hundred forty-five days for use applications for broadband facilities within the conservation district, or the application will be deemed approved. Establishes other requirements regarding broadband-related permits. Subjects weight load for utility poles to capacities established by the Federal Communications Commission and public utilities commission. Effective January 1, 2014. Repeals on June 30, 2018. (HB635 CD1)
4/30/2013 S Passed Final Reading, as amended (CD 1). 25 Aye(s); Aye(s) with reservations: none . 0 No(es): none. 0 Excused: none. 4/30/2013 H Passed Final Reading as amended in CD 1 with Representative(s) Johanson, Ward voting aye with reservations; Representative(s) Cheape, Ing, Lowen, Thielen, Wooley voting no (5) and none excused (0).