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2017-04-06 Senate Journal

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2017-04-06                     Senate Journal                      Page 0773
HJR 14                                                                                                                        
HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 14 BY REPRESENTATIVES                                                                                
EDGMON, Fansler, Tuck, Kito, Westlake, Spohnholz, Guttenberg,                                                                   
Drummond, Parish, Gara, Tarr,                                                                                                   
          Urging the Federal Communications Commission to                                                                       
          increase the Rural Health Care Program budget                                                                         
          sufficiently to adjust for inflation, advances in                                                                     
          technology and the services available with increased                                                                  
          broadband, and the increase in demand for                                                                             
          broadband-based services and provide for any unused                                                                   

2017-04-06                     Senate Journal                      Page 0774
          funds to be carried forward to future funding years,                                                                  
          ensuring that rural communities in the state continue                                                                 
          to have access to affordable broadband telehealth                                                                     
was read the first time and referred to the Health and Social Services