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Reps Pass Bills On Broadband Access, Pirating Penalties

Law360 (June 13, 2018, 5:10 PM EDT) -- A House subcommittee on Wednesday advanced four bills aimed at improving the nation’s broadband infrastructure and bolstering certain public safety communications, including legislation that would study the needs of agriculture and another that would hike fines for pirating bandwidth. 

One of the bills marked up by the Energy & Commerce Committee's subcommittee on Communications and Technology would get the ball rolling on designating a three-digit dialing code to be used as a national mental health and suicide prevention hotline. The bill, National Suicide Hotline Improvement Act of 2017, would...
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