1.1.................... moves to amend H.F. No. 2976, the delete everything amendment
1.2(H2976DE3), as follows:
1.3Page 2, after line 12, insert:
1.4"(b) $450,000 in fiscal year 2015 is from the general fund for one or more contracts
1.5with an independent organization to continue to:
1.6(1) collect broadband deployment data from Minnesota providers, verify its accuracy
1.7through on-the-ground testing, and create state and county maps available to the public
1.8showing the availability of broadband service at various upload and download speeds
1.9throughout Minnesota, in order to measure progress in achieving the state's broadband
1.10goals established in Minnesota Statutes, section 237.012;
1.11(2) analyze the deployment data collected to help inform future investments in
1.12broadband infrastructure; and
1.13(3) conduct business and residential surveys that measure broadband adoption and
1.14use in the state."
1.15Reletter the paragraphs in sequence
1.16Adjust amounts accordingly
1.17Renumber or reletter in sequence and correct internal references
1.18Amend the title accordingly