Telecommunications and Information Technology


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Broadband 2020 Legislation

In the 2020 legislative session, 33 states enacted legislation addressing broadband in issue areas such as educational institutions and schools, funding, governance authorities and commissions, infrastructure, rural and underserved communities, and taxes.


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Consumer Data Privacy

California’s Consumer Privacy Act is the first U.S. comprehensive privacy law, and a wave of other states are considering similar legislation. As the law enters the implementation phase, this webinar considers its impact and the outlook for future privacy legislation. It also explores evolving public perceptions about privacy and issues to consider for the future. Watch this recorded webinar at your convenience. 

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Legislative Information Technology Priorities 2020

Key legislative information technology contacts in the 50 states identified top IT priorities and challenges they will face in the next one to three years, including developing new applications to support remote sessions, hearings or voting and a remote workplace.




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Broadband Virtual Meeting Series: Access and Expansion

The NCSL Communications, Financial Services and Interstate Commerce Committee is launching a series of in-depth virtual meetings on broadband access and expansion issues.


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Communications, Financial Services and Interstate Commerce

The Communications, Financial Services and Interstate Commerce has jurisdiction over state-federal relations with regard to electronic commerce, banking, insurance, securities and other financial services issues, interstate commerce and taxation of electronic transactions, telecommunications and interstate business activity taxes.


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State 911 Resources

State legislatures are working to improve the operations of public emergency communication services for today's digital mobile society. This webpage provides access to NCSL’s 911 legislation database, as well as year-end summaries of enacted 911 legislation dating back to 2011.