HB 1201-1_ Filed 02/20/2012, 11:41
The Senate Committee on Utilities and Technology, to which was referred House Bill No.
1201, has had the same under consideration and begs leave to report the same back to the
Senate with the recommendation that said bill be AMENDED as follows:
SOURCE: Page 2, line 20; (12)CR120101.2. -->
Page 2, line 20, delete "for the direct benefit of students, faculty, and
staff." and insert " in furtherance of education or research for the
direct benefit of students, faculty, or staff. The provision of
communications service under this subdivision may include the
provision of communications service to a person that is not a state
educational institution or a private postsecondary educational
(A) the person has a research and development
relationship with a state educational institution or a
private postsecondary educational institution; and
(B) the communications service required by and provided
to the person:
(i) is a one (1) gigabit per second or greater network
(ii) is used in furtherance of the research and
development relationship only;
(iii) is provided only for a specific research and
(iv) is provided only for the limited duration of the
specific research and development project; and
(v) is not provided in competition with private sector
communications service providers' provision of
(3) The provision of communications service to member
licensees of Indiana Public Broadcasting Stations, Inc., for the
direct benefit of public broadcasting.".
Page 3, line 8, delete "(a)," and insert " (a) and
(Reference is to HB 1201 as printed January 23, 2012.)
and when so amended that said bill do pass.
Committee Vote: Yeas 10, Nays 0.
CR120101/DI 103 2012