HB 816 – Broadband Empowerment Act

Primary House Sponsors: Rep. Brian Farkas (D-Pitt); Rep. Jason Saine (R-Montgomery, Richmond, Stanly); Rep. Jake Johnson (R-Henderson, Polk, Transylvania); Rep. Rachel Hunt (D-Mecklenburg)



This bill authorizes the Department of Transportation to construct conduit for telecommunications cables within the State right-of-way where such construction and leasing is not otherwise prohibited by any other federal or State law.



Filed – 5/4/2021