Status Summary

House - 04/14/2021 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce. (Updated 9/12/2021)

Legislative Session

2021

Status

In Progress

Sponsor

Rep. Maloney, Sean Patrick

This bill requires the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to establish a grant program to provide states with resources to inform their residents who are Medicaid enrollees, Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program participants, or low-income individuals about the FCC's Lifeline program. The Lifeline program is designed to reduce the cost of communications services for low-income consumers.