Digital Equity Act of 2019
Date: April 11, 2019 Official Title: To require the Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Communications and Information to establish a State Digital Equity Capacity Grant Program, and for other purposes.Short title This Act may be cited as the "Digital Equity Act of 2019".Definitions In this Act:
(1) Adoption of broadband The term means the process by which an individual obtains daily access to the internet—
(A) at a speed, quality, and capacity—
(B) with the digital skills that are necessary for the individual to participate online; and
(C) on a—
(2) Advanced telecommunications capability The term has the meaning given the term in section 706(d) of the Telecommunications Act of 1996 ().
(3) Aging individual The term has the meaning given the term in section 102 of the Older Americans Act of 1965 ().
(4) Appropriate committees of Congress The term means—
(A) the Committee on Appropriations of the Senate;
(B) the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation of the Senate;
(C) the Committee on Appropriations of the House of Representatives; and
(D) the Committee on Energy and Commerce of the House of Representatives.