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DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL
Broadband Internet service. Requires the Indiana utility regulatory commission (IURC) to report annually to the regulatory flexibility committee on the availability and quality of broadband Internet service in Indiana. Requires the committee to study various issues concerning the availability and quality of broadband Internet service in Indiana and to report annually to the legislative council on its findings and recommendations. Provides that the committee may recommend that the IURC adopt rules concerning the provision of digital subscriber line (DSL) broadband service by local exchange carriers or their affiliates. Allows the IURC to adopt rules to implement any of the committee's recommendations and to implement the deployment of broadband Internet service in Indiana.