Task Force on Communications and Technology


Task Force on Communications and Technology

Annual Meeting

Austin, Texas | August 15, 2019


 2:30       Call to Order and Introductions

New Member Introductions

2:35       Approval of Minutes from 2017 States and Nation Policy Summit

 2:40       Panel Discussion: Blockchain Technologies – What Do You Need to Know and How Can States Encourage Adoption and Use of the Technologies

3:20       Discussion: Update from the Federal Communications Commission

3:35       Discussion: Re-examining Broadband Mapping

3:50       Panel Discussion: Smart Cities – What Are They and How Can States Encourage Their Development?

4:15       Policy Discussion: State Smart City Challenge Grant Program Model Act

4:25       Discussion: Verification Software

4:40       Discussion: Privacy, Concepts and State Legislation

4:55       Discussion: Micromobility

5:10       Policy Discussion: Sunset Review

  1. The Pursue and Control Child Predators Act
  2. A Resolution Supporting the Development of an Updated National Spectrum Policy That Expands Unlicensed Access to Spectrum in the 5GHZ Band to Meet Increased Demand for Wireless Broadband Technologies
  • Statement of Principles for the Electronic Communications Privacy Act Reform
  1. Statement of Principles for Cybersecurity
  2. Telecommunications Deregulation Policy Statement
  3. Electronic Data Privacy Protection Act
  • Local Investment Made Easy (LIME) Act
  • Resolution Opposing the Expansion of the Federal Trade Commission’s Rulemaking Authority

5:25       Old Business

Good of the Order

 5:30       Adjourn