Community Broadband Act of 2007 report of the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation on S. 1853. by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.

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SeriesReport / 110th Congress, 2d session, Senate -- 110-330
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LC ClassificationsKF31 .C69 2008j
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Paginationii, 5 p. ;
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