Substitute for Raised S.B. No. 447
Session Year 2012
 


AN ACT MODERNIZING THE STATE'S TELECOMMUNICATIONS LAWS.

To remove the requirements for telecommunications providers and telephone companies to file certain tariffs with the Public Utilities Regulatory Authority, to clarify for telecommunications companies when a document is considered filed, to eliminate the need for certain paper versions of filings and notifications, to clarify when audits are required, to change the process for withdrawal by a telephone company from providing a telecommunications service, to clarify the state's authority to regulate interconnected voice over Internet protocol service, to review certain video providers, to ensure funding for certain programming, to identify how certain funds provided for public access programming may be allocated, to enable out-of-state technicians to perform electrical work in the state during certain emergencies and to expand the areas in which telecommunications towers may be located.

Introduced by:
Energy and Technology Committee

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Bill History

 Date Action Taken
 5/2/2012Moved to Foot of the Calendar, Senate
 4/16/2012(LCO)File Number 431
 4/16/2012Senate Calendar Number 306
 4/16/2012Favorable Report, Tabled for the Calendar, Senate
 4/16/2012(LCO)Reported Out of Legislative Commissioners' Office
 4/9/2012(LCO)Referred to Office of Legislative Research and Office of Fiscal Analysis 04/16/12 10:00 AM
 3/28/2012(LCO)Filed with Legislative Commissioners' Office
 3/28/2012(ET)Joint Favorable
 3/16/2012Public Hearing 03/20
 3/15/2012Referred to Joint Committee on Energy and Technology

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