Proposed S.B. No. 451
Session Year 2021
AN ACT CONCERNING CAPS ON INTERNET DATA USAGE, REGULATING CABLE TELEVISION RATES AND INFORMATION SERVICES, DEVELOPING STANDARD CONTRACTUAL TERMS FOR INFORMATION SERVICES AND AMENDING THE CONNECTICUT ANTITRUST ACT.
To (1) prevent telecommunications companies from imposing a cap on Internet data plans, (2) require the Public Utilities Regulatory Authority regulate cable television rates, (3) require the Public Utilities Regulatory Authority regulate information services not currently regulated by the Federal Communications Commission, (4) require the Public Utilities Regulatory Authority, in consultation with the Office of Consumer Counsel, develop standard contracting terms for information services, and (5) amend the Connecticut Antitrust Act and require the Attorney General to report annually to the General Assembly on enforcement of the Connecticut Antitrust Act with regards to information services issues.