SB 873 Communications services; excess capacity.
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Summary as introduced:
Communications services; excess capacity. Requires any public utility, cable television system or telecommunications service provider that owns the infrastructure used to provide its services to the general public to lease excess capacity to (i) any entity that holds a certificate of public convenience and necessity, (ii) a cable television system that has obtained a franchise from a locality, or (iii) any provider of communications services, including Internet and high-speed data services. A lessor shall permit the payment by the lessee of reasonable annual charges and the cost of any modifications to the lessor’s infrastructure necessary for the lessee to provide its services.

Full text:
01/08/03  Senate: Presented & ordered printed, prefiled 01/07/03 030014556  pdf

Status:
01/08/03  Senate: Presented & ordered printed, prefiled 01/07/03 030014556
01/08/03  Senate: Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
02/03/03  Senate: Passed by for the day in C. & L. (15-Y 0-N)