HB 855: Statewide Cable TV Franchises
GENERAL BILL by Garcia ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Gonzalez ; Zapata ; Planas
Statewide Cable TV Franchises; cites act as "Consumer Broadband Choice Act of 2007"; prohibits counties & municipalities from negotiating terms & conditions re cable services; deletes authorization for counties & municipalities to award cable service franchises & restriction that cable service companies not operate without such franchise; designates Department of State as franchising authority, etc. Amends Chs. 337, 364, 202.24, 350.81; creates 610.102-.119; repeals 166.046.
Last Action: 5/4/2007 House - Died in Committee on Utilities & Telecommunications (JE), Link/Iden/Sim/Compare passed, refer to CS/CS/HB 529 (Ch. 2007-29)
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
• Referred to Jobs & Entrepreneurship Council; Policy & Budget Council
• Introduced, referred to Jobs & Entrepreneurship Council; Policy & Budget Council -HJ 00062
• Referred to Utilities & Telecommunications (JE) by Jobs & Entrepreneurship Council -HJ 00224
• Died in Committee on Utilities & Telecommunications (JE), Link/Iden/Sim/Compare passed, refer to CS/CS/HB 529 (Ch. 2007-29)
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