CS/CS/CS/SB 998: Cable TV/Video Service Franchises [RPCC]
GENERAL BILL by General Government Appropriations ; Community Affairs ; Communications and Public Utilities ; Bennett
Cable TV/Video Service Franchises [RPCC]; cites act as "Consumer Choice Act"; prohibits counties & municipalities from negotiating terms & conditions re cable & video services; deletes authorization for counties & municipalities to award cable service franchises & restriction that cable service companies not operate without such franchise; designates Dept. of State as authorizing authority; requires DOACS to receive customer service complaints, etc. Amends FS.
Last Action: 4/26/2007 Senate - Placed on Special Order Calendar; Read 2nd time -SJ 00591; Amendment(s) adopted (760970, 712940, 375938, 373250, 365746, 052442) -SJ 00592; Amendment(s) failed -SJ 00592; Substituted CS/CS/HB 529 -SJ 00592; Laid on Table, Link/Iden/Sim/Compare passed, refer to CS/CS/HB 529 (Ch. 2007-29) -SJ 00592
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• Referred to Communications and Public Utilities; General Government Appropriations; Rules
• Introduced, referred to Communications and Public Utilities; General Government Appropriations; Rules -SJ 00061
• On Committee agenda-- Communications and Public Utilities, 03/22/07, 1:00 pm, 301-S
• CS by Communications and Public Utilities; YEAS 8 NAYS 1 -SJ 00258; CS read 1st time on 03/28/07 -SJ 00262
• Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2)
• Remaining references corrected to Community Affairs; General Government Appropriations -SJ 00268; Now in Community Affairs
• On Committee agenda-- Community Affairs, 04/12/07, 2:30 pm, 412-K --Temporarily postponed
• On Committee agenda-- General Government Appropriations, 04/17/07, 9:00 am, 401-S --Not received
• On Committee agenda-- Community Affairs, 04/18/07, 2:15 pm, 412-K
• CS/CS by Community Affairs; YEAS 8 NAYS 2 -SJ 00507; CS read 1st time on 04/20/07 -SJ 00509
• Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2); Now in General Government Appropriations -SJ 00507; On Committee agenda-- General Government Appropriations, 04/24/07, 8:15 am, 401-S
• CS/CS/CS by- General Government Appropriations; YEAS 6 NAYS 0 -SJ 00545; CS read 1st time on 04/25/07 -SJ 00552; Pending reference review -under Rule 4.7(2); Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading -SJ 00545
• Placed on Special Order Calendar; Read 2nd time -SJ 00591; Amendment(s) adopted (760970, 712940, 375938, 373250, 365746, 052442) -SJ 00592; Amendment(s) failed -SJ 00592; Substituted CS/CS/HB 529 -SJ 00592; Laid on Table, Link/Iden/Sim/Compare passed, refer to CS/CS/HB 529 (Ch. 2007-29) -SJ 00592
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