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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.

Effective Date: Upon becoming law
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
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF

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  • Bill History

    Date Chamber Action
    2/1/2007 Senate • Filed
    2/8/2007 Senate • Referred to Communications and Public Utilities; General Government Appropriations; Rules
    3/6/2007 Senate • Introduced, referred to Communications and Public Utilities; General Government Appropriations; Rules -SJ 00061
    3/19/2007 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Communications and Public Utilities, 03/22/07, 1:00 pm, 301-S
    3/22/2007 Senate • CS by Communications and Public Utilities; YEAS 8 NAYS 1 -SJ 00258; CS read 1st time on 03/28/07 -SJ 00262
    3/23/2007 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2)
    3/27/2007 Senate • Remaining references corrected to Community Affairs; General Government Appropriations -SJ 00268; Now in Community Affairs
    4/9/2007 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Community Affairs, 04/12/07, 2:30 pm, 412-K --Temporarily postponed
    4/12/2007 Senate • On Committee agenda-- General Government Appropriations, 04/17/07, 9:00 am, 401-S --Not received
    4/13/2007 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Community Affairs, 04/18/07, 2:15 pm, 412-K
    4/18/2007 Senate • CS/CS by Community Affairs; YEAS 8 NAYS 2 -SJ 00507; CS read 1st time on 04/20/07 -SJ 00509
    4/20/2007 Senate • 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
    4/24/2007 Senate • 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
    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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  • CS/CS/CS/SB 998, Committee Substitute 3 (Current Bill Version) Posted 4/24/2007 at 9:02 PM

    Bill Text:   Web Page | PDF
    Analyses:   General Government Appropriations (Post-Meeting) 4/24/2007 (pdf)

    Related Bills (6)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location
    H 529 (e1) Traviesa Compare Last Action: 5/18/2007 Approved by Governor; Chapter No. 2007-29
    Location:
    H 855 Statewide Cable TV Franchises Garcia Compare Last Action: 5/4/2007 H Died in Committee on Utilities & Telecommunications (JE), Link/Iden/Sim/Compare passed, refer to CS/CS/HB 529 (Ch. 2007-29)
    Location:
    H 1565 Lifeline Telecommunications Service Zapata Compare Last Action: 5/4/2007 H Died in Committee on Utilities & Telecommunications (JE), Link/Iden/Sim/Compare passed, refer to CS/CS/HB 529 (Ch. 2007-29)
    Location:
    S 1772 Statewide Cable TV Franchises [RPCC] Fasano Compare Last Action: 5/4/2007 S Died in Committee on Communications and Public Utilities, Link/Iden/Sim/Compare passed, refer to CS/CS/HB 529 (Ch. 2007-29)
    Location:
    S 2638 Lifeline Telecommunications Services [RPCC] Argenziano Compare Last Action: 5/4/2007 S Died in Committee on Communications and Public Utilities, Link/Iden/Sim/Compare passed, refer to CS/CS/HB 529 (Ch. 2007-29)
    Location:
    S 2908 Lifeline Telecommunications Service [RPCC] Siplin Compare Last Action: 5/4/2007 S Died in Committee on Communications and Public Utilities, Link/Iden/Sim/Compare passed, refer to CS/CS/HB 529 (Ch. 2007-29)
    Location:

    Floor Amendments (13)

    Amendment Sponsor Filed Last Floor Action Format
    203720 - Amendment
    Posey 4/25/2007
    9:32 AM
    Senate: Failed
    4/26/2007
    Web Page
    PDF
    460616 - Amendment
    Fasano 4/25/2007
    2:34 PM
    Senate: Withdrawn
    4/26/2007
    Web Page
    PDF
    872694 - Amendment
    Fasano 4/25/2007
    3:31 PM
    Senate: Withdrawn
    4/26/2007
    Web Page
    PDF
    712940 - Amendment
    Bennett 4/25/2007
    3:31 PM
    Senate: Adopted
    4/26/2007
    Web Page
    PDF
    hierarchy 800142 - Substitute Amendment (712940)
    Constantine 4/26/2007
    2:11 PM
    Senate: Withdrawn
    4/26/2007
    Web Page
    PDF
    760970 - Amendment
    Bennett 4/25/2007
    3:31 PM
    Senate: Adopted
    4/26/2007
    Web Page
    PDF
    hierarchy 195774 - Amendment to Amendment (760970)
    Constantine 4/26/2007
    2:10 PM
    Senate: Withdrawn
    4/26/2007
    Web Page
    PDF
    375938 - Amendment
    Bennett 4/25/2007
    3:32 PM
    Senate: Adopted
    4/26/2007
    Web Page
    PDF
    373250 - Amendment
    Bennett 4/25/2007
    3:32 PM
    Senate: Adopted
    4/26/2007
    Web Page
    PDF
    604212 - Amendment
    Crist 4/25/2007
    3:32 PM
    Senate: Withdrawn
    4/26/2007
    Web Page
    PDF
    532944 - Amendment
    Argenziano 4/25/2007
    4:34 PM
    Senate: Failed
    4/26/2007
    Web Page
    PDF
    052442 - Amendment
    Fasano 4/25/2007
    4:53 PM
    Senate: Adopted
    4/26/2007
    Web Page
    PDF
    365746 - Amendment
    Constantine 4/26/2007
    2:11 PM
    Senate: Adopted
    4/26/2007
    Web Page
    PDF

    Committee Votes (1)

    Date Committee Result
    4/24/2007 8:15 AM General Government Appropriations 5 Yeas - 0 Nays

    Citations - Statutes (27)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    166.046 Definitions; minimum standards for cable television franchises imposed upon counties and municipalities.
    202.11 Definitions.
    202.24 Limitations on local taxes and fees imposed on dealers of communications services.
    337.401 Use of right-of-way for utilities subject to regulation; permit; fees.
    337.4061 Definitions; unlawful use of state-maintained road right-of-way by nonfranchised cable television services.
    350.81 Communications services offered by governmental entities.
    364.0361 Local government authority; nondiscriminatory exercise.
    364.051 Price regulation.
    364.10 Undue advantage to person or locality prohibited; Lifeline service.
    364.163 Network access services.
    364.164 Competitive market enhancement.
    364.385 Saving clauses.
    610.102
    610.103
    610.104
    610.105
    610.106
    610.107
    610.108
    610.109
    610.112
    610.113
    610.114
    610.115
    610.116
    610.117
    610.118

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  • CS/CS/SB 998, Committee Substitute 2 Posted 4/20/2007 at 12:08 PM

    Bill Text:   Web Page | PDF
    Analyses:   Community Affairs (Post-Meeting) 4/18/2007 (pdf)

    Committee Amendments (6)

    Amendment Sponsor Filed Last Committee Action Format
    363394 - Amendment
    General Government Appropriations
    (Lawson)
    4/21/2007
    7:01 PM
    Withdrawn
    4/27/2007
    Web Page
    PDF
    054568 - Amendment
    General Government Appropriations
    (Bennett)
    4/22/2007
    4:40 PM
    Replaced by Committee Substitute
    4/27/2007
    Web Page
    PDF
    hierarchy 165732 - Amendment to Amendment (054568)
    General Government Appropriations
    (Lawson)
    4/23/2007
    3:38 PM
    Withdrawn
    4/27/2007
    Web Page
    PDF
    hierarchy 282930 - Amendment to Amendment (054568)
    General Government Appropriations
    (Jones)
    4/23/2007
    5:53 PM
    Replaced by Committee Substitute
    4/27/2007
    Web Page
    PDF
    hierarchy 784918 - Amendment to Amendment (054568)
    General Government Appropriations
    (Jones)
    4/23/2007
    5:53 PM
    Withdrawn
    4/27/2007
    Web Page
    PDF
    hierarchy 434276 - Amendment to Amendment (054568)
    General Government Appropriations
    (Bennett)
    4/23/2007
    9:59 PM
    Replaced by Committee Substitute
    4/27/2007
    Web Page
    PDF

    Citations - Statutes (27)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    166.046 Definitions; minimum standards for cable television franchises imposed upon counties and municipalities.
    202.11 Definitions.
    202.24 Limitations on local taxes and fees imposed on dealers of communications services.
    337.401 Use of right-of-way for utilities subject to regulation; permit; fees.
    337.4061 Definitions; unlawful use of state-maintained road right-of-way by nonfranchised cable television services.
    350.81 Communications services offered by governmental entities.
    364.0361 Local government authority; nondiscriminatory exercise.
    364.051 Price regulation.
    364.10 Undue advantage to person or locality prohibited; Lifeline service.
    364.163 Network access services.
    364.164 Competitive market enhancement.
    364.385 Saving clauses.
    610.102
    610.103
    610.104
    610.105
    610.106
    610.107
    610.108
    610.109
    610.112
    610.113
    610.114
    610.115
    610.116
    610.117
    610.118

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  • CS/SB 998, Committee Substitute 1 Posted 3/23/2007 at 4:00 PM

    Bill Text:   Web Page | PDF
    Analyses:   Communications and Public Utilities (Post-Meeting) 3/22/2007 (pdf)

    Committee Amendments (16)

    Amendment Sponsor Filed Last Committee Action Format
    723940 - Amendment
    Community Affairs
    (Hill)
    4/11/2007
    5:04 PM
    Replaced by Committee Substitute
    4/18/2007
    Web Page
    PDF
    383316 - Amendment
    Community Affairs
    (Wise)
    4/11/2007
    5:04 PM
    Withdrawn
    4/18/2007
    Web Page
    PDF
    hierarchy 105600 - Substitute Amendment (383316)
    Community Affairs
    (Wise)
    4/17/2007
    6:13 PM
    Withdrawn
    4/18/2007
    Web Page
    PDF
    262912 - Amendment
    Community Affairs
    (Haridopolos)
    4/11/2007
    5:04 PM
    No Action
    4/18/2007
    Web Page
    PDF
    160120 - Amendment
    Community Affairs
    (Haridopolos)
    4/11/2007
    5:04 PM
    No Action
    4/18/2007
    Web Page
    PDF
    512096 - Amendment
    Community Affairs
    (Siplin)
    (Hill)
    (Dawson)
    4/11/2007
    5:04 PM
    Temporarily Postponed
    4/18/2007
    Web Page
    PDF
    373972 - Amendment
    Community Affairs
    (Siplin)
    (Hill)
    (Dawson)
    4/12/2007
    12:54 PM
    Temporarily Postponed
    4/18/2007
    Web Page
    PDF
    730368 - Amendment
    Community Affairs
    (Garcia)
    4/12/2007
    1:34 PM
    Replaced by Committee Substitute
    4/18/2007
    Web Page
    PDF
    704420 - Amendment
    Community Affairs
    (Haridopolos)
    4/17/2007
    3:29 PM
    Withdrawn
    4/18/2007
    Web Page
    PDF
    050740 - Amendment
    Community Affairs
    (Garcia)
    4/17/2007
    3:29 PM
    Replaced by Committee Substitute
    4/18/2007
    Web Page
    PDF
    352510 - Amendment
    Community Affairs
    (Garcia)
    4/17/2007
    3:30 PM
    Replaced by Committee Substitute
    4/18/2007
    Web Page
    PDF
    hierarchy 192486 - Amendment to Amendment (352510)
    Community Affairs
    (Haridopolos)
    4/18/2007
    12:26 PM
    Replaced by Committee Substitute
    4/18/2007
    Web Page
    PDF
    604042 - Amendment
    Community Affairs
    (Garcia)
    4/17/2007
    3:30 PM
    Replaced by Substitute Amendment
    4/18/2007
    Web Page
    PDF
    hierarchy 324716 - Substitute Amendment (604042)
    Community Affairs
    (Garcia)
    4/18/2007
    12:27 PM
    Replaced by Committee Substitute
    4/18/2007
    Web Page
    PDF
    hierarchy 625192 - Amendment to Substitute Amendment (324716)
    Community Affairs
    (Storms)
    4/19/2007
    4:54 PM
    Replaced by Committee Substitute
    4/18/2007
    Web Page
    PDF
    583032 - Amendment
    Community Affairs
    (Garcia)
    4/17/2007
    3:30 PM
    Replaced by Committee Substitute
    4/18/2007
    Web Page
    PDF

    Committee Votes (1)

    Date Committee Result
    4/18/2007 2:15 PM Community Affairs 8 Yeas - 2 Nays

    Citations - Statutes (27)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    166.046 Definitions; minimum standards for cable television franchises imposed upon counties and municipalities.
    202.11 Definitions.
    202.24 Limitations on local taxes and fees imposed on dealers of communications services.
    337.401 Use of right-of-way for utilities subject to regulation; permit; fees.
    337.4061 Definitions; unlawful use of state-maintained road right-of-way by nonfranchised cable television services.
    350.81 Communications services offered by governmental entities.
    364.0361 Local government authority; nondiscriminatory exercise.
    364.051 Price regulation.
    364.10 Undue advantage to person or locality prohibited; Lifeline service.
    364.163 Network access services.
    364.164 Competitive market enhancement.
    364.385 Saving clauses.
    610.102
    610.103
    610.104
    610.105
    610.106
    610.107
    610.108
    610.109
    610.112
    610.113
    610.114
    610.115
    610.116
    610.117
    610.118

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  • SB 998, Original Filed Version Posted 2/1/2007 at 9:06 AM

    Bill Text:   Web Page | PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Committee Amendments (6)

    Amendment Sponsor Filed Last Committee Action Format
    183534 - Amendment
    Communications and Public Utilities
    (Constantine)
    3/22/2007
    11:10 AM
    Unfavorable
    3/23/2007
    Web Page
    PDF
    952900 - Amendment
    Communications and Public Utilities
    (Fasano)
    3/22/2007
    11:10 AM
    Replaced by Committee Substitute
    3/23/2007
    Web Page
    PDF
    215020 - Amendment
    Communications and Public Utilities
    (Bennett)
    3/22/2007
    11:10 AM
    Replaced by Committee Substitute
    3/23/2007
    Web Page
    PDF
    845342 - Amendment
    Communications and Public Utilities
    (Fasano)
    3/22/2007
    11:11 AM
    Replaced by Committee Substitute
    3/23/2007
    Web Page
    PDF
    133084 - Amendment
    Communications and Public Utilities
    (Joyner)
    3/22/2007
    11:11 AM
    Replaced by Substitute Amendment
    3/23/2007
    Web Page
    PDF
    170218 - Amendment
    Communications and Public Utilities
    (Lynn)
    3/22/2007
    12:19 PM
    Replaced by Committee Substitute
    3/23/2007
    Web Page
    PDF

    Committee Votes (1)

    Date Committee Result
    3/22/2007 1:00 PM Communications and Public Utilities 8 Yeas - 1 Nays

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