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HB 1381: Designation of Eligible Telecommunications Carriers


Designation of Eligible Telecommunications Carriers; Authorizes PSC to designate commercial mobile radio service provider as eligible telecommunications carrier for provision of Lifeline service; deletes provision requiring carriers to allow subscribers to demonstrate continued eligibility for Lifeline service; requires subscribers to furnish proof of eligibility upon request from carrier or FCC; revises carriers that may provide Lifeline service; revises Lifeline service eligibility; revises entities with which commission may exchange certain information.

Effective Date: upon becoming law
Last Action: 5/3/2019 House - Died in Energy and Utilities Subcommittee
Bill Text: PDF

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
3/5/2019 House • Filed
• Introduced -HJ 137
3/8/2019 House • Referred to Energy and Utilities Subcommittee; Government Operations and Technology Appropriations Subcommittee; Commerce Committee -HJ 379
5/3/2019 House • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Energy and Utilities Subcommittee