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CS/SB 478: Designation of Eligible Telecommunications Carriers

GENERAL BILL by Regulated Industries ; Rodriguez

Designation of Eligible Telecommunications Carriers; Revising the definition of the term “eligible telecommunications carrier”; authorizing the Public Service Commission to designate certain entities as eligible telecommunications carriers for a specified purpose, etc.

Effective Date: Upon becoming a law
Last Action: 2/21/2024 House - In Messages
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Regulated Industries (RI)
  2. Governmental Oversight and Accountability (GO)
  3. Rules (RC)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
11/15/2023 Senate • Filed
11/28/2023 Senate • Referred to Regulated Industries; Governmental Oversight and Accountability; Rules
12/4/2023 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Regulated Industries, 12/13/23, 8:30 am, 401 Senate Building
12/13/2023 Senate • CS by Regulated Industries; YEAS 4 NAYS 0
12/14/2023 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
• Now in Governmental Oversight and Accountability
1/9/2024 Senate • Introduced
• CS by Regulated Industries read 1st time
1/11/2024 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Governmental Oversight and Accountability, 01/16/24, 11:00 am, 37 Senate Building
1/16/2024 Senate • Favorable by Governmental Oversight and Accountability; YEAS 5 NAYS 0
• Now in Rules
1/19/2024 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Rules, 01/24/24, 11:00 am, 412 Knott Building
1/24/2024 Senate • Favorable by- Rules; YEAS 15 NAYS 0
• Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading
1/30/2024 Senate • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 02/01/24
2/1/2024 Senate • Retained on Calendar
2/15/2024 Senate • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 02/21/24
2/21/2024 Senate • Read 2nd time -SJ 423
• Read 3rd time -SJ 423
• CS passed; YEAS 37 NAYS 0 -SJ 423
• Immediately certified -SJ 441
2/21/2024 House • In Messages