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CS/CS/HB 1231: Telecommunications

GENERAL BILL by State Affairs Committee ; Energy and Utilities Subcommittee ; Horner ; Williams ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Adkins ; Artiles ; Bernard ; Boyd ; Brandes ; Brodeur ; Broxson ; Bullard ; Burgin ; Caldwell ; Campbell ; Chestnut ; Clemens ; Corcoran ; Cruz ; Davis ; Eisnaugle ; Ford ; Fullwood ; Gaetz ; Garcia, L. ; Gibbons ; Gonzalez ; Goodson ; Hager ; Ingram ; Julien ; Mayfield ; McKeel ; Moraitis ; Nehr ; Patronis ; Perman ; Plakon ; Ray ; Renuart ; Rogers ; Rooney ; Smith ; Snyder ; Soto ; Stafford ; Steube ; Taylor ; Thurston ; Tobia ; Trujillo ; Van Zant ; Watson, B. ; Weinstein

Telecommunications; Creates "Regulatory Reform Act"; revises & repeals provisions relating to Public Service Commission & telecommunication companies, facilities, & services; requires commission to initiate rulemaking to reduce regulatory assessment fee for telecommunications companies & produce annual report describing its efforts to do so.

Effective Date: 7/1/2011
Last Action: 5/6/2011 - Chapter No. 2011-36, companion bill(s) passed, see SB 2152 (Ch. 2011-64)
Location: Became Law
Bill Text: PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
3/4/2011 House • Filed
3/8/2011 House • Introduced -HJ 109
3/14/2011 House • Referred to Energy and Utilities Subcommittee; Rulemaking and Regulation Subcommittee; State Affairs Committee -HJ 220
3/18/2011 House • On Committee agenda-- Energy and Utilities Subcommittee, 03/22/11, 8:30 am, Webster Hall
3/22/2011 House • CS by Energy and Utilities Subcommittee; YEAS 13 NAYS 0 -HJ 340
3/28/2011 House • Pending review of CS under Rule 7.19(c)
• Original reference(s) removed: Rulemaking and Regulation Subcommittee
• CS referred to Appropriations Committee; State Affairs Committee -HJ 339
• Now in Appropriations Committee -HJ 339
• CS by Energy and Utilities Subcommittee read 1st time -HJ 335
4/8/2011 House • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations Committee, 04/12/11, 9:00 am, Webster Hall
4/12/2011 House • Favorable by Appropriations Committee; YEAS 23 NAYS 0 -HJ 615
• Now in State Affairs Committee -HJ 615
• On Committee agenda-- State Affairs Committee, 04/14/11, 9:00 am, Morris Hall
4/14/2011 House • CS/CS by- State Affairs Committee; YEAS 17 NAYS 0 -HJ 660
4/15/2011 House • Pending review of CS -under Rule 7.19(c)
• Placed on Calendar -HJ 671
• CS/CS by State Affairs Committee read 1st time -HJ 657
4/18/2011 House • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/20/11
4/20/2011 House • Read 2nd time -HJ 705
• Read 3rd time -HJ 706
• CS passed; YEAS 110 NAYS 4 -HJ 706
4/21/2011 Senate • In Messages
4/26/2011 Senate • Received -SJ 506
• Referred to Communications, Energy, and Public Utilities; Commerce and Tourism; Budget -SJ 507
4/27/2011 Senate • Withdrawn from Communications, Energy, and Public Utilities; Commerce and Tourism; Budget -SJ 513
• Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading
• Substituted for CS/CS/SB 1524 -SJ 513
• Read 2nd time -SJ 513
• Placed on 3rd reading
4/28/2011 Senate • Read 3rd time -SJ 549
• CS passed; YEAS 39 NAYS 0 -SJ 550
• Immediately certified -SJ 550
4/28/2011 House • Ordered enrolled -HJ 893
4/28/2011 • Signed by Officers and presented to Governor -HJ 894
5/5/2011 • Approved by Governor -HJ 1219
5/6/2011 • Chapter No. 2011-36, companion bill(s) passed, see SB 2152 (Ch. 2011-64)