CS/SB 596: Utilities
Utilities; Creating the “Advanced Wireless Infrastructure Deployment Act”; prohibiting the Department of Transportation and certain local governmental entities, collectively referred to as the “authority,” from prohibiting, regulating, or charging for the collocation of small wireless facilities in public rights-of-way under certain circumstances; prohibiting an authority from requiring approval or charges for routine maintenance, the replacement of certain wireless facilities, or the installation, placement, maintenance, or replacement of certain micro wireless facilities, etc.
Last Action: 3/27/2017 Senate - CS/CS by Governmental Oversight and Accountability; YEAS 5 NAYS 1
Location: Acted on by committee/council, pending report (GO)
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
• Referred to Communications, Energy, and Public Utilities; Governmental Oversight and Accountability; Rules -SJ 78
• On Committee agenda-- Communications, Energy, and Public Utilities, 03/07/17, 4:00 pm, 301 Senate Office Building
• Introduced -SJ 78
• CS by Communications, Energy, and Public Utilities; YEAS 7 NAYS 1 -SJ 174
• Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
• CS by Communications, Energy, and Public Utilities read 1st time -SJ 176
• Now in Governmental Oversight and Accountability -SJ 174
• On Committee agenda-- Governmental Oversight and Accountability, 03/27/17, 4:00 pm, 401 Senate Office Building
• CS/CS by Governmental Oversight and Accountability; YEAS 5 NAYS 1
Companion bills that are identical word-for-word, not including titles. However, Resolutions and Concurrent Resolutions are considered identical if the only difference is the word "House" or "Senate."
Companion bills that are substantially similar in text or have substantial portions of text that are largely the same.
Bills that have selected provisions that are similar in text.
A bill that is contingent upon passage of another bill within the same chamber, e.g., a trust fund bill, a bill providing a public record exemption, or an implementing bill.
The page numbers, when listed, for citations are constantly under review. The journals or printed bills of the respective chambers should be consulted as the official documents of the Legislature.
The links for the page numbers are formatted to open the bill text PDF directly to the page containing the citation. However, if your browser is set to open PDFs in a new window, as is often the case with 64-bit browsers, the bill text will open to the first page.