CS/CS/HB 687: Utilities
GENERAL BILL by Commerce Committee ; Energy and Utilities Subcommittee ; La Rosa ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Avila
Utilities; Authorizes DOT & certain local governmental entities to prescribe & enforce rules re: placing & maintaining communications services lines/wireless facilities; prohibits authority regulation of facility collocation; authorizes authority to require registration process & permit fees; requires authority to process applications; prohibits authority from requiring approval/fees for maintenance/placement of facilities; provides requirements for collocation on authority utility poles; requires authority to waive certain application & placement requirements; prohibits authority from adopting/enforcing certain regulations & imposing certain fees; authorizes wireless infrastructure provider to apply to place utility poles; authorizes authority to enforce certain local codes/rules/regulations under certain circumstances.
Last Action: 4/24/2017 House - CS/CS by Commerce Committee read 1st time -HJ 798
Location: On Special Order Calendar
Bill Text: PDF
• Referred to Energy and Utilities Subcommittee; Commerce Committee -HJ 82
• Introduced -HJ 82
• On Committee agenda-- Energy and Utilities Subcommittee, 03/15/17, 9:00 am, Webster Hall
• CS by Energy and Utilities Subcommittee; YEAS 12 NAYS 2 -HJ 383
• Pending review of CS under Rule 7.18(c)
• CS by Energy and Utilities Subcommittee read 1st time -HJ 379
• Now in Commerce Committee -HJ 394
• On Committee agenda-- Commerce Committee, 04/24/17, 9:00 am, Webster Hall
• CS/CS by- Commerce Committee; YEAS 25 NAYS 2 -HJ 807
• Pending review of CS -under Rule 7.18(c)
• Placed on Calendar -HJ 805
• Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/27/17
• CS/CS by Commerce Committee read 1st time -HJ 798
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