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SB 742: Designation of Eligible Telecommunications Carriers

GENERAL BILL by Braynon

Designation of Eligible Telecommunications Carriers; Including certain commercial mobile radio service providers within the definition of the term "eligible telecommunications carrier"; authorizing the Public Service Commission to designate any commercial mobile radio service provider as an eligible telecommunications carrier for the limited purpose of providing Lifeline service; deleting a provision requiring carriers to allow subscribers to demonstrate continued eligibility for Lifeline service under certain conditions, etc.

Effective Date: Upon becoming a law
Last Action: 5/3/2019 House - Died in Messages
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
2/5/2019 Senate • Filed
2/15/2019 Senate • Referred to Innovation, Industry, and Technology; Governmental Oversight and Accountability; Rules -SJ 88
3/5/2019 Senate • Introduced -SJ 87
3/14/2019 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Innovation, Industry, and Technology, 03/19/19, 4:00 pm, 110 Senate Building
3/19/2019 Senate • Favorable by Innovation, Industry, and Technology; YEAS 9 NAYS 0 -SJ 255
3/20/2019 Senate • Now in Governmental Oversight and Accountability
3/28/2019 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Governmental Oversight and Accountability, 04/02/19, 10:00 am, 301 Senate Building
4/2/2019 Senate • Favorable by Governmental Oversight and Accountability; YEAS 5 NAYS 0 -SJ 283
• Now in Rules
4/12/2019 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Rules, 04/17/19, 2:00 pm, 110 Senate Building
4/17/2019 Senate • Favorable by- Rules; YEAS 16 NAYS 0 -SJ 379
4/18/2019 Senate • Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading
4/23/2019 Senate • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/25/19 -SJ 496
4/25/2019 Senate • Read 2nd time -SJ 477
• Placed on 3rd reading
4/26/2019 Senate • Read 3rd time -SJ 574
• Passed; YEAS 39 NAYS 0 -SJ 574
4/26/2019 House • In Messages
5/3/2019 House • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Messages