CS/SB 1944: Utility and Communications Poles
GENERAL BILL by Appropriations ; Albritton
Utility and Communications Poles; Exempting certain rules adopted by the Public Service Commission from legislative ratification requirements; requiring the commission to regulate and enforce rates, charges, terms, and conditions for pole attachments under certain circumstances; providing situations under which a pole owner may deny access to the owner’s pole on a nondiscriminatory basis; requiring the commission to hear and resolve complaints concerning rates, charges, terms, conditions, voluntary agreements, and denial of access relative to pole attachments, etc.
• Referred to Regulated Industries; Community Affairs; Appropriations -SJ 217
• Introduced -SJ 217
• On Committee agenda-- Regulated Industries, 03/16/21, 3:30 pm, 412 Knott Building
• Favorable by Regulated Industries; YEAS 6 NAYS 2 -SJ 270
• Now in Community Affairs
• On Committee agenda-- Community Affairs, 03/30/21, 3:30 pm, 37 Senate Building
• Favorable by Community Affairs; YEAS 8 NAYS 1 -SJ 341
• Now in Appropriations
• On Committee agenda-- Appropriations, 04/19/21, 10:00 am, 412 Knott Building
• CS by- Appropriations; YEAS 15 NAYS 4 -SJ 472
• Pending reference review -under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
• CS by Appropriations read 1st time -SJ 486
• Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading
• Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/22/21 -SJ 642
• Read 2nd time -SJ 613
• Placed on 3rd reading
• Read 3rd time -SJ 663
• Amendment(s) adopted (757712) -SJ 664
• CS passed as amended; YEAS 37 NAYS 2 -SJ 665
• In Messages
• Bill referred to House Calendar
• Bill added to Special Order Calendar (4/27/2021)
• 1st Reading (Engrossed 1)
• Read 2nd time
• Placed on 3rd reading
• Added to Third Reading Calendar
• Read 3rd time
• CS passed; YEAS 114, NAYS 3
• Ordered enrolled -SJ 846
• Message sent to senate
• Signed by Officers and presented to Governor
• Approved by Governor
• Chapter No. 2021-191
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