senate Bill S51

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Prohibits the imposition of additional charges for unlisted telephone numbers or private numbers

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S51 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6209
Law Section:
Public Service Law
Laws Affected:
Add ยง92-g, Pub Serv L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S5416, A7980

S51 - Summary

Prohibits the imposition of additional charges for unlisted telephone numbers or private numbers.

S51 - Sponsor Memo

S51 - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                   51

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 5, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. SQUADRON -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on  Energy  and  Telecommuni-
  cations

AN  ACT  to  amend  the  public  service law, in relation to prohibiting
  certain additional charges for unlisted telephone numbers

  THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section  1.  The public service law is amended by adding a new section
92-g to read as follows:
  S 92-G.  TELEPHONE  SERVICE;  CHARGES.  NO  TELEPHONE  CORPORATION  OR
PROVIDER OR ANY PERSON, FIRM OR CORPORATION ACTING AS AN AGENT OR REPRE-
SENTATIVE  OF A TELEPHONE CORPORATION OR PROVIDER SHALL IMPOSE ANY ADDI-
TIONAL CHARGE FOR UNLISTED TELEPHONE NUMBERS OVER AND ABOVE THE  CUSTOM-
ARY CHARGES IMPOSED BY THAT TELEPHONE CORPORATION OR PROVIDER FOR LISTED
TELEPHONE  NUMBERS, NOR SHOULD ANY FEE BE ASSOCIATED WITH MAKING PRIVATE
A TELEPHONE NUMBER THAT IS PUBLIC.   IN  CONSTRUING  AND  ENFORCING  THE
PROVISIONS  OF  THIS SECTION, THE ACT OF ANY PERSON, FIRM OR CORPORATION
ACTING AS AN AGENT OR REPRESENTATIVE OF A TELEPHONE CORPORATION SHALL BE
DEEMED TO BE THE ACT OF SUCH TELEPHONE CORPORATION.
  S 2. This act shall take effect on the ninetieth day  after  it  shall
have  become  a  law;  provided  that  the  public service commission is
authorized to promulgate any and all rules and regulations and take  any
other  measures  necessary  to  implement section one of this act on its
effective date on or before such date.



 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD00169-01-1

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