senate Bill S227A

2013-2014 Legislative Session

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

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Mar 28, 2014 print number 227a
amend and recommit to energy and telecommunications
Jan 08, 2014 referred to energy and telecommunications
Jan 09, 2013 referred to energy and telecommunications

S227 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A2698A
Law Section:
Public Service Law
Laws Affected:
Add §92-h, Pub Serv L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S51, A6209
2009-2010: S5416, A7980

S227 - Summary

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

S227 - Sponsor Memo

S227 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                   227

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

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.
                                                           LBD00265-01-3

S227A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A2698A
Law Section:
Public Service Law
Laws Affected:
Add §92-h, Pub Serv L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S51, A6209
2009-2010: S5416, A7980

S227A (ACTIVE) - Summary

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

S227A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S227A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 227--A

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. SQUADRON -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on  Energy  and  Telecommuni-
  cations  --  recommitted  to  the Committee on Energy and Telecommuni-
  cations in  accordance  with  Senate  Rule  6,  sec.  8  --  committee
  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
  to said committee

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-h to read as follows:
  S 92-H.  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.
                                                           LBD00265-02-4

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