senate Bill S7183A

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Relates to instituting internet service neutrality

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Energy And Telecommunications Committee


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed/Vetoed by Governor

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Mar 21, 2018 print number 7183c
Mar 21, 2018 amend and recommit to energy and telecommunications
Feb 27, 2018 print number 7183b
Feb 27, 2018 amend and recommit to energy and telecommunications
Jan 29, 2018 print number 7183a
Jan 29, 2018 amend and recommit to energy and telecommunications
Jan 03, 2018 referred to energy and telecommunications

S7183 - Details

Law Section:
Public Service Law
Laws Affected:
Amd Art 11 Head, §§212 & 215, add §231, Pub Serv L; add §148, St Fin L

S7183 - Summary

Relates to instituting internet service neutrality; provides the public service commission with jurisdiction over monitoring broadband internet service providers; requires a certification for internet service neutrality in certain state contracts.

S7183 - Sponsor Memo

S7183 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  7183

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 3, 2018
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. CARLUCCI -- 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 and the state finance law, in
  relation to instituting internet service neutrality

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

  Section  1.  The  article  heading of article 11 of the public service
law, as added by chapter 83 of the laws of 1995, is amended to  read  as
follows:
           PROVISIONS RELATING TO CABLE TELEVISION AND INTERNET
                            SERVICE COMPANIES
  S  2. Section 212 of the public service law is amended by adding a new
subdivision 15 to read as follows:
  15. "INTERNET SERVICE PROVIDER" SHALL MEAN  ANY  PERSON,  BUSINESS  OR
ORGANIZATION QUALIFIED TO DO BUSINESS IN THIS STATE, INCLUDING MUNICIPAL
BROADBAND  PROVIDERS,  THAT PROVIDES INDIVIDUALS, CORPORATIONS, OR OTHER
ENTITIES WITH THE ABILITY TO CONNECT TO THE INTERNET.
  S 3. The section heading of section 215 of the public service law,  as
added  by  chapter 83 of the laws of 1995, is amended and a new subdivi-
sion 14 is added to read as follows:
  Duties of the commission in respect to cable television  AND  INTERNET
SERVICE companies.
  14. DEVELOP AND MAINTAIN A STATEWIDE PLAN FOR THE MONITORING OF INTER-
NET  SERVICE PROVIDERS, INCLUDING THE ANNUAL CERTIFICATION THAT INTERNET
SERVICE PROVIDERS COMPLY WITH THE INTERNET SERVICE  NEUTRALITY  REQUIRE-
MENTS ESTABLISHED IN SECTION TWO HUNDRED THIRTY-ONE OF THIS ARTICLE.
  S  4.  The state finance law is amended by adding a new section 148 to
read as follows:
  S 148. INTERNET SERVICE NEUTRALITY REQUIREMENTS IN CERTAIN PROCUREMENT
CONTRACTS. NOTWITHSTANDING ANY OTHER PROVISION OF LAW TO  THE  CONTRARY,
WHERE  A  CONTRACT  THAT  INCLUDES INTERNET CONNECTION SERVICES IS TO BE
AWARDED BY A STATE AGENCY, PUBLIC AUTHORITY OR MUNICIPALITY PURSUANT  TO

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

Co-Sponsors

S7183A - Details

Law Section:
Public Service Law
Laws Affected:
Amd Art 11 Head, §§212 & 215, add §231, Pub Serv L; add §148, St Fin L

S7183A - Summary

Relates to instituting internet service neutrality; provides the public service commission with jurisdiction over monitoring broadband internet service providers; requires a certification for internet service neutrality in certain state contracts.

S7183A - Sponsor Memo

S7183A - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 7183--A

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 3, 2018
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. CARLUCCI -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on  Energy  and  Telecommuni-
  cations  --  committee  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as
  amended and recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the public service law and the  state  finance  law,  in
  relation to instituting internet service neutrality

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

  Section 1. The article heading of article 11  of  the  public  service
law,  as  added by chapter 83 of the laws of 1995, is amended to read as
follows:
           PROVISIONS RELATING TO CABLE TELEVISION AND INTERNET
                            SERVICE COMPANIES
  S 2. Section 212 of the public service law is amended by adding a  new
subdivision 15 to read as follows:
  15.  "INTERNET  SERVICE  PROVIDER"  SHALL MEAN ANY PERSON, BUSINESS OR
ORGANIZATION QUALIFIED TO DO BUSINESS IN THIS STATE, INCLUDING MUNICIPAL
BROADBAND PROVIDERS, THAT PROVIDES INDIVIDUALS, CORPORATIONS,  OR  OTHER
ENTITIES WITH THE ABILITY TO CONNECT TO THE INTERNET.
  S  3. The section heading of section 215 of the public service law, as
added by chapter 83 of the laws of 1995, is amended and a  new  subdivi-
sion 14 is added to read as follows:
  Duties  of  the commission in respect to cable television AND INTERNET
SERVICE companies.
  14. DEVELOP AND MAINTAIN A STATEWIDE PLAN FOR THE MONITORING OF INTER-
NET SERVICE PROVIDERS, INCLUDING THE ANNUAL CERTIFICATION THAT  INTERNET
SERVICE  PROVIDERS  COMPLY WITH THE INTERNET SERVICE NEUTRALITY REQUIRE-
MENTS ESTABLISHED IN SECTION TWO HUNDRED THIRTY-ONE OF THIS ARTICLE.
  S 4. The state finance law is amended by adding a new section  148  to
read as follows:
  S 148. INTERNET SERVICE NEUTRALITY REQUIREMENTS IN CERTAIN PROCUREMENT
CONTRACTS.  NOTWITHSTANDING  ANY OTHER PROVISION OF LAW TO THE CONTRARY,
WHERE A CONTRACT THAT INCLUDES INTERNET CONNECTION  SERVICES  IS  TO  BE

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

Co-Sponsors

S7183B - Details

Law Section:
Public Service Law
Laws Affected:
Amd Art 11 Head, §§212 & 215, add §231, Pub Serv L; add §148, St Fin L

S7183B - Summary

Relates to instituting internet service neutrality; provides the public service commission with jurisdiction over monitoring broadband internet service providers; requires a certification for internet service neutrality in certain state contracts.

S7183B - Sponsor Memo

S7183B - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 7183--B

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 3, 2018
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  CARLUCCI,  ALCANTARA,  SAVINO  --  read twice and
  ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee  on
  Energy  and  Telecommunications -- committee discharged, bill amended,
  ordered reprinted as amended and  recommitted  to  said  committee  --
  committee  discharged,  bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and
  recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the public service law and the  state  finance  law,  in
  relation to instituting internet service neutrality

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

  Section 1. The article heading of article 11  of  the  public  service
law,  as  added by chapter 83 of the laws of 1995, is amended to read as
follows:
           PROVISIONS RELATING TO CABLE TELEVISION AND INTERNET
                            SERVICE COMPANIES
  S 2. Section 212 of the public service law is amended by adding a  new
subdivision 15 to read as follows:
  15.  "INTERNET  SERVICE  PROVIDER"  SHALL MEAN ANY PERSON, BUSINESS OR
ORGANIZATION QUALIFIED TO DO BUSINESS IN THIS STATE, INCLUDING MUNICIPAL
BROADBAND PROVIDERS, THAT PROVIDES INDIVIDUALS, CORPORATIONS,  OR  OTHER
ENTITIES WITH THE ABILITY TO CONNECT TO THE INTERNET.
  S  3. The section heading of section 215 of the public service law, as
added by chapter 83 of the laws of 1995, is amended and a  new  subdivi-
sion 14 is added to read as follows:
  Duties  of  the commission in respect to cable television AND INTERNET
SERVICE companies.
  14. DEVELOP AND MAINTAIN A STATEWIDE PLAN FOR THE MONITORING OF INTER-
NET SERVICE PROVIDERS, INCLUDING THE ANNUAL CERTIFICATION THAT  INTERNET
SERVICE  PROVIDERS  COMPLY WITH THE INTERNET SERVICE NEUTRALITY REQUIRE-
MENTS ESTABLISHED IN SECTION TWO HUNDRED THIRTY-ONE OF THIS ARTICLE.
  S 4. The state finance law is amended by adding a new section  148  to
read as follows:

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

Co-Sponsors

S7183C (ACTIVE) - Details

Law Section:
Public Service Law
Laws Affected:
Amd Art 11 Head, §§212 & 215, add §231, Pub Serv L; add §148, St Fin L

S7183C (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to instituting internet service neutrality; provides the public service commission with jurisdiction over monitoring broadband internet service providers; requires a certification for internet service neutrality in certain state contracts.

S7183C (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S7183C (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 7183--C

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 3, 2018
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  CARLUCCI,  ALCANTARA,  SAVINO  --  read twice and
  ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee  on
  Energy  and  Telecommunications -- committee discharged, bill amended,
  ordered reprinted as amended and  recommitted  to  said  committee  --
  committee  discharged,  bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and
  recommitted to said committee -- committee discharged,  bill  amended,
  ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

AN  ACT  to  amend  the public service law and the state finance law, in
  relation to instituting internet service neutrality

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

  Section  1.  The  article  heading of article 11 of the public service
law, as added by chapter 83 of the laws of 1995, is amended to  read  as
follows:
     PROVISIONS RELATING TO CABLE TELEVISION COMPANIES AND BROADBAND
                       INTERNET SERVICE PROVIDERS
  S  2.  Section  212 of the public service law is amended by adding two
new subdivisions 15 and 16 to read as follows:
  15. "BROADBAND INTERNET  ACCESS  SERVICE"  SHALL  MEAN  A  MASS-MARKET
RETAIL  SERVICE  THAT  PROVIDES  THE  CAPABILITY TO TRANSMIT DATA TO AND
RECEIVE DATA FROM ALL OR SUBSTANTIALLY ALL INTERNET ENDPOINTS, INCLUDING
ANY CAPABILITIES THAT ARE INCIDENTAL TO AND ENABLE THE OPERATION OF  THE
COMMUNICATIONS  SERVICE,  BUT  SHALL NOT INCLUDE DIAL-UP INTERNET ACCESS
SERVICE.
  16. "BROADBAND INTERNET SERVICE PROVIDER" SHALL MEAN ANY PERSON, BUSI-
NESS OR ORGANIZATION QUALIFIED TO DO BUSINESS IN THIS  STATE,  INCLUDING
MUNICIPAL  BROADBAND PROVIDERS, THAT PROVIDES INDIVIDUALS, CORPORATIONS,
OR OTHER ENTITIES WITH BROADBAND INTERNET ACCESS SERVICE.
  S 3. The section heading of section 215 of the public service law,  as
added  by  chapter 83 of the laws of 1995, is amended and a new subdivi-
sion 14 is added to read as follows:
  Duties of the commission in respect to cable television companies  AND
BROADBAND INTERNET SERVICE PROVIDERS.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

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