Assembly Actions -
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Mar 10, 2020||
referred to finance
Senate Bill S8020
2019-2020 Legislative Session
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Finance Committee
- In Committee Assembly
- On Floor Calendar Assembly
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed By Governor
2019-S8020 (ACTIVE) - Details
2019-S8020 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S8020 SPONSOR: PARKER TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the public service law, the general business law and the state finance law, in relation to requiring that internet service providers that are compliant with net neutrality and state contracts only be made with such compliant providers and establishing a revolving fund for the creation of municipal internet service providers; and making an appropriation therefor PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: The purpose of this bill is to retain the policy of net neutrality at a State level and to add an appropriation, which would provide a revolving loan fund for any municipality that has a noncomplying ISP in its envi- rons to be able to borrow the capital to build a competing network. SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS:
2019-S8020 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 8020 I N S E N A T E March 10, 2020 ___________ Introduced by Sen. PARKER -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Finance AN ACT to amend the public service law, the general business law and the state finance law, in relation to requiring that internet service providers that are compliant with net neutrality and state contracts only be made with such compliant providers and establishing a revolv- ing fund for the creation of municipal internet service providers; and making an appropriation therefor THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Short title. This act shall be known and may be cited as the "NYS Net Neutrality Protection Act". § 2. The public service law is amended by adding a new section 92-i to read as follows: § 92-I. REPORTS BY INTERNET SERVICE PROVIDERS. 1. ANY TELEPHONE CORPO- RATION, AS DEFINED BY SUBDIVISION SEVENTEEN OF SECTION TWO OF THIS CHAP- TER, OR CABLE TELEVISION COMPANY, AS DEFINED BY SUBDIVISION ONE OF SECTION TWO HUNDRED TWELVE OF THIS CHAPTER, WHICH IS ALSO A BROADBAND INTERNET SERVICE PROVIDER, AS DEFINED BY PARAGRAPH (B) OF SUBDIVISION ONE OF SECTION THREE HUNDRED NINETY-NINE-ZZZZZ OF THE GENERAL BUSINESS LAW, SHALL ANNUALLY REPORT TO THE DEPARTMENT, AND PUBLICLY DISCLOSE, ACCURATE INFORMATION REGARDING NETWORK MANAGEMENT PRACTICES, PERFORM- ANCE, AND COMMERCIAL TERMS OF SUCH COMPANY'S OR CORPORATION'S BROADBAND INTERNET ACCESS THAT IS SUFFICIENT FOR CONSUMERS TO MAKE INFORMED CHOIC- ES REGARDING THE USE OF SUCH SERVICES, AND FOR CONTENT, APPLICATION, SERVICE, AND DEVICE PROVIDERS TO DEVELOP, MARKET, AND MAINTAIN INTERNET OFFERINGS. 2. THE PUBLICATION OF DISCLOSURES THAT COMPLY WITH THE FEDERAL COMMU- NICATIONS COMMISSION'S TRANSPARENCY RULE (47 C.F.R. 8.1) SHALL SATISFY THE REQUIREMENTS OF SUBDIVISION ONE OF THIS SECTION. 3. THE COMMISSION SHALL ANNUALLY PREPARE A REPORT THAT LISTS THE CERTIFICATION STATUS FOR EACH BROADBAND INTERNET SERVICE PROVIDER QUALI- FIED TO DO BUSINESS IN THE STATE. SUCH REPORT SHALL BE PUBLISHED ON THE COMMISSION'S WEBSITE AND UPDATED AT LEAST ANNUALLY. THE COMMISSION SHALL EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
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