senate Bill S3663

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to instituting internet service neutrality

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Energy And Telecommunications Committee


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Feb 12, 2019 referred to energy and telecommunications

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S3663 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A2432
Current Committee:
Senate Energy And Telecommunications
Law Section:
Public Service Law
Laws Affected:
Amd Art 11 Head, §§212 & 215, add §231, Pub Serv L; add §148, St Fin L
Versions Introduced in 2017-2018 Legislative Session:
S7183, A8882

S3663 (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.

S3663 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S3663 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  3663

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 12, 2019
                               ___________

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 COMPANIES AND BROADBAND
                       INTERNET SERVICE PROVIDERS
  §  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.
  § 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.
  14. DEVELOP AND MAINTAIN A STATEWIDE PLAN FOR THE MONITORING OF BROAD-
BAND INTERNET SERVICE PROVIDERS, INCLUDING THE ANNUAL CERTIFICATION THAT

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

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