senate Bill S6936

Signed By Governor
2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to commercial mobile radio and cellular telephone service providers

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Current Bill Status - Signed by Governor


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

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Feb 03, 2020 signed chap.13
Jan 30, 2020 delivered to governor
Jan 28, 2020 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading cal.342
substituted for a8986
Jan 13, 2020 referred to corporations, authorities and commissions
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jan 09, 2020 ordered to third reading cal.15
Jan 08, 2020 referred to rules
Jan 06, 2020 referred to rules

S6936 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8986
Law Section:
Public Service Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §5, Pub Serv L (as proposed in S.5782-A & A.7811-A)

S6936 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Allows the commission to designate any commercial mobile radio or cellular telephone service providers as an eligible telecommunications carrier for purposes of providing lifeline service.

S6936 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S6936 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  6936

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             January 6, 2020
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  PARKER -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules

AN ACT to amend the public service law, in relation to commercial mobile
  radio and cellular telephone service providers

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

  Section  1.  Paragraph  c  of subdivision 6 of section 5 of the public
service law, as amended by a chapter of the laws of 2019,  amending  the
public  service  law  relating  to  commercial mobile radio and cellular
telephone service providers, as proposed in legislative bills numbers S.
5782-A and A. 7811-A, is amended to read as follows:
  c. Notwithstanding paragraph a of this subdivision, the commission may
designate any commercial mobile  radio  or  cellular  telephone  service
providers  as  an  eligible  telecommunications  carrier for purposes of
providing lifeline service, in addition to any commercial  mobile  radio
or  cellular  telephone service providers designated as such pursuant to
47 U.S.C. § 214(e) and 47 U.S.C. § 214(e)(2), without requiring any such
provider to obtain a certificate of  public  convenience  and  necessity
pursuant  to  section  ninety-nine of this chapter.   The [commissioner]
COMMISSION is authorized to promulgate all rules and regulations  neces-
sary to implement the provisions of this paragraph.
  §  2.  This  act  shall  take  effect on the same date and in the same
manner as a chapter of the laws of 2019, amending the public service law
relating to commercial  mobile  radio  and  cellular  telephone  service
providers,  as  proposed  in  legislative bills numbers S. 5782-A and A.
7811-A, takes effect.



 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD11763-04-0

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