Assembly Actions -
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 05, 2022||
referred to ways and means
|May 25, 2021||
reported referred to ways and means
|May 07, 2021||
referred to corporations, authorities and commissions
Assembly Bill A7412
2021-2022 Legislative Session
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Assembly Committee
- In Committee Assembly
- On Floor Calendar Assembly
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed By Governor
Monica P. Wallace
2021-A7412 (ACTIVE) - Details
2021-A7412 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 7412 2021-2022 Regular Sessions I N A S S E M B L Y May 7, 2021 ___________ Introduced by M. of A. ROZIC -- read once and referred to the Committee on Corporations, Authorities and Commissions AN ACT to amend the public service law, in relation to enacting the "NY broadband resiliency, public safety and quality act" 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 "NY broadband resiliency, public safety and quality act". § 2. Legislative findings. The legislature hereby finds and declares that access to high-speed broadband service is a necessity and essential to participation in the economy, education and civic life. Closing gaps in broadband availability is a matter of deployment, affordability and ensuring networks are resilient, high quality and facilitate public safety. Because voice over internet protocol has replaced traditional voice telephone service for a large segment of the population, ensuring its reliability is in the public interest and consistent with public safety goals. State regulators require unambiguous authority and a clear mandate to establish and enforce appropriate oversight and regulation of broadband and voice over internet protocol service in order to meet the state's goals of universal, high-quality and affordable access. § 3. The public service law is amended by adding a new article 12 to read as follows: ARTICLE 12 BROADBAND RESILIENCY, PUBLIC SAFETY AND QUALITY ACT SECTION 250. DEFINITIONS. 251. OVERSIGHT OF BROADBAND AND VOIP SERVICE. § 250. DEFINITIONS. FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS ARTICLE THE FOLLOWING TERMS SHALL HAVE THE FOLLOWING MEANINGS: 1. "BROADBAND 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 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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