senate Bill S1840

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to information cable television companies must provide to subscribers

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Energy And Telecommunications Committee


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Jan 16, 2021 referred to energy and telecommunications

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S1840 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A2499
Current Committee:
Senate Energy And Telecommunications
Law Section:
Public Service Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §224-a, Pub Serv L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: A3025
2019-2020: S4519, A1416

S1840 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to information cable television companies must provide to subscribers regarding availability of required equipment at retail.

S1840 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S1840 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   1840
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             January 16, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sens. SKOUFIS, COMRIE, KRUEGER -- read twice and ordered
   printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee  on  Energy
   and Telecommunications
 
 AN ACT to amend the public service law, in relation to information cable
   television companies must provide to subscribers regarding availabili-
   ty of required equipment at retail

   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Subdivision 4 of section 224-a of the public service law is
 amended by adding a new paragraph (d) to read as follows:
   (D) EACH CABLE  TELEVISION  COMPANY  SHALL  PROVIDE  TO  EACH  OF  ITS
 SUBSCRIBERS  AT  THE TIME OF THE INITIAL SUBSCRIPTION AND AT LEAST SEMI-
 ANNUALLY THEREAFTER A WRITTEN DESCRIPTION OF: (1) THE EQUIPMENT REQUIRED
 FOR  SUCH  SUBSCRIPTION;  (2)  INFORMATION  REGARDING  HOW  OR  WHERE  A
 SUBSCRIBER  MAY  PURCHASE  SUCH EQUIPMENT AT RETAIL; AND (3) INFORMATION
 REGARDING WHAT RETAIL EQUIPMENT IS COMPATIBLE WITH THE CABLE  TELEVISION
 COMPANY SYSTEM. FOR PURPOSES OF THIS PARAGRAPH "EQUIPMENT" SHALL INCLUDE
 BUT  NOT  BE LIMITED TO A MODEM OR ELECTRONIC DEVICE THAT MAKES POSSIBLE
 THE TRANSMISSION OF DATA TO OR FROM A COMPUTER VIA  TELEPHONE  OR  OTHER
 COMMUNICATION LINES.
   § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
 
 
 
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD04674-01-1


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