senate Bill S3308

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to state contracts being only with internet service providers compliant with net neutrality and establishes a revolving fund for the establishment of municipal internet service providers; appropriation

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Finance Committee


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Jan 28, 2021 referred to finance

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S3308 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Finance
Law Section:
Appropriations
Laws Affected:
Add §92-j, Pub Serv L; add §399-zzzzz, Gen Bus L; add §§148 & 99-ii, amd §165, St Fin L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S8020

S3308 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires that state contracts only be with internet service providers compliant with net neutrality and establishes a revolving fund for the establishment of municipal internet service providers; appropriates $250 million therefor.

S3308 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S3308 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   3308
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             January 28, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sens. PARKER, JACKSON -- 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-j to
 read as follows:
   § 92-J. 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.
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD07008-01-1

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