|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jun 09, 2021||returned to assembly|
3rd reading cal.850
substituted for s5062
|Jun 09, 2021||substituted by a6436|
|May 04, 2021||advanced to third reading|
|May 03, 2021||2nd report cal.|
|Apr 28, 2021||1st report cal.850|
|Feb 23, 2021||referred to energy and telecommunications|
senate Bill S5062
Current Bill Status Via A6436 - Passed Senate & Assembly
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S5062 (ACTIVE) - Details
- See Assembly Version of this Bill:
- Law Section:
- Public Service Law
- Laws Affected:
- Amd §5, Pub Serv L
S5062 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S5062 SPONSOR: PARKER TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the public service law, in relation to directing the commission to establish standards and safeguards for certain radio and phone providers to meet eligibility to provide lifeline services PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: To establish standards and safeguards by the Public Service Commission when approving as an eligible telecommunications carrier for the purposes of providing lifeline service. SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS: Section 1: Amends paragraph c of subdivision 6 of section 5 of the public service law. Section 2: Sets the effective date.
S5062 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 5062 2021-2022 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E February 23, 2021 ___________ Introduced by Sen. PARKER -- 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, in relation to directing the commission to establish standards and safeguards for certain radio and phone providers to meet eligibility to provide lifeline services 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 chapter 13 of the laws of 2020, 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 commission is authorized AND DIRECTED to promulgate all rules and regulations neces- sary to implement the provisions of this paragraph, AND TO ESTABLISH STANDARDS AND SAFEGUARDS FOR APPROVAL AS AN ELIGIBLE TELECOMMUNICATIONS CARRIER FOR PURPOSES OF PROVIDING LIFELINE SERVICE. SUCH STANDARDS AND SAFEGUARDS SHALL INCLUDE, BUT NOT BE LIMITED TO, THE PROVIDER'S MANAGE- RIAL, FINANCIAL AND TECHNICAL CAPABILITY AND EXPERTISE, INCLUDING WHETH- ER THE PROVIDER HAS FORFEITED ELIGIBLE TELECOMMUNICATIONS CARRIER DESIG- NATION IN ANOTHER STATE OR BEEN SUBJECT TO THE IMPOSITION OF SUBSTANTIAL MONETARY PENALTIES BY THE FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION OR ANOTHER STATE. UPON ADOPTION BY THE COMMISSION, SUCH STANDARDS AND SAFEGUARDS SHALL APPLY TO NEW APPLICANTS, AND SHALL NOT APPLY TO PREVIOUSLY APPROVED PROVIDERS OR AFFILIATED ENTITIES OF SUCH PROVIDERS WITH COMMON FINANCIAL, MANAGERIAL AND TECHNICAL CAPABILITY AND EXPERTISE. § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
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