SB 1092 Prohibits political subdivisions from regulating the content, cost or distribution of information over a broadband Internet connection by imposing fees, licenses or taxes
Sponsor: Klindt
LR Number: 5311S.03C Fiscal Note: 5311-03
Committee: Commerce, Energy and the Environment
Last Action: 5/12/2006 - S Informal Calendar S Bills for Perfection Journal Page:
Title: SCS SB 1092 Calendar Position:
Effective Date: August 28, 2006

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Current Bill Summary

SCS/SB 1092 - The "Broadband Protection Act" prohibits any political subdivision from regulating the content, cost, or distribution of data, audio, video or other information over a broadband connection. Further, the act prohibits any political subdivision from imposing any franchise requirement on any broadband provider or request anything of value as a condition of offering broadband service.