|HB 0167||Relating to Certain Telecommunications Services|
|Sponsor:||GUNN||Handling House Bill:|
|Last Action:||05/15/95 - H Calendar H Bills for Perfection w/HCA 1|
HB0167 Gunn, Russell et al
C O M M I T T E E
HB 167 -- TELECOMMUNICATIONS
COMMITTEE ACTION: Voted "do pass" by the Committee on Consumer Protection by a vote of 14 to 0.
This bill requires telecommunications companies that offer operator service to ensure access to a live operator by dialing "0".
FISCAL NOTE: No impact on state funds.
PROPONENTS: Supporters say that the bill guarantees access to a live telephone operator. This service is especially important for anyone who needs immediate human service, for example, children, or the elderly.
Testifying for the bill was Representative Gunn.
OPPONENTS: There was no opposition voiced to the committee.
Brian K. Long, Research Analyst