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SB 13 - Repealing Regulations for Telecommunications Services - Key Vote

Wisconsin Key Votes

Mark Pocan voted Nay (Passage) on this Legislation.

Read statements Mark Pocan made in this general time period.

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NOTE: THIS BILL WAS VOTED ON DURING A SPECIAL SESSION OF THE LEGISLATURE

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Legislation - Signed (Executive) -

Title: Repealing Regulations for Telecommunications Services

Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (80-13) - (Key vote)

Title: Repealing Regulations for Telecommunications Services

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that repeals various statutes regulating the activities of providers of telecommunications services.

Highlights:
  • Limits the definition of "telecommunications service" as the offering for sale of the conveyance of voice communication, whereas existing law included data or other information at any frequency of the electromagnetic spectrum (Sec. 10).
  • Repeals statutes that allowed the Public Service Commission to determine rates for telecommunications services (Sec. 22-24).
  • Exempts public utilities that are telecommunications providers from the requirement to fill out questionnaires for and provide documents to the Public Service Commission (Secs. 95-97).
  • Exempts interconnected voice over Internet protocol services from the provisions of this act, but requires providers of such services to contribute to the universal service fund based on their revenues (Sec. 76).
Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (25-8) - (Key vote)

Title: Repealing Regulations for Telecommunications Services

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that repeals various statutes regulating the activities of providers of telecommunications services.

Highlights:
  • Limits the definition of "telecommunications service" as the offering for sale of the conveyance of voice communication, whereas existing law included data or other information at any frequency of the electromagnetic spectrum (Sec. 10).
  • Repeals statutes that allowed the Public Service Commission to determine rates for telecommunications services (Sec. 22-24).
  • Exempts public utilities that are telecommunications providers from the requirement to fill out questionnaires for and provide documents to the Public Service Commission (Secs. 95-97).
  • Exempts interconnected voice over Internet protocol services from the provisions of this act, but requires providers of such services to contribute to the universal service fund based on their revenues (Sec. 76).
Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Repealing Regulations for Telecommunications Services

Note:

NOTE: THIS BILL WAS VOTED ON DURING A SPECIAL SESSION OF THE LEGISLATURE

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