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AB 207 - Telecommunication Regulation - Key Vote

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Legislation - Vetoed (Line Item Veto) (Executive) -

Title: Telecommunication Regulation

Legislation - Concurrence Vote Passed (House) (95-2) -
Legislation - Concurrence Vote Passed (House) (94-3) -
Legislation - Concurrence Vote Passed (House) (91-6) -
Legislation - Concurrence Vote Passed (House) (96-1) -
Legislation - Concurrence Vote Passed (House) (95-2) -
Legislation - Concurrence Vote Passed (House) (94-3) -
Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (66-28) - (Key vote)

Title: Telecommunication Regulation

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that transfers authority over franchising video service providers from local municipalities to the Wisconsin Department of Financial Institutions.

Highlights:
-Provides exclusive authority to the Department of Financial Institutions (DFI) to grant “Video Service Franchises” to providers of video programming or cable services within the state of Wisconsin, repealing existing law granting such authority to local municipalities (Sec. 7). -Allows municipalities to continue to collect up to five percent of gross revenues from video service providers in usage fees (Section 7). -Establishes anti-discrimination guidelines for coverage areas by video service providers including regulations on income level and race (Section 7).
Legislation - Introduced (House) - (Key vote)

Title: Telecommunication Regulation

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