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SB 373 - Deregulation of Landline Phone Service Rates - Key Vote

Alabama Key Votes

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Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (67-24) - (Key vote)

Title: Deregulation of Landline Phone Service Rates

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

A vote to pass a bill that deregulates land-based phones through limiting the jurisdiction of the Public Service Commission, and provides guidelines for establishing low income requirements.

Highlights:
-Removes the Public Service Commission's jurisdiction to regulate, supervise, control, oversee, or monitor the costs, rates, charges, terms, or conditions for new types of telephone services (Sec. 1). -Authorizes automatic enrollment for Lifeline and Link-Up services to any customer who meets an income eligibility test, as part of its low-income assistance program (Sec. 1).
Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (19-8) - (Key vote)

Title: Deregulation of Landline Phone Service Rates

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that deregulates land-based telephone services.

Highlights:
-Removes the Public Service Commission's jurisdiction to regulate, supervise, control, oversee, or monitor the costs, rates, charges, terms, or conditions for new types of telephone services (Sec. 1). -Authorizes automatic enrollment for Lifeline and Link-Up services to any customer who meets an income eligibility test, as part of its low-income assistance program (Sec. 1).
Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Deregulation of Landline Phone Service Rates

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