HB0502

Find a 2016 Bill:

2016 Regular Session

 

Entitled:

Cable Television - Equipment Rentals

Sponsored by:

Delegate Cluster

Status:

In the House - Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters; Withdrawn


Synopsis:Limiting specified equipment rental charges that may be included in rates of local cable television system franchises under specified circumstances; limiting the system charge to not more than $3 a month; providing that this Act does not limit the rates charged for program content; applying the Act to any cable television franchise agreement entered into or renewed on or after October 1, 2016; and providing that existing obligations or contract rights may not be impaired by this Act.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Delegates Cluster, Arentz, Malone, and McConkey
Additional Facts:Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2016
Committee(s):
Economic Matters
Broad Subject(s):Local Government - Generally
Commercial Law - Consumer Protection
Utility Regulation
Narrow Subject(s):Cable Television
Equipment -see also- Motor Vehicle Equipment
Leases and Rent
Prices -see also- Consumer Price Index
Statutes:Article - Local Government
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October 24, 2017 5:00 P.M.