2010 Regular Session


File Code: Utility Regulation
Sponsored By:
Senators Della, Exum, Harrington, Kelley, Lenett, Pinsky, Raskin, Rosapepe, and Zirkin
Telephone Companies - Acquisitions and Franchises


Requiring specified telephone companies to provide the Public Service Commission with copies of specified documents at specified times under specified circumstances; requiring the Commission to provide the telephone companies with specified confidentiality and other protections under specified circumstances; prohibiting specified persons from acquiring the power to exercise specified influence over the policies and actions of a telephone company under specified circumstances without prior authorization from the Commission; etc.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

Legislative date is used to record history occurring in the Chambers otherwise Calendar date is used.
Senate Action
First Reading Finance
Hearing 3/2 at 1:00 p.m.
House Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

Senator George W. Della, Jr., District 46
Senator Nathaniel Exum, District 24
Senator David C. Harrington, District 47
Senator Delores G. Kelley, District 10
Senator Mike Lenett, District 19
Senator Paul G. Pinsky, District 22
Senator Jamie Raskin, District 20
Senator Jim Rosapepe, District 21
Senator Bobby A. Zirkin, District 11

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Consumer Protection -see also- Unfair Trade Practices
Mergers and Acquisitions
Public Service Commission
Utilities -see also- High Voltage Lines; Telephones; Water

Bill affects the following Statute:

Public Utility Companies
( 6-106 )


All documents except Roll Call Votes are displayed in PDF format:
Bill Text: First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled
Fiscal and Policy Note: Available
Amendments: None offered