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House Bill 1201


House Bill 1201

ARCHIVE (2012)

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DIGEST OF HB 1201 (Updated March 5, 2012 6:46 pm - DI 84)


State provision and use of communications service. Provides that after March 31, 2012, the I- Light communications network may not be used to offer or provide, directly or indirectly, communications service to the public or to any private or governmental entity. Provides exceptions to this prohibition to allow for the following: (1) The provision of communications service for 911 services or emergency or law enforcement purposes. (2) The provision of communications service to institutions of higher education in furtherance of education or research for the direct benefit of students, faculty, or staff, and, under certain conditions, to other persons with a research and development relationship with the institution. (3) The provision of communications service for the direct benefit of public broadcasting. Provides that after March 31, 2012, a person that is not: (1) a state educational institution; or (2) a private postsecondary educational institution; may not become a member of the I-Light network or otherwise connect to or use the I-Light network or any services made available through I-Light.
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