FL H1567 | 2021 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Bipartisan Bill
Status: Introduced on March 1 2021 - 25% progression, died in chamber
Action: 2021-04-27 - Laid on Table; companion bill(s) passed, see CS/SB 1944 (Ch. 2021-191)
Text: Latest bill text (Comm Sub) [PDF]


Requires PSC to regulate & enforce rates, charges, terms, & conditions for pole attachments; specifies PSC powers related to pole attachments; requires PSC to apply certain decisions & orders of FCC; provides guidance for use by PSC in making certain determinations; specifies party rights regarding pole attachments; requires PSC to provide certification to FCC upon adoption of certain rules; requires PSC to regulate safety, vegetation management, repair, replacement, maintenance, relocation, emergency response, & storm restoration of certain communications services providers; requires PSC to create process requiring advance hardening project notice; provides requirements for pole attachments & liabilities; requires PSC to adopt rules, including monetary penalties, by specified date.

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Utility and Communication Service Poles


Roll Calls

2021-04-19 - House - House Commerce Committee (Y: 22 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 2) [PASS]
2021-04-07 - House - House State Administration & Technology Appropriations Subcommittee (Y: 12 N: 2 NV: 0 Abs: 1) [PASS]
2021-03-16 - House - House Tourism, Infrastructure & Energy Subcommittee (Y: 16 N: 1 NV: 0 Abs: 1) [PASS]


2021-04-27HouseLaid on Table; companion bill(s) passed, see CS/SB 1944 (Ch. 2021-191)
2021-04-22HouseAdded to Second Reading Calendar
2021-04-22HouseBill referred to House Calendar
2021-04-21House1st Reading (Committee Substitute 2)
2021-04-21HouseCS Filed
2021-04-21HouseLaid on Table under Rule 7.18(a)
2021-04-21HouseReported out of Commerce Committee
2021-04-19HouseFavorable with CS by Commerce Committee
2021-04-18HouseAdded to Commerce Committee agenda
2021-04-18HouseAdded to Commerce Committee agenda
2021-04-07HouseNow in Commerce Committee
2021-04-07HouseReported out of State Administration & Technology Appropriations Subcommittee
2021-04-07HouseFavorable by State Administration & Technology Appropriations Subcommittee
2021-04-05HouseAdded to State Administration & Technology Appropriations Subcommittee agenda
2021-03-22HouseNow in State Administration & Technology Appropriations Subcommittee
2021-03-22HouseReferred to Commerce Committee
2021-03-22HouseReferred to State Administration & Technology Appropriations Subcommittee
2021-03-22HouseOriginal reference removed: Infrastructure & Tourism Appropriations Subcommittee
2021-03-18House1st Reading (Committee Substitute 1)
2021-03-18HouseCS Filed
2021-03-18HouseLaid on Table under Rule 7.18(a)
2021-03-18HouseReported out of Tourism, Infrastructure & Energy Subcommittee
2021-03-16HouseFavorable with CS by Tourism, Infrastructure & Energy Subcommittee
2021-03-12HouseAdded to Tourism, Infrastructure & Energy Subcommittee agenda
2021-03-05HouseNow in Tourism, Infrastructure & Energy Subcommittee
2021-03-05HouseReferred to Commerce Committee
2021-03-05HouseReferred to Infrastructure & Tourism Appropriations Subcommittee
2021-03-05HouseReferred to Tourism, Infrastructure & Energy Subcommittee
2021-03-02House1st Reading (Original Filed Version)

Same As/Similar To

S1944 (Same As) 2021-07-06 - Chapter No. 2021-191

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
12080Amended CodeSee Bill Text
36602Amended CodeSee Bill Text
36604Amended CodeSee Bill Text
36697Amended CodeSee Bill Text

Florida State Sources

Roll Callhttps://www.myfloridahouse.gov/Sections/Committees/billvote.aspx?VoteId=58487&IsPCB=0&BillId=72809
Roll Callhttps://www.myfloridahouse.gov/Sections/Committees/billvote.aspx?VoteId=60135&IsPCB=0&BillId=72809
Roll Callhttps://www.myfloridahouse.gov/Sections/Committees/billvote.aspx?VoteId=60579&IsPCB=0&BillId=72809

Bill Comments