Bill Text: HI HB83 | 2021 | Regular Session | Introduced


Bill Title: Relating To Internet Services.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 23-1)

Status: (Introduced) 2021-01-27 - Referred to ECD, HET, CPC, referral sheet 1 [HB83 Detail]

Download: Hawaii-2021-HB83-Introduced.html

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

H.B. NO.

83

THIRTY-FIRST LEGISLATURE, 2021

 

STATE OF HAWAII

 

 

 

 

 

 

A BILL FOR AN ACT

 

 

relating to internet services.

 

 

BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF HAWAII:

 


     SECTION 1.  Section 269-40, Hawaii Revised Statutes, is amended to read as follows:

     "§269-40  Access to advanced services.  The commission shall ensure that all consumers are provided with nondiscriminatory, reasonable, and equitable access to high quality telecommunications network facilities and capabilities that provide subscribers with sufficient network capacity to access information services, including internet services, that provide a combination of voice, data, image, and video[.], and are available at just, reasonable, and nondiscriminatory uncapped rates that are based on reasonably identifiable costs of providing the services."

     SECTION 2.  Statutory material to be repealed is bracketed and stricken.  New statutory material is underscored.

SECTION 3.  This Act shall take effect upon its approval.

 

INTRODUCED BY:

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Report Title:

Public Utilities Commission; Advanced Services; Uncapped Rates; Telecommunications; Internet Services

 

Description:

Requires the public utilities commission to ensure consumers are provided with access to information services, including internet services, that are available at just, reasonable, and nondiscriminatory uncapped rates.

 

 

 

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