SC H4706 | 2017-2018 | 122nd General Assembly

Status

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)
Status: Introduced on January 24 2018 - 25% progression
Action: 2018-01-24 - Referred to Committee on Labor, Commerce and Industry
Pending: House Labor, Commerce and Industry Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]

Summary

Enact The "south Carolina Net Neutrality Protection And Maintenance Act", To Define Relevant Terms, To Provide That A Telecommunications Or Internet Service Provider Engaged In The Provision Of Broadband Internet Access Service Publicly Shall Disclose Accurate Information Regarding The Network Management Practices, Performance, And Commercial Terms Of Its Broadband Internet Access Services Sufficient For Consumers To Make Informed Choices Regarding Use Of These Services And For Content, Application, Service, And Device Providers To Develop, Market, And Maintain Internet Offerings, And To Prohibit Certain Practices By Telecommunications Or Internet Service Providers Engaged In The Provision Of Broadband Internet Access Service In South Carolina; To Provide That Violations Of This Act Are Not Reasonable In Relation To The Development And Preservation Of Business And Constitute An Unfair Or Deceptive Act In Trade Or Commerce And An Unfair Method Of Competition For The Purpose Of Applying The South Carolina Consumer Protection Code; And To Provide That A Public Entity May Not Enter Into A Contract With A Telecommunications Or Internet Service Provider Engaged In The Provision Of Broadband Internet Access Service In South Carolina Unless The Contract Includes A Representation That The Telecommunications Or Internet Service Provider Is Not Currently Engaged In, And An Agreement That The Telecommunications Or Internet Service Provider Will Not Engage In, Those Practices Prohibited By This Act.

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Title

SC Net Neutrality Protection and Maintenance Act

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History

DateChamberAction
2018-01-24HouseReferred to Committee on Labor, Commerce and Industry
2018-01-24HouseIntroduced and read first time

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