Cable television services; provision by localities in certain planning districts. (SB419)

Introduced By

Sen. Phil Puckett (D-Tazewell)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Cable television services. Provides that a municipality currently authorized to provide cable television services may offer such services within the geographic boundaries of Planning Districts 2 and 3. The bill further provides that any locality in either Planning District 2 or 3 may contract with, or issue a franchise to, any public or private provider of cable television services to provide the citizens of such locality with such cable television services. Amends § 15.2-2108.11, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »


02/04/2008: Failed to Pass in Committee


  • 01/08/2008 Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/08 081151300
  • 01/08/2008 Referred to Committee on Local Government
  • 01/22/2008 Rereferred from Local Government (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
  • 01/22/2008 Rereferred to Commerce and Labor
  • 02/04/2008 Passed by indefinitely in Commerce and Labor