Utility Transfers Act; acquisition or disposal of assets or of control of telephone companies. (SB572)

Introduced By

Sen. Dick Saslaw (D-Springfield)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law

Description

Utility Transfers Act; telephone companies. Eliminates the requirement that the State Corporation Commission approve the acquisition or disposal of the assets or of control of a telephone company. The measure will not apply to transactions for which applications seeking Commission approval were filed prior to July 1, 2008. Read the Bill »

Status

01/21/2008: Awaiting a Vote in the Commerce and Labor Committee

History

DateAction
01/09/2008Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/08 080048324
01/09/2008Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
01/21/2008Stricken at request of Patron in Commerce and Labor

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: HB106.

Comments

Dawn Sutphin writes:

please tell me how this can benefit the citizens of Va. Just a couple of months ago the telecoms where fined heavily by the scc for poor customer services, and now why would Mr Kilgore sponser such a bill. looks like special intrest.