Telephone service; telephone company to provide credit to subscribers affected by any outage. (HB1373)

Introduced By

Del. Jim Scott (D-Merrifield)

Progress

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

Description

Credit for telephone service outage.  Requires each telephone company to provide a credit to subscribers affected by any service outage that exceeds four continuous hours. For outages of between four and 48 hours, the credit is equal to one-thirtieth of the monthly charge per 24-hour period during which the service outage continues beyond four hours. For outages of longer than 48 hours, the credit is equal to one half of the applicable monthly charge for each 24-hour period during which the service outage continues beyond four hours. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

DateAction
01/22/2010Presented and ordered printed 10103521D
01/22/2010Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
01/26/2010Assigned C & L sub: #2
02/01/2010Impact statement from SCC (HB1373)
02/04/2010Subcommittee recommends continuing to 2011 (10-Y 0-N)
02/11/2010Continued to 2011 in Commerce and Labor
12/03/2010Left in Commerce and Labor