Enhanced Public Safety Telephone Services Act; certain requirements for CMRS resellers. (SB238)

Introduced By

Sen. John Watkins (R-Midlothian)

Progress

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

Description

Enhanced Public Safety Telephone Services Act; CMRS resellers.  Clarifies that CMRS resellers are required to collect the wireless E-911 surcharge on all sales by retailers of prepaid CMRS service. The measure defines CMRS resellers as providers of mobile telecommunication services that resell, use a component part of, or integrate the purchased services into a mobile telecommunication service. An obsolete provision regarding payments for fiscal year 2005 is deleted. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

DateAction
01/12/2010Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/10 10101249D
01/12/2010Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
01/25/2010Impact statement from DPB (SB238)
02/15/2010Reported from Commerce and Labor (11-Y 4-N) (see vote tally)
02/16/2010Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/16/2010Read second time and engrossed
02/16/2010Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/16/2010Passed Senate (30-Y 8-N) (see vote tally)
02/18/2010Placed on Calendar
02/18/2010Read first time
02/18/2010Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
03/02/2010Continued to 2011 in Commerce and Labor
12/03/2010Left in Commerce and Labor