Broadband; installation of conduit on pipeline. (HB2352)

Introduced By

Del. Danny Marshall (R-Danville)

Progress

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

Description

Pipeline; broadband conduit. Requires any person that installs pipeline that crosses more than one county or the Commonwealth's border to equip such pipeline with conduit capable of housing fiber optic cable or other wiring and equipment necessary to provide broadband service. The bill requires the person installing such pipeline to bear the cost of installing broadband conduit and allows such person to thereafter lease the conduit to broadband providers for such consideration as the State Corporation Commission deems appropriate. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

DateAction
01/23/2015Presented and ordered printed 15103626D
01/23/2015Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
02/05/2015Impact statement from SCC (HB2352)
02/05/2015Tabled in Commerce and Labor

Comments

Waldo Jaquith writes:

Whoa. This would be a huge change.