Utility easements; pole attachments. (HB1283)

Introduced By

Del. Dave LaRock (R-Loudoun)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Utility easements; pole attachments. Declares that a public service company that has acquired a prescriptive easement that is used to provide electrical service is deemed to have the right to grant to a provider of broadband or other telecommunications services the right to attach its wires and appurtenant facilities to the public service company's poles, subject to the conditions that the public service company not charge pole attachment fees for five years and that the public utility and telecommunication service provider equally share the costs of making the poles ready. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/10/2018Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/18 18104587D
01/10/2018Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
01/25/2018Tabled in Commerce and Labor (21-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)