Commercial mobile radio or cellular telephone service providers; Lifeline service. (HB112)

Introduced By

Del. Terry Kilgore (R-Gate City) with support from co-patrons Del. Dan Helmer (D-Fairfax Station), and Del. Kaye Kory (D-Falls Church)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Commercial mobile radio and cellular telephone service providers; Lifeline service. Grants authority to the State Corporation Commission to designate any commercial mobile radio or cellular telephone service provider as an eligible telecommunications carrier for purposes of providing Lifeline service, in addition to any such provider designated under federal law, without requiring such provider to obtain a certificate otherwise required by the Commission prior to furnishing exchange telephone service in the Commonwealth. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/07/2022Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/22 22102128D
01/07/2022Referred to Committee on Communications, Technology and Innovation
01/24/2022Reported from Communications, Technology and Innovation (21-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/24/2022Impact statement from SCC (HB112)
01/26/2022Read first time
01/27/2022Read second time and engrossed
01/28/2022Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (95-Y 0-N)
01/28/2022VOTE: Block Vote Passage (95-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/31/2022Constitutional reading dispensed
01/31/2022Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
02/18/2022Assigned C&L sub: Energy
02/28/2022Reported from Commerce and Labor (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/02/2022Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/03/2022Read third time
03/03/2022Passed Senate (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/08/2022Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB112ER)
03/08/2022Signed by Speaker
03/08/2022Signed by President
03/11/2022Impact statement from SCC (HB112ER)
03/22/2022Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on March 22, 2022
03/22/2022G Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 11, 2022
04/11/2022G Approved by Governor-Chapter 436 (effective 7/1/22)
04/11/2022G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0436)

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