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HB 1087 - Communications Companies - Universal Service Trust Fund - Surcharge
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Sponsor: Delegate Sheila E. Hixson, District 20
Last Action: 5/22/2012 - Approved by the Governor - - Chapter 572
House Committee: House Committee on Economic Matters
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BILL INFO-2012 Regular Session-HB 1087
2012 Regular Session

HOUSE BILL 1087

File Code: Utility Regulation Crossfiled with: SENATE BILL 746
Sponsored By:
Delegates Hixson and Davis
Entitled:
Communications Companies - Universal Service Trust Fund - Surcharge

Synopsis:

Expanding the services that are subject to the Universal Service Trust Fund surcharge; requiring the surcharge to be applied to specified bills and to be payable at a specified time; altering the maximum amount of a specified surcharge; requiring the Secretary of Information Technology to direct specified companies to add the surcharge to bills for services under specified circumstances; requiring specified companies to act as collection agents for the Fund and to remit proceeds to the Comptroller for deposit in the Fund; etc.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

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House Action
2/10
First Reading Economic Matters
2/14
Hearing 3/8 at 1:00 p.m.
4/5

Favorable with Amendments Report by Economic Matters
3/31
Favorable with Amendments {723097/1 Report Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
4/1
Third Reading Passed (98-39)
4/6
Returned Passed
Senate Action
3/31
First Reading Senate Rules
4/7
Re-referred Finance
4/9
Favorable Report by Finance
4/4
Favorable
Motion Special Order until later today (Senator Brochin) Rejected (14-33)
Favorable Report Adopted
Second Reading Passed
4/5
Third Reading Passed (32-15)
Action after passage in House and Senate
5/22
Approved by the Governor
- Chapter 572

Sponsored by:

Delegate Sheila E. Hixson, District 20
Delegate Dereck E. Davis, District 25

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Communications -see also- Language; Telecommun & Info Tech
Disabilities -see also- Blind; Deaf; Developmental
Equipment -see also- Motor Vehicle Equipment
Fees -see also- Attys' Fees; Devt Fees & Taxes; Reimb Rates.
Information Technology, Department of
Public Service Commission
Revenue and Taxes -see also- Dev Fees &Taxes; specific tax
Telecommunications and Information Technology
Telephones
Utilities -see also- High Voltage Lines; Telephones; Water

Bill affects the following Statutes:

State Finance and Procurement
( 3A-501 , 3A-501 , 3A-504 , 3A-506 , 3A-601 , 3A-602 , 3A-606 )

Documents

All documents except Roll Call Votes are displayed in PDF format:
Bill Text: First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled, Chapter
Fiscal and Policy Note: Available
Amendments:
House
Number: 723097/01     Offered on: April 5, 2012   at: 11:31 a.m.     Status: Adopted
Committee Votes :
House
Economic Matters
Senate
Finance
Roll Call Votes (Legislative dates are shown):
House
April 1, 2012: Third Reading Passed (98-39)
Senate
April 4, 2012: Motion Special Order until later today (Brochin) Rejected (14-33)
April 5, 2012: Third Reading Passed (32-15)