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SB 12 (BR 983) - P. Hornback

     AN ACT relating to revenue.
     Amend KRS 141.023 to make a technical correction.


     SCS - Amend KRS 278.542 to allow for certain exemptions to the commission's jurisdiction as provided for in KRS 278.541 to 278.544; amend KRS 278.543 to allow a telephone utility, other than an electing small telephone utility, to establish market-based rates, subject to certain limitations, for basic local exchange service not subject to commission jurisdiction; relieve an electing utility of any provider of last resort obligation notwithstanding any provision of law or administrative regulation; amend KRS 278.54611 to allow the commission to apply standards adopted by the Federal Communications Commission to eligible telecommunications carriers, and the commission may exercise its authority to to ensure that carriers comply with those standards only to the extent permitted by and consistent with federal law; amend KRS 278.5462 to state that the commission shall have jurisdiction to assist in the resolution of consumer service complaints with respect to broadband services.
     SCA (1/Title, A. Kerr) - Make title amendment.

     Feb 23-introduced in Senate
     Feb 27-to Appropriations & Revenue (S)
     Mar 7-reassigned to Economic Development, Tourism & Labor (S); taken from Economic Development, Tourism & Labor (S); 1st reading; returned to Economic Development, Tourism & Labor (S)
     Mar 8-taken from Economic Development, Tourism & Labor (S); 2nd reading; returned to Economic Development, Tourism & Labor (S)
     Mar 13-reported favorably, to Rules with Committee Substitute, committee amendment (1-title)
     Mar 14-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Wednesday, March 14, 2012; passed over and retained in the Orders of the Day
     Mar 15-recommitted to Economic Development, Tourism & Labor (S)

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