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HB 478 (BR 1671) - S. Rudy

     AN ACT relating to loss of communications services in a declared state of emergency.
     Amend KRS 278.030 to require the Kentucky Public Service Commission to promulgate administrative regulations to provide that, in the event of a declared state of emergency resulting from a natural or human caused disaster that results in the loss of land-line telephone or wireless communications capability to more than two (2) counties of the Commonwealth, telephone and wireless communications providers shall devise a schedule for the refund of any payments billed during the period of a declared state of emergency; require the PSC to promulgate administrative regulations requiring all wireless cellular transmission towers in the Commonwealth to be equipped with emergency backup generators within one (1) year of the effective date of this Act.

     Feb 23-introduced in House
     Feb 24-to Tourism Development & Energy (H)


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