2017 Regular Session
|At the request of:|
|Bill Title:||Relating to telecommunications.|
Extends sunset on provisions directing Public Utility Commission to administer programs related to residential telecommunication services, including Oregon Lifeline program.
Repeals sunset on provisions directing commission to administer program related to provision of assistive telecommunications devices and adaptive equipment. Establishes Oregon Telephone Assistance Program Advisory Committee for purposes of establishing goals for participation by low income customers in Oregon Lifeline program, reviewing participation rate in Oregon Lifeline program and advising commission on aspects of Oregon Lifeline program. Directs commission to expend moneys collected as surcharge for purposes of administering programs related to residential telecommunication services and provision of assistive telecommunications devices and adaptive equipment, in amount that does not exceed 15 percent of moneys collected, on marketing and outreach activities for purpose of increasing participation rate in Oregon Lifeline program.
|Chapter Number:||Chapter 434|
|Fiscal Impact:||Has Minimal Fiscal Impact|
|Revenue Impact:||No Revenue Impact|
|Measure Analysis:||Staff Measure Summary / Impact Statements|
|Current Location:||Chapter Number Assigned|
|Potential Conflicts of Interest/Vote Explanations:||Potential Conflicts of Interest/Vote Explanation Documents|