LEGISLATIVE ALERT
Bill Status Report
05-17-2019 - 20:19:22

- Indicates action since the request date.


Track: Oklahoma Rural Tele Assoc   

HB 1236   Creates the Cell Phone Communications Policy Act of 2019.
Bill History: 01-16-19 H Filed
02-05-19 H Referred to House Committee on House Rules
03-01-19 H Dormant pursuant to the rules

HB 1971   Creates the Oklahoma Utility Policy Act of 2019.
Bill History: 02-13-19 H Withdrawn from committee House Rules
02-13-19 H Referred to House Committee on House Utilities
03-01-19 H Dormant pursuant to the rules

HB 2061   Provides a cap on employee compensation for certain health facilities to be considered not-for-profit under the provisions of the Telecommunications Act of 1997.
Bill History: 01-17-19 H Filed
02-05-19 H Referred to House Committee on House Utilities
03-01-19 H Dormant pursuant to the rules

HB 2062   Relates the the Oklahoma Universal Service Fund, allows for enforcement actions against carriers who do not timely file for OUSF reimbursement upon request, and changes various components of the approval process to reference preapproval.
Bill History: 01-17-19 H Filed
02-05-19 H Referred to House Committee on House Utilities
03-01-19 H Dormant pursuant to the rules

HB 2184   Exempts certain businesses operating on solar electric power from being considered public utilities.
Bill History: 02-28-19 H Meeting set for 10:30 a.m., Room 206 House Utilities
02-26-19 H Removed from hearing House Utilities
03-01-19 H Dormant pursuant to the rules

HB 2540   Creates the Oklahoma Internet Accessibility Act.
Bill History: 01-17-19 H Filed
02-05-19 H Referred to House Committee on House Utilities
03-01-19 H Dormant pursuant to the rules

HB 2595   Creates a sales tax exemption for sales of tangible property for the use of upgrading high-speed internet systems.
Bill History: 03-06-19 S Received in the Senate
03-18-19 S Referred to Senate Committee Senate Finance
04-12-19 S Dormant pursuant to the rules

HB 2606   Relates to fees paid into the Oklahoma Universal Service Fund by including prepaid wireless telecommunications services under entities which must remit assessments, permits certain deductions, and sets limitations on changes to assessment rates.
Bill History: 01-17-19 H Filed
02-05-19 H Referred to House Committee on House Utilities
03-01-19 H Dormant pursuant to the rules

HB 2620   Creates the 9-1-1 Telecommunications System Policy Act of 2019.
Bill History: 01-17-19 H Filed
02-05-19 H Referred to House Committee on House Utilities
03-01-19 H Dormant pursuant to the rules

SB 17   Makes the use of any handheld electronic communication device for any purpose in a moving vehicle while in a school zone unlawful, unless used handsfree; EMERGENCY.
Bill History: 04-04-19 H Meeting set for 10:30 a.m., Room 412-C House Public Safety
04-04-19 H Voted from committee - Do Pass House Public Safety
04-26-19 H Dormant pursuant to the rules

SB 175   Exempts certain parts of electrical circuits related to security systems from requirements under the Electrical License Act.
Bill History: 02-28-19 S Meeting set for 10:30 a.m., Room 419-C Senate Business, Commerce & Tourism
02-28-19 S Voted from committee - Do Pass as substituted Senate Business, Commerce & Tourism
03-15-19 S Dormant pursuant to the rules

SB 188   Requires that all agencies and institutions responsible for housing inmates enter into contracts for inmate calling and communication services only from the lowest possible cost to the telephone user, and caps the total cost.
Bill History: 02-18-19 S Meeting set for At Adj., Room 419-C Senate Public Safety
02-18-19 S Not heard in committee Senate Public Safety
03-01-19 S Dormant pursuant to the rules

SB 198   Directs agencies and political subdivisions to adopt a social networking and social media policy that discourages abusive and offensive online behavior by state employees.
Bill History: 04-25-19 H Passed/Adopted (Vote: Y: 62/N: 34)
04-29-19 G Sent to the Governor
05-03-19 G Signed by the Governor (Chap: 295)

SB 226   Requires that all agencies and institutions responsible for housing inmates enter into contracts for inmate calling and communication services only from the lowest possible cost to the telephone user, and caps the total cost.
Bill History: 02-05-19 S Referred to Senate Committee Senate Public Safety
02-05-19 S And also Referred to Senate Appropriations
03-01-19 S Dormant pursuant to the rules

SB 227   Provides for the creation of the Oklahoma Information Services Department and a related revolving fund, transferring duties, responsibilities, and personnel from the IT Services Division of OMES with the "OISD" to oversee statewide IT.
Bill History: 04-23-19 H Set on the House Floor Agenda
04-25-19 H Removed from the Floor Agenda
04-26-19 H Dormant pursuant to the rules

SB 267   Requires school districts have a panic button system in place, subject to the availability of funds.
Bill History: 03-14-19 S Set on the Senate Floor Agenda
03-14-19 S Removed from the Floor Agenda
03-15-19 S Dormant pursuant to the rules

SB 286   Provides for an exception to motor vehicle cell phone use restrictions for voice activated and "hands free" accessories.
Bill History: 01-14-19 S Filed
01-28-19 S Prereferred to Committee Senate Public Safety
03-01-19 S Dormant pursuant to the rules

SB 472   Makes technical changes to the language relating to the Security of Communications Act, which deals with the interception of certain oral and electronic communication of inmates.
Bill History: 02-26-19 S Title stricken in committee Senate Judiciary
02-26-19 S Failed in Committee Senate Judiciary
03-01-19 S Dormant pursuant to the rules

SB 502   Provides that any retail electric energy supplier utilizing third-party contractors to provide services shall require such contractors to provide a work order and ID indicating the name of the supplier upon customer request.
Bill History: 01-16-19 S Filed
02-01-19 S Prereferred to Committee Senate Energy
03-01-19 S Dormant pursuant to the rules

SB 627   Includes the development of communications infrastructure by providers of certain cable, internet, and telecommunications services to manufacturers eligible for certain sales and use tax exemptions.
Bill History: 01-17-19 S Filed
02-05-19 S Referred to Senate Committee Senate Finance
03-01-19 S Dormant pursuant to the rules

SB 730   Requires that all prepaid wireless services collect Universal Service Fund assessments from the customer and remit such collections to the Corporation Commission.
Bill History: 02-21-19 S Meeting set for 10:30 a.m., Room 419-C Senate Business, Commerce & Tourism
02-21-19 S Not heard in committee Senate Business, Commerce & Tourism
03-01-19 S Dormant pursuant to the rules

SB 881   Requires certain telecommunications service providers seeking to access or excavate on certain properties based upon a Certificate of Convenience and Necessity, to provide certain prior notification, with damages eligible if in violation.
Bill History: 04-16-19 H Passed/Adopted (Vote: Y: 86/N: 0)
04-17-19 G Sent to the Governor
04-23-19 G Signed by the Governor (Chap: 132)

SB 1002   Creates the Electric Cooperative Pole Attachment Partnership Act, which requires rural electric cooperatives to provide, upon request, the formula by which they calculate a pole attachment rate to any entity paying such rates.
Bill History: 03-26-19 H Withdrawn from committee House Rules
03-26-19 H Referred to House Committee on House Utilities
04-18-19 H Dormant pursuant to the rules

SB 1006   Increases the timeline for the Corporation Commission to review rate and charge requests made by public utilities.
Bill History: 01-17-19 S Filed
02-11-19 S Referred to Senate Committee Senate Energy
03-01-19 S Dormant pursuant to the rules


- End of Report -

Information provided by: legisok.com