Entry SB1646 / HB1591 - Feb 26, 2018

Legislative Bill: 
SB1646 / HB1591
Calendar: 
Floor
Calendar Date: 
Monday, February 26, 2018
Chamber: 
Senate
Status: 

As amended, adds that cooperatives are permitted access so long as such others are permitted by law to operate similar systems within the cooperative's service area.  The amendment also states that  cooperatives must have consent to operate in public thoroughfares, including but not limited to, all roads, highways, streets, alleys, bridges, and causeways and publicly owned lands.  The amendment states tht consent shall not be unreasonably withheld or conditioned for the purpose of enabling the authority to gain competitive advantage with respect to the rendition by the authority or any other entity of a service that the cooperative also has a right to render.

Date: 
Wednesday, February 21, 2018
Date: 
Wednesday, February 21, 2018
Update: 
SB1646 passed by a vote of 30-0.
Bulletin ID: 
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