Bill Status of SB2975 100th General Assembly
Short Description: BROADBAND PROCURE & DISCLOSURE
Sen. Daniel Biss and Cristina Castro
| 2/15/2018||Senate||Referred to Assignments|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Broadband Procurement and Disclosure Act. Provides that no State broadband purchaser may award any contract to an Internet service provider that includes broadband service unless the contract provides specified terms concerning access to and impairment of Internet services. Requires each Internet service provider to make available on its website a clear and conspicuous statement informing end users of the Internet service provider's network management practices and performance, including commercial terms offered to end users. Provides enforcement and damages provisions. Provides that nothing in the Act supersedes any obligation or authorization or limits the ability of an Internet service provider to address the needs of emergency communications or law enforcement, public safety, or national security authorities consistent with or as permitted by applicable law. Provides legislative findings. Defines terms.