Introduced Version






HOUSE BILL No. 1377

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DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL



Citations Affected: IC 8-1-2-128.

Synopsis: Internet transmissions as local traffic. Provides that Internet traffic that occurs wholly within a local calling area is subject to the jurisdiction of the utility regulatory commission.

Effective: July 1, 2002.





Scholer, Crooks




    January 22, 2002, read first time and referred to Committee on Commerce, Economic Development and Technology.







Introduced

Second Regular Session 112th General Assembly (2002)


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HOUSE BILL No. 1377



    A BILL FOR AN ACT to amend the Indiana Code concerning utilities and transportation.

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Indiana:

SOURCE: IC 8-1-2-128; (02)IN1377.1.1. -->     SECTION 1. IC 8-1-2-128 IS ADDED TO THE INDIANA CODE AS A NEW SECTION TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2002]: Sec. 128. (a) For purposes of this section, "Internet service provider" means a company or other entity that provides access to the Internet.
    (b) An Internet call that originates in a local calling area and terminates to an Internet service provider in the same calling area is:
        (1) local telecommunications traffic; and
        (2) subject to the jurisdiction of the commission.