Event Detail – Joint Committee on Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy

Status:Completed

Event Date:5/4/2011

Start Time:11:00 AM

Location: B-2 Get Directions

Event Description

Telecommunications – Cell Phone, Telephone and Cable Television Issues

Item Bill Number Bill Title Sponsor
1 S1644 An Act requiring customers to be notified on the status of the service provided to them. Stephen M. Brewer
2 H858 An Act relative to the sale of prepaid cell phones. John J. Binienda
3 S1656 An Act regulating the sale of telephone transmission lines Benjamin B. Downing
4 S1657 An Act relative to service quality standards. Benjamin B. Downing
5 H873 An Act relative to municipal and town cell phones Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr.
6 H2624 An Act regulating the leasing of telephone equipment Alice Hanlon Peisch
7 H872 An Act further regulating cable television systems. David M. Nangle
8 H880 An Act allowing cable companies to compete for business on a statewide basis. Todd M. Smola
9 H3062 An Act requiring public telephones to be equipped with a headset for hearing amplification Angelo M. Scaccia
10 H3064 An Act to require telephone companies serving the residents of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts to enlarge the type size of the printing used in the telephone directories Angelo M. Scaccia
11 H870 An Act restricting use and connection of automatic dialing-announcing devices Stephen Kulik
12 H2615 An Act relative to telecommunications and telephone plans Robert F. Fennell
13 S1688 An Act to allow greater responsiveness of telephone rates to consumer demand in a competitive market Michael J. Rodrigues
14 S1692 An Act establishing a cell phone users' bill of rights. Karen E. Spilka
15 H1778 An Act prohibiting deceptive billing practices by cellular telephone service providers Walter F. Timilty
16 H1771 An Act regarding regulation of directory assistance George N. Peterson, Jr.
17 H3063 An Act to establish reduced telephone rates for deaf residents of the Commonwealth Angelo M. Scaccia
18 S1670 An Act relative to utility service call centers. Barry R. Finegold
19 H2623 An Act relative to telecommunications professionals Harold P. Naughton, Jr.
20 H3060 An act relative to the right to record with single consent for the purpose of accurate record keeping and/or self protection from potentially fraudulent or physically harmful encounters James J. O'Day