2005-2006 Regular Session - SB 91
Physically Impaired; audible access; authorize Public Service Commission; establish guidelines/ funding for system.
First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Part 1A of Article 2 of Chapter 5 of Title 46 of the O.C.G.A., relating to the telephone system for the physically impaired, so as to provide for the establishment of a state-wide telecommunication system capable of providing audible universal information access services to blind and print disabled citizens; to authorize the Public Service Commission to contract for the administration and operation of such system; to provide for the use of a portion of the monthly maintenance surcharge to be used to fund such system; to provide for immunity for the commission and for the providers of such system; to set a date for the beginning operation of such system; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Mar/31/2005 - House Withdrawn, Recommitted
Mar/24/2005 - House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Mar/04/2005 - House Second Readers
Mar/03/2005 - House First Readers
Mar/02/2005 - Senate Passed/Adopted
Mar/02/2005 - Senate Third Read
Feb/23/2005 - Senate Read Second Time
Feb/22/2005 - Senate Committee Favorably Reported
Jan/31/2005 - Senate Read and Referred
Jan/28/2005 - Senate Hopper