SB10 SFAT Ojeda 1-31
Senator Ojeda moved to amend the bill by striking out the title and substituting therefor a new title, to read as follows:
Eng. Com. Sub. for Senate Bill 10--A Bill to amend and reenact §8-19-2 of the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended; to amend said code by adding thereto two new sections, designated §8-19-2a and §8-19-2b; to amend and reenact §24-2-1, §24-2-2, §24-2-3, and §24-2-4b of said code; and to amend said code by adding thereto a new article, designated §24-9-1, §24-9-2, §24-9-3, and §24-9-4, all relating generally to the jurisdiction of the Public Service Commission; excluding the setting and adjustment of rates, fees, and charges of municipal power systems from the jurisdiction of the Public Service Commission; providing for a right of appeal by customers; clarifying the commission’s jurisdiction as modified by chapters 161 and 209, Acts of the Legislature, regular session, 2017, over Internet protocol-enabled service, voice-over Internet protocol-enabled service, storm water services by a public service district, political subdivisions providing separate or combined water and/or sewer services, and certain telephone company transactions; creating the West Virginia Net Neutrality Act; protecting an open Internet in West Virginia; defining terms; placing certain requirements and restrictions on broadband Internet access service providers; requiring certain information be made publicly available by broadband Internet access service providers; prohibiting certain conduct by broadband Internet access service providers; authorizing the Public Service Commission to waive certain prohibitions; declaring violations of the act to be treated as violations of the West Virginia Consumer Credit and Protection Act; and requiring any funds recovered by the Office of the Attorney General for violations of the act to be deposited into the Broadband Enhancement Fund.