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HB 2128, 74th R.S.
Relating to the regulation of telecommunications utilities, to the provision of telecommunications and related services, and to the continuation of the Public Utility Commission of Texas.

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Calendars, 74th Leg.


State Affairs, 74th Leg.


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Economic Development, 74th Leg.


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House State Affairs, 75th Leg.
Review conditions in the telecommunications industry. Examine changes that have occurred since the passage of HB 2128, 74th R.S., and compare current conditions to expectations at the time of passage. Assess the need for revisions to keep the transition to competition on track.
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Senate Economic Development, Interim, 75th Leg.
Study and assess the effectiveness of HB 2128, 74th R.S., passed by the Legislature during the 1995 regular session, including but not limited to: the deployment of an advanced telecommunications infrastructure in Texas; the development of competition in the local telecommunications market in Texas; and the use of the Telecommunications Infrastructure Fund in improving the capabilities of Texas schools, libraries and public hospitals. In its evaluation, the Committee should identify any remaining barriers to the development of full competition in the telecommunications market in Texas and make recommendations, if necessary, for any legislative or regulatory action.
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House State Affairs, 74th Leg.
Conduct active oversight of agencies under the committee's jurisdiction, including HB 2128, 74th R.S., SB 373, 74th R.S., the Telecommunications Infrastructure Fund Board and the implementation of assessments on the state's cellular and wireless telecommunications industries.
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Senate Economic Development, 74th Leg.
Monitor the implementation of the provisions of HB 2128, 74th R.S., the telecommunications bill, including: assessing its effectiveness in increasing competition in the local exchange market; determining the extent to which local exchange companies have increased their investment in the telecommunications infrastructure in Texas and identify which areas of the state, if any, have not fully benefited from such investments; and assessing the effectiveness of the use of the telecommunications infrastructure fund in improving the capabilities of Texas schools, libraries and hospitals.
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House State Affairs, 76th Leg.
Testimony of Southwestern Bell Telephone Before the House Committee on State Affairs, April 13, 1999

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