HOUSE BILL NO. 2525
AS AMENDED BY THE SENATE
C 118 L 90
State of Washington 51st Legislature 1990 Regular Session
By Representatives Miller, Jacobsen, Nelson and May; by request of Washington Utilities and Transportation Commission
Read first time 1/15/90 and referred to Committee on Energy & Utilities.
AN ACT Relating to regulation of radio communications services; and amending RCW 80.36.370.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF WASHINGTON:
Sec. 1. Section 9, chapter 450, Laws of 1985 and RCW 80.36.370 are each amended to read as follows:
The commission shall not regulate the following:
(1) One way broadcast or cable television transmission of television or radio signals;
(2) Private telecommunications systems;
(3) Telegraph services;
(4) Any sale, lease, or use of customer premises equipment except such equipment as is regulated on July 28, 1985;
shared telecommunications services, unless the commission finds, upon notice
and investigation, that customers of such services have no alternative access
to local exchange telecommunications companies. If the commission makes such a
finding, it may require the private shared telecommunications services provider
to make alternative facilities or conduit space available on reasonable terms
and conditions at reasonable prices((
(6) Radio communications services provided by a regulated telecommunications company, except that when those services are the only voice grade, local exchange telecommunications service available to a customer of the company the commission may regulate the radio communication service of that company.