PDFRCW 80.36.300

Policy declaration.

The legislature declares it is the policy of the state to:
(1) Preserve affordable universal telecommunications service;
(2) Maintain and advance the efficiency and availability of telecommunications service;
(3) Ensure that customers pay only reasonable charges for telecommunications service;
(4) Ensure that rates for noncompetitive telecommunications services do not subsidize the competitive ventures of regulated telecommunications companies;
(5) Promote diversity in the supply of telecommunications services and products in telecommunications markets throughout the state; and
(6) Permit flexible regulation of competitive telecommunications companies and services.
[ 1985 c 450 § 1.]