2SHB 1971 -
By Representative Carlyle
On page 13, beginning on line 36, after "is" strike all material through "542(a)" on line 37 and insert ", or is affiliated with a person that is, subject to a franchise fee in this state under the authority of Title 47 U.S.C. Sec. 542(a). A provider is affiliated with a person if the provider and the person have one hundred percent common ownership"
EFFECT: Provides that a cable VoIP provider does not have to be directly subject to a local franchise fee, but must be affiliated with a company subject to a franchise fee.