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AB-2153 Mobile telephony service.(2011-2012)

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CALIFORNIA LEGISLATURE— 2011–2012 REGULAR SESSION

Assembly Bill
No. 2153


Introduced  by  Assembly Member Fletcher

February 23, 2012


An act to amend Section 2890.2 of the Public Utilities Code, relating to telecommunications.


LEGISLATIVE COUNSEL'S DIGEST


AB 2153, as introduced, Fletcher. Mobile telephony service.
Existing law requires a provider of mobile telephony services, as defined, on or before January 1, 2007, to provide subscribers with a means by which a subscriber can obtain reasonably current and available information, as determined by the provider, on the subscriber’s text messaging and Internet usage and charges.
This bill would delete the requirement that this information be provided no later than January 1, 2007.
Vote: MAJORITY   Appropriation: NO   Fiscal Committee: NO   Local Program: NO  

The people of the State of California do enact as follows:


SECTION 1.

 Section 2890.2 of the Public Utilities Code is amended to read:

2890.2.
 (a) A provider of mobile telephony services, as defined in Section 224.4, shall provide subscribers with a means by which a subscriber can obtain reasonably current and available information, as determined by the provider, on the subscriber’s calling plan or plans and service usage, including roaming usage and charges.
(b) On or before January 1, 2007, a A provider of mobile telephony services shall provide subscribers with a means by which a subscriber can obtain reasonably current and available information, as determined by the provider, on the subscriber’s text messaging and Internet usage and charges.
(c) Each provider of mobile telephony services shall inform subscribers at the time service is established of the availability of the information described in subdivisions (a) and (b) and how it may be obtained.