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AB-2867 Cable, satellite, and Internet service providers: contracts.(2015-2016)

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Amended  IN  Assembly  May 03, 2016
Amended  IN  Assembly  March 28, 2016
Amended  IN  Assembly  March 17, 2016

CALIFORNIA LEGISLATURE— 2015–2016 REGULAR SESSION

Assembly Bill No. 2867


Introduced by Assembly Member Gatto

February 19, 2016


An act to add Section 1726 to the Civil Code, relating to contracts.


LEGISLATIVE COUNSEL'S DIGEST


AB 2867, as amended, Gatto. Cable Cable, satellite, and Internet service providers: contracts.
Existing law states the intent of the Legislature to establish certain reasonable minimum standards with respect to consumer cable television contracts. Existing law imposes certain requirements on the imposition of late fees and sale or collection of delinquent cable television accounts.
This bill would require a cable cable, satellite, or Internet service provider that enables an individual to subscribe to its services through an Internet Web site to also enable those customers to cancel their subscriptions through the Internet Web site.
Vote: MAJORITY   Appropriation: NO   Fiscal Committee: NO   Local Program: NO  

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


SECTION 1.

 Section 1726 is added to the Civil Code, to read:

1726.
 If a cable cable, satellite, or Internet service provider enables an individual to subscribe to its services through an Internet Web site, it shall also enable all of its customers to cancel their subscriptions through the Internet Web site.