ACT NO. 95
Regulation of corporations; telecommunications carriers
This act amends the statute allowing for the deregulation of small telecommunications carriers and repeals the sunset of the statute which was to be in December, 2008. E-911 services, switched or dedicated access to local exchange by providers of long distance telephone service, and rates for utility pole attachments are not deregulated. The carrier cannot increase the price of basic exchange telecommunications service during the first year following the carriers exemption from regulation, may increase the price by no more than nine percent or $1.50, whichever is less, during the second and third years, and by no more than 11 percent or $2.00, whichever is less during the fourth and fifth years.
Effective Date: May 24, 2008.
The Vermont General Assembly
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