HB 243: "An Act relating to cable television service."

00 HOUSE BILL NO. 243 01 "An Act relating to cable television service." 02 BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF ALASKA: 03 * Section 1. AS 42.05.711(k) is amended to read: 04 (k) A utility that furnishes cable television service is exempt from the 05 provisions of this chapter [OTHER THAN AS 42.05.221 - 42.05.281 UNLESS THE 06 SUBSCRIBERS PETITION THE COMMISSION FOR REGULATION UNDER 07 THE PROCEDURE DESCRIBED IN AS 42.05.712]. 08 * Sec. 2. AS 42.30 is amended by adding a new section to read: 09 Article 7. Cable Television Service. 10 Sec. 42.30.500. Cable television program offerings. A provider of cable 11 television services in the state shall offer consumers the opportunity to select 12 individual channels or programs from among all the channels or programs available 13 from the provider, as well as the opportunity to select the bundles of channels or 14 programs that the provider elects to offer.