MS SB2003 | 2019 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 1-0)
Status: Failed on February 5 2019 - 100% progression
Action: 2019-02-05 - Died In Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]


An Act To Create The Small Wireless Facilities Deployment Act To Allow A Wireless Provider To Deploy A Small Wireless Facility And Any Associated Utility Pole Within A Right-of-way Under Certain Conditions; To Define Certain Terms Used In The Act; To Provide For The Scope Of The Act; To Provide That The Act Only Applies To A Wireless Provider Deploying, Within A Right-of-way, A Small Wireless Facility Or A Utility Pole Associated With A Small Wireless Facility; To Authorize An Authority To Charge A Rate Or Fee For The Use Of A Right-of-way; To Provide Wireless Provider Right Of Access, Subject To Certain Conditions; To Provide Height Limitations In A Right-of-way; To Authorize A Wireless Provider To Replace A Decorative Pole Under Certain Conditions; To Provide For The Installation Of Structures In An Area Designated As An Underground District; To Authorize An Authority To Require A Technologically Neutral Design Or Concealment Measure In An Historic District; To Require Authorities To Manage A Wireless Provider's Use Of A Right-of-way In A Nondiscriminatory Manner With Regard To Any Other User Of The Right-of-way; To Require Repair Of The Right-of-way If A Wireless Provider's Activity Causes Damage; To Provide For The Permitting Process For Small Wireless Facilities; To Provide Exceptions To Permitting; To Provide Access To Authority Poles Within A Right-of-way; To Provide For Right-of-way Rates And Application Fees; To Authorize Authorities To Implement This Act By Ordinance, Or If Applicable, By Executing An Agreement With A Wireless Provider; To Provide For Noncompliant Agreements And Ordinances; And For Related Purposes.

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Small Wireless Facilities Deployment Act; enact.



2019-02-05SenateDied In Committee
2019-01-08SenateReferred To Energy

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