[opendtv] ''Digital Infrastructure and Video Competition Act of 2006'' Passed out of Committee Unopposed

  • From: Monty Solomon <monty@xxxxxxxxxx>
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  • Date: Mon, 24 Apr 2006 23:43:03 -0400

     ''Digital Infrastructure and Video Competition Act of 2006''
     Passed out of Committee Unopposed
     - Apr 24, 2006 09:39 PM (BusinessWire)

SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--April 24, 2006--Today, the
Assembly Utilities and Commerce Committee held a policy hearing in
Sacramento on Assembly Bill AB2987, "The Digital Infrastructure and
Video Competition Act of 2006." The bill was passed out of committee
unopposed and will now move to the Assembly Appropriations Committee
for review. Authored by Speaker of the Assembly Fabian Nunez, (D - Los
Angeles), and co-authored by Assembly Utilities and Commerce Committee
Chair Lloyd Levine, (D - Van Nuys), AB2987 seeks to modernize an
outdated regulatory process which serves as a barrier to video
competition in California and replace it with a new, state-issued
authorization. The goals of the new legislation are to encourage
investment and new jobs in the state, and speed the availability of
innovative video technologies and new choices for consumers.

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     - http://www.quote.com/home/news/story.asp?story=57903726

 
 
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