California Public Utilities Code Division 2.5 - The Digital Infrastructure and Video Competition Act of 2006

  • Section 5800.
    This act shall be known and may be cited as the Digital Infrastructure and Video Competition Act of 2006.(Added by Stats. 2006, Ch. 700, Sec....
  • Section 5810.
    (a) The Legislature finds and declares all of the following:(1) Increasing competition for video and broadband services is a matter of statewide concern for all...
  • Section 5820.
    (a) Nothing in this division shall be deemed as creating a vested right in a state-issued franchise by the franchise holder or its affiliates that...
  • Section 5830.
    For purposes of this division, the following words have the following meanings:(a) Broadband means any service defined as broadband in the most recent Federal Communications...
  • Section 5840.
    (a) The commission is the sole franchising authority for a state franchise to provide video service under this division. Neither the commission nor any local...
  • Section 5850.
    (a) A state-issued franchise shall only be valid for 10 years after the date of issuance, and the holder shall apply for a renewal of...
  • Section 5860.
    (a) The holder of a state franchise that offers video service within the jurisdiction of the local entity shall calculate and remit to the local...
  • Section 5870.
    (a) The holder of a state franchise shall designate a sufficient amount of capacity on its network to allow the provision of the same number...
  • Section 5880.
    Holders of state franchises shall comply with the Emergency Alert System requirements of the Federal Communications Commission in order that emergency messages may be distributed...
  • Section 5885.
    (a) The local entity shall allow the holder of a state franchise under this division to install, construct, and maintain a network within public rights-of-way...
  • Section 5890.
    (a) A cable operator or video service provider that has been granted a state franchise under this division may not discriminate against or deny access...
  • Section 5900.
    (a) The holder of a state franchise shall comply with the provisions of Sections 53055, 53055.1, 53055.2, and 53088.2 of the Government Code, and any...
  • Section 5910.
    (a) The holder of a state franchise shall perform background checks of applicants for employment, according to current business practices.(b) A background check equivalent to...
  • Section 5920.
    A holder of a state franchise employing more than 750 total employees in California shall annually report to the commission all of the following:(a) The...
  • Section 5930.
    (a) Notwithstanding any other provision of this division, any video service provider that currently holds a franchise with a local franchising entity in a county...
  • Section 5940.
    The holder of a state franchise under this division who also provides stand-alone, residential, primary line, basic telephone service shall not increase this rate to...
  • Section 5950.
    The commission shall not permit a telephone corporation that is providing video service directly or through its affiliates pursuant to a state-issued franchise as an...
  • Section 5960.
    (a) For purposes of this section, census tract has the same meaning as used by the United States Census Bureau, and household has the same...
  • Section 5970.
    Subject to the requirements of this division, a state franchise may be transferred to any successor in interest of the holder to which the certificate...

Last modified: September 9, 2016