2011-2012 session

SB 1161 ( Padilla )

Communications: Voice over Internet Protocol and Internet Protocol enabled communications service.

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Status:
Chaptered Sept. 28, 2012
Chaptered  
Location:
Secretary of State
Scheduled hearings:
None
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Location: Governor Governor
Sept. 28, 2012
Approved by the Governor.
 Version: Chaptered
Aug. 27, 2012
Enrolled and presented to the Governor at 1:30 p.m.
Aug. 23, 2012
 Version: Enrolled
Aug. 22, 2012
 Vote: Senate Floor
Ayes: 28
Noes: 7
Abstain: 5
Aug. 22, 2012
Assembly amendments concurred in. (Ayes 28. Noes 7. Page 4677.) Ordered to engrossing and enrolling.
Aug. 21, 2012
In Senate. Concurrence in Assembly amendments pending.
Aug. 20, 2012
 Vote: Assembly Floor
Ayes: 63
Noes: 12
Abstain: 5
Aug. 20, 2012
Read third time. Passed. (Ayes 63. Noes 12. Page 6017.) Ordered to the Senate.
Aug. 17, 2012
Aug. 16, 2012
Ordered to third reading.
 Version: Amended Assembly
Aug. 15, 2012
Aug. 13, 2012
Read second time. Ordered to third reading.
Aug. 9, 2012
From committee: Do pass. (Ayes 16. Noes 1.) (August 8).
Aug. 8, 2012
 Vote: Asm Appropriations
Ayes: 16
Noes: 1
Abstain: 0
Aug. 7, 2012
June 22, 2012
June 21, 2012
Read second time and amended. Re-referred to Com. on APPR.
 Version: Amended Assembly
June 20, 2012
From committee: Do pass as amended and re-refer to Com. on APPR. (Ayes 13. Noes 1.) (June 18).
June 18, 2012
 Vote: Asm Utilities and Commerce
Ayes: 13
Noes: 1
Abstain: 1
June 15, 2012
June 12, 2012
From committee with author's amendments. Read second time and amended. Re-referred to Com. on U. & C.
 Version: Amended Assembly
June 7, 2012
Referred to Com. on U. & C.
May 30, 2012
 Vote: Senate Floor
Ayes: 30
Noes: 6
Abstain: 4
May 30, 2012
Read third time. Passed. (Ayes 30. Noes 6. Page 3705.) Ordered to the Assembly.
May 29, 2012
Read second time and amended. Ordered to third reading.
 Version: Amended Senate
May 24, 2012
 Vote: Sen Appropriations
Ayes: 7
Noes: 0
Abstain: 0
May 22, 2012
Set for hearing May 24.
May 21, 2012
Placed on APPR. suspense file.
 Vote: Sen Appropriations
Ayes: 7
Noes: 0
Abstain: 0
May 18, 2012
May 16, 2012
Set for hearing May 21.
May 14, 2012
Set, first hearing. Failed passage in committee. (Ayes 2. Noes 5. Page 3513.) Reconsideration granted.
 Vote: Sen Appropriations
Ayes: 2
Noes: 5
Abstain: 0
 Vote: Sen Appropriations
Ayes: 7
Noes: 0
Abstain: 0
May 4, 2012
Set for hearing May 14.
April 26, 2012
Read second time and amended. Re-referred to Com. on APPR.
 Version: Amended Senate
April 25, 2012
From committee: Do pass as amended and re-refer to Com. on APPR. (Ayes 12. Noes 0. Page 3205.) (April 17).
April 17, 2012
 Vote: Sen Energy, Utilities and Communications
Ayes: 12
Noes: 0
Abstain: 1
April 13, 2012
March 30, 2012
Set for hearing April 17.
March 29, 2012
Re-referred to Com. on E., U. & C.
March 26, 2012
From committee with author's amendments. Read second time and amended. Re-referred to Com. on RLS.
 Version: Amended Senate
March 1, 2012
Referred to Com. on RLS.
Feb. 23, 2012
From printer. May be acted upon on or after March 24.
Feb. 22, 2012
Introduced. Read first time. To Com. on RLS. for assignment. To print.
 Version: Introduced
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California 2013: New laws take effect today
Sacramento Bee, Jan. 1, 2013
... s. (Former Assemblyman, now Sen. Jerry Hill, D-San Mateo)INTERNET/SOCIAL MEDIAInternet phone serviceSB 1161 bars the state Public Utilities Commission from regulating the Internet-based voice industry until January 2020. (Sen. Alex Padilla, D-Los Angeles)Social media privacySB 1349 ...

California 2013: New laws take effect today
Sacramento Bee, Jan. 1, 2013
... s. (Former Assemblyman, now Sen. Jerry Hill, D-San Mateo)INTERNET/SOCIAL MEDIAInternet phone serviceSB 1161 bars the state Public Utilities Commission from regulating the Internet-based voice industry until January 2020. (Sen. Alex Padilla, D-Los Angeles)Social media privacySB 1349 ...

State adopts wider law on guns
Los Angeles Times - California, Sept. 28, 2012
... ecommunications giants including AT&T and Verizon Communications, Inc., said the bill Brown signed, SB 1161 by state Sen. Alex Padilla (D-Pacoima), locks into law a current "hands-off" policy by the California Public Utilities Commission. The PUC does not regulate the phone service ...

Gov. Brown Signs Phone Bill Curbing Oversight On Calls Made Over The Net
KCBS, Sept. 28, 2012
... ar_zh=410;adsonar_jv='ads.adsonar.com'; Members of the California Public Utilities Commission said SB 1161 would prevent them from regulating any telephone services, because land-line phones now use technology that sends voice signals over the Internet. Consumer advocates also op ...

Brown endorses hands-off stance on internet calls
Fresno Bee, Sept. 28, 2012
... t have become the hallmark of our state."Members of the California Public Utilities Commission said SB 1161 would prevent them from regulating any telephone services, because land-line phones now use technology that sends voice signals over the Internet.Consumer advocates also oppo ...

Consumer groups seek veto of Internet phone service measure
Los Angeles Times - Business, Sept. 24, 2012
... ers. "They want to eliminate all regulation that tells them to do anything."Proponents of the bill, SB 1161, by state Sen. Alex Padilla (D-Pacoima), dismissed the consumer groups' complaints as meritless.Robert Callahan, the California state director of TechAmerica, a trade group, ...

California tech industry makes itself heard in Legislature
Los Angeles Times - Business, Aug. 25, 2012
... use of digital voice networks as well as any form of regulation of the Internet. The legislation, SB 1161 by Sen. Alex Padilla (D-Pacoima), sailed through both houses with unusually overwhelming bipartisan support. Gov. Jerry Brown, who has not taken a public position, has 30 day ...

Regulatory ban is approved for phone calls via Internet
Sacramento Bee, Aug. 23, 2012
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Voice over Internet bill heading to Gov. Jerry Brown
Sacramento Bee - Capitol Alert, Aug. 22, 2012
August 22, 2012 Voice over Internet bill heading to Gov. Jerry Brown California lawmakers are sending Gov. Jerry Brown a bill that will prohibit regulation of a type of phone service known as "voice over Internet protocol," or VOIP. Senate Bill 1161 by Sen. Alex Padilla, D-Pacoima, was pushed by the telecom industry and high tech companies, which stand to benefit from the growing use of VOIP ...

Capitol Alert: Voice over Internet bill heading to Gov. Jerry Brown
Sacramento Bee, Aug. 22, 2012
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