(a) The Public Utilities Regulatory Authority shall have jurisdiction over the provision of cellular mobile telephone service by cellular mobile telephone carriers licensed by the Federal Communications Commission to operate within the state.
Terms Used In Connecticut General Statutes 16-250b
- Authority: means the Public Utilities Regulatory Authority and "department" means the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection. See Connecticut General Statutes 16-1
- Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
(b) Not later than six months after July 3, 1985, the authority shall adopt regulations, in accordance with the provisions of chapter 54, establishing (1) conditions under which the authority may forbear from regulating such carriers, and (2) standards and procedures for the regulation, on an equal basis with regard to all carriers, of the rates and charges, services, accounting practices, safety and conduct of operations of such carriers if the authority does not forbear from regulating such carriers. Such conditions, standards and procedures shall provide for the public convenience, necessity and welfare.