§ 16-330 Definition
§ 16-331 Certificate of public convenience and necessity. Advisory councils. Franchise terms. Regulations. Community needs assessment
§ 16-331a Community access programming and operations
§ 16-331b Members of community antenna advisory councils to serve without compensation
§ 16-331c Community antenna television companies’ contribution to community antenna advisory councils
§ 16-331d Community antenna television advisory council vacancies and conflict of interest of members
§ 16-331e Certificate of video franchise authority
§ 16-331f Certified competitive video service provider build-out requirements, rate regulation and service to multiunit residential buildings
§ 16-331g Discrimination based on income prohibited
§ 16-331h Certified competitive video service community access programming
§ 16-331i State-wide Video Advisory Council. Membership. Duties. Funding
§ 16-331j Video service provider offerings, charges, privacy policy, billing and billing disputes
§ 16-331k Video programming and rate changes
§ 16-331l Interrupted video service
§ 16-331m Video service providers’ closed captioning and emergency broadcast systems
§ 16-331n Free video service for libraries and schools
§ 16-331o Imposition of civil penalties by authority
§ 16-331p Certificate of cable franchise authority in franchise areas in which certified competitive video service providers are offering video service
§ 16-331q Requirements for holders of certificates of cable franchise authority
§ 16-331r Discrimination based on income prohibited
§ 16-331s Holder of a certificate of cable franchise authority: Community access programming and operations
§ 16-331t Holder of a certificate of cable franchise authority: Advisory council
§ 16-331u Cable franchise authority companies’ offerings, charges, privacy policy, billing and billing disputes
§ 16-331v Cable franchise authority companies’ programming and rate changes
§ 16-331w Interrupted cable franchise authority service
§ 16-331x Cable franchise authority companies’ closed captioning and emergency broadcast systems
§ 16-331y Free service for libraries and schools provided by holder of a certificate of cable franchise authority
§ 16-331z Holder of a certificate of cable franchise authority subject to federal and state laws and regulations. Exceptions
§ 16-331aa Imposition of civil penalties by authority
§ 16-331bb Municipal video competition trust account
§ 16-331cc Public, educational and governmental programming and education technology investment account. Tax. Penalty and interest. One-time transfer
§ 16-331dd Municipal electric utilities’ eligibility to be a certified competitive video service provider
§ 16-331ee State-wide Community Antenna Television Advisory Council. Membership
§ 16-331ff Certain third-party nonprofit community access provider requirements re education and government access channels and town-specific community access programming
§ 16-331gg Funds for development of town-specific education and government community access programming. Distribution of funds. Report re disbursement of funds
§ 16-331hh Transfer from municipal video competition trust account to General Fund
§ 16-331ii Transfer from public, educational and governmental programming and education technology investment account to General Fund
§ 16-332 Leases by public service companies of facilities for community antenna purposes
§ 16-333 Regulations: Safety of operations, facility construction, system installation, community access channel, personal privacy protections, carriage of television broadcast signals, subscriber inquiries and complaints
§ 16-333a Multiunit residential buildings service and wiring. Right to use antenna. Regulations for owner compensation. Civil penalty
§ 16-333b Service to franchise area. Underground service lines
§ 16-333c Availability of equipment for subscribers who are deaf or hard of hearing
§ 16-333d Discrimination among subscribers prohibited
§ 16-333e Credit or refund for interrupted service
§ 16-333f Programming and rate changes. Regulatory authority. Industry cooperation
§ 16-333g Free basic service for libraries and schools
§ 16-333h Extension of service to schools. Instructional channels
§ 16-333i Procedures for restoring interrupted service and improving substandard service
§ 16-333j Community access support. Investigation. Standards. Monitoring by advisory councils
§ 16-333k Office operating requirements. Office hours. Complaint or dispute procedures
§ 16-333l Company offerings and charges. Billing and billing dispute procedures
§ 16-333m Limitations on charges for disconnection or downgrade of service
§ 16-333n Penalty for reduction of community antenna television service without notice
§ 16-333o Rate regulation of community antenna television systems
§ 16-333p Broadcast television station markets. Request to Federal Communications Commission

Terms Used In Connecticut General Statutes > Chapter 289

  • Affidavit: A written statement of facts confirmed by the oath of the party making it, before a notary or officer having authority to administer oaths.
  • another: may extend and be applied to communities, companies, corporations, public or private, limited liability companies, societies and associations. See Connecticut General Statutes 1-1
  • Assets: (1) The property comprising the estate of a deceased person, or (2) the property in a trust account.
  • Authority: means the Public Utilities Regulatory Authority and "department" means the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection. See Connecticut General Statutes 16-1
  • Certificate of cable franchise authority: means an authorization issued by the Public Utilities Regulatory Authority pursuant to section 16-331q conferring the right to a community antenna television company to own, lease, maintain, operate, manage or control a community antenna television system in, under or over any public highway to (A) offer community antenna television service in a community antenna television company's designated franchise area, or (B) use the public rights-of-way to offer video service in a designated franchise area. See Connecticut General Statutes 16-1
  • Certificate of video franchise authority: means an authorization issued by the Public Utilities Regulatory Authority conferring the right to an entity or person to own, lease, maintain, operate, manage or control facilities in, under or over any public highway to offer video service to any subscribers in the state. See Connecticut General Statutes 16-1
  • Certified competitive video service provider: means an entity providing video service pursuant to a certificate of video franchise authority issued by the authority in accordance with section 16-331e. See Connecticut General Statutes 16-1
  • Community antenna television company: includes every person owning, leasing, maintaining, operating, managing or controlling a community antenna television system, in, under or over any public street or highway, for the purpose of providing community antenna television service for hire and shall include any municipality which owns or operates one or more plants for the manufacture or distribution of electricity pursuant to section 7-213 or any special act and seeks to obtain or obtains a certificate of public convenience and necessity to construct or operate a community antenna television system pursuant to section 16-331 or a certificate of cable franchise authority pursuant to section 16-331q. See Connecticut General Statutes 16-1
  • Community antenna television service: means (A) the one-way transmission to subscribers of video programming or information that a community antenna television company makes available to all subscribers generally, and subscriber interaction, if any, which is required for the selection of such video programming or information, and (B) noncable communications service. See Connecticut General Statutes 16-1
  • Community antenna television system: means a facility, consisting of a set of closed transmission paths and associated signal generation, reception and control equipment that is designed to provide community antenna television service which includes video programming and which is provided in, under or over any public street or highway, for hire, to multiple subscribers within a franchise, but such term does not include (A) a facility that serves only to retransmit the television signals of one or more television broadcast stations. See Connecticut General Statutes 16-1
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • Connecticut Television Network: means the General Assembly's state-wide twenty-four-hour state public affairs programming service, separate and distinct from community access channels. See Connecticut General Statutes 16-1
  • Consumer: means any private dwelling, boardinghouse, apartment, store, office building, institution, mechanical or manufacturing establishment or other place of business or industry to which water is supplied by a water company. See Connecticut General Statutes 16-1
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Fiscal year: The fiscal year is the accounting period for the government. For the federal government, this begins on October 1 and ends on September 30. The fiscal year is designated by the calendar year in which it ends; for example, fiscal year 2006 begins on October 1, 2005 and ends on September 30, 2006.
  • Joint committee: Committees including membership from both houses of teh legislature. Joint committees are usually established with narrow jurisdictions and normally lack authority to report legislation.
  • 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.
  • Lease: A contract transferring the use of property or occupancy of land, space, structures, or equipment in consideration of a payment (e.g., rent). Source: OCC
  • legislative body: means : (1) As applied to unconsolidated towns, the town meeting. See Connecticut General Statutes 1-1
  • month: means a calendar month, and the word "year" means a calendar year, unless otherwise expressed. See Connecticut General Statutes 1-1
  • Noncable communications service: means any telecommunications service, as defined in section 16-247a, and which is not included in the definition of "cable service" in the Communications Act of 1934, 47 USC 522, as amended. See Connecticut General Statutes 16-1
  • Person: means an individual, business, firm, corporation, association, joint stock association, trust, partnership or limited liability company. See Connecticut General Statutes 16-1
  • Plant: includes all real estate, buildings, tracks, pipes, mains, poles, wires and other fixed or stationary construction and equipment, wherever located, used in the conduct of the business of the company. See Connecticut General Statutes 16-1
  • Public service company: includes electric distribution, gas, telephone, pipeline, sewage, water and community antenna television companies and holders of a certificate of cable franchise authority, owning, leasing, maintaining, operating, managing or controlling plants or parts of plants or equipment, but shall not include towns, cities, boroughs, any municipal corporation or department thereof, whether separately incorporated or not, a private power producer, as defined in section 16-243b, or an exempt wholesale generator, as defined in 15 USC 79z-5a. See Connecticut General Statutes 16-1
  • Settlement: Parties to a lawsuit resolve their difference without having a trial. Settlements often involve the payment of compensation by one party in satisfaction of the other party's claims.
  • succeeding: when used by way of reference to any section or sections, mean the section or sections next preceding, next following or next succeeding, unless some other section is expressly designated in such reference. See Connecticut General Statutes 1-1
  • Trust account: A general term that covers all types of accounts in a trust department, such as estates, guardianships, and agencies. Source: OCC
  • Video programming: means programming provided by, or generally considered comparable to programming provided by, a television broadcast station. See Connecticut General Statutes 16-1
  • Video service: means video programming services provided through wireline facilities, a portion of which are located in the public right-of-way, without regard to delivery technology, including Internet protocol technology. See Connecticut General Statutes 16-1