STATE OF NEW YORK
2023-2024 Regular Sessions
January 13, 2023
Introduced by M. of A. SANTABARBARA -- read once and referred to the
Committee on Corporations, Authorities and Commissions
AN ACT to amend the public service law, in relation to requiring cable
companies to charge the same rate for the same service
The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assem-bly, do enact as follows:
1 Section 1. Subdivision 1 of section 225 of the public service law, as
2 added by chapter 83 of the laws of 1995, is amended to read as follows:
3 1. Except as otherwise provided in this section, and by federal law
4 and regulation, the rates charged by a cable television company shall be
5 those specified in the franchise which may establish, or provide for the
6 establishment of reasonable classifications of service and categories of
7 subscribers, or charge different rates for differing services or for
8 subscribers in different categories. No cable television company shall
9 charge a different rate for the same service to different subscribers.
10 § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
 is old law to be omitted.