SB 529, SB 529: Satellite Franchise Fees

Municipal Impact
GMA Contact
Charlotte Davis, (678) 686-6291
Bill Sponsor

Sen. Steve Gooch
District 51

This bill would clarify that franchise fees could not be imposed on streaming services offered through satellite companies and cable companies. This bill does not change current law or impact franchise fees owed to cities for usage of the rights-of-way by providers for cable services. 



Last Updated: 3/4/2022
Subject Area: Utilities
Resources: bill text
3/23/2022 - Passed House Committee, Pending in House Rules


3/4/2022 Senate Vote #590 Yea - 49 Nay - 0 Not Voting - 1 Excused - 6

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