Chapter 80.36 RCW

TELECOMMUNICATIONS

Sections
Definitions.
Eminent domain.
Right of entry.
Extent of appropriation.
Use of road, street, and railroad right-of-wayWhen consent of city necessary.
Use of railroad right-of-wayPenalty for refusal by railroad.
Liability for wilful injury to telecommunications property.
Liability for negligent injury to propertyNotice of underwater cable.
Rates, services, and facilities.
Service to be furnished on demand.
Tariff schedules to be filed and open to publicExceptions.
Tariff changesStatutory noticeExceptionWaiver of provisions during state of emergency.
Joint rates, contracts, etc.
Published rates to be chargedExceptions.
Alternative regulation of telecommunications companiesWaiver of provisions during state of emergency.
Rates and services fixed by commission, when.
Formal investigation and fact-findingAlternative to full adjudicative proceedingWaiver of provisions during state of emergency.
Contracts filed with commission.
Physical connections may be ordered, routing prescribed, and joint rates established.
Unreasonable preference prohibited.
Rate discrimination prohibited.
Discounted message toll rates prohibitedAvailability of statewide, averaged toll rates.
Pricing of or access to noncompetitive servicesUnreasonable preference or advantage prohibited.
Long and short distance provision.
Telecommunications relay systemLong distance discount rates.
Transmission of messages of other lines.
Order of sending messages.
Duty to transmit messagesPenalty for refusal or neglect.
Pay telephonesCalls to operator without charge or coin insertion to be provided.
Exchange areas for telecommunications companies.
Exchange areas for telephone companiesProcedure to establish.
Commission may complain of interstate rates.
Betterments may be ordered.
Effect on existing contracts.
Policy declaration.
Classification as competitive telecommunications companies, servicesInitiation of proceedingsNotice and publicationEffective dateDate for final order.
Classification as competitive telecommunications companies, servicesFactors consideredMinimal regulationReclassificationWaiver of provisions during state of emergency.
Classification as competitive telecommunications companies, servicesEffective competition definedMinimal regulationPrices and ratesReclassificationWaiver of provisions during state of emergency.
Noncompetitive telecommunications companies, servicesMinimal regulation.
Price lists in effect before June 7, 2006Extension.
Withdrawal of price listCustomer information, opportunity to accept changes in rates, terms, or conditionsCancellation period.
Banded rates.
Registration of new companiesWaiver of provisions during state of emergency.
Exempted actions or transactions.
Certain services not regulated.
Personal wireless servicesSiting microcells, minor facilities, or a small cell networkDefinitions.
Telephone solicitation.
Automatic dialing and announcing deviceCommercial solicitation by.
Washington telephone assistance programFindings.
Washington telephone assistance programAvailability, components.
Washington telephone assistance programExcise taxExpenses of community service voice mail.
Washington telephone assistance programRules.
Washington telephone assistance programLimitation.
Washington telephone assistance programDeposit waivers, connection fee discounts.
Washington telephone assistance programEligibility.
Information delivery services through exclusive number prefix or service access code.
Legislative finding.
Disclosure of alternate operator services.
Alternate operator service companiesRegistrationPenalties.
Alternate operator service companiesRules.
Violation of consumer protection actDamages.
Telefacsimile messagesUnsolicited transmissionPenalties.
Enhanced 911 serviceResidential service required.
Enhanced 911 serviceBusiness service required.
Law enforcementRequests for call location informationRequirements.
Universal service programAuthority of commissionRulesFees.
Universal service programRules.
State universal communications services programDefinitions.
State universal communications services programEstablished.
State universal communications services programRules.
State universal communications services programPenalties.
State universal communications services programAdministration.
State universal communications services programAccount created.
State universal communications services programProgram expiration.
Extended area service defined.
Extended area service program.
NOTES:
Arrest by telegraph, validity of telegraphic copy: RCW 10.31.060.
Bills and notes drawn by telegraph, preservation of original: RCW 5.52.040.
Divulging telegraph message: RCW 9.73.010.
Telegraph and telephone companies: State Constitution Art. 12 § 19.
Telegraph communications, generally: Chapter 5.52 RCW.
Use of slugs to operate coin telephones: RCW 9.26A.120.
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