Public Utilities and Carriers

Regulatory Powers of Administration

SECTION 39-3-41

§ 39-3-41. Regulations for pay-per-call services.

(a) The commission may promulgate reasonable regulations concerning the offering of pay-per-call services to customers within the state. The regulations may include advertising standards, conditions under which charges for "pay-per-call services" may be adjusted or waived along with other restrictions or requirements that the commission determines are necessary to protect consumers' reasonable access to "pay-per-call services".

(b) For the purposes of this section "pay-per-call service" means any passive, interactive, polling, conference, or other similar audiotext service that is accessed by telephone, through a 900 area or exchange code or otherwise, and generates a service-related fee billed to a telephone customer via a telephone common carrier or local exchange telephone company in the customer's normal monthly bill for telephone service.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1992, ch. 389, § 1.)