Summary: H.R.3487 — 106th Congress (1999-2000)All Information (Except Text)

There is one summary for H.R.3487. Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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Introduced in House (11/18/1999)

Competitive Broadband Telecommunications Rooftop Access Act - Amends the Communications Act of 1934 to require the owner of an occupied multitenant building, within 15 days of a telecommunications carrier request, to permit such carrier reasonable, standardized, and nondiscriminatory access: (1) to install, maintain, and operate telecommunications transmission and reception antennas on top of such buildings and related receiver equipment in mechanical rooms or closets; and (2) to vertical and horizontal building risers, for the provision of telecommunications or information service to such tenants. Provides required and permissible conditions for such access. Allows such owners to charge reasonable compensation for such access. Provides civil penalties for refusal to provide such access.