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N.M. Lawmakers Pass Cramming Bill

The New Mexico legislature passed a bill to clarify that illegal cramming includes only unauthorized charges for non-telecom services. The House voted 58-0 Tuesday for SB-83. The Senate passed the bill earlier by a 26-11 vote. Also Tuesday, the Senate…

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Judiciary Committee advanced to the floor the House-passed HB-160 to allow the state transportation commission to waive right-of-way fees for installing infrastructure in unserved or underserved areas. The committee also cleared for floor vote the Senate-passed SB-41 to require ILECs with at least 50,000 customers to be regulated the same as rural ILECs under New Mexico’s Rural Telecommunications Act.