2022 Code of Alabama
Title 37 - Public Utilities and Public Transportation.
Chapter 16 - Broadband Using Electric Easements Accessibility Act.
Section 37-16-6 - Costs Charged for Construction, Installation, Maintenance, etc., of Broadband System.
Costs charged for construction, installation, maintenance, etc., of broadband system.
An electric provider may charge a broadband affiliate or an unaffiliated person, including a broadband operator or broadband service provider, for the costs of the construction, installation, replacement, operation, use, and maintenance of the broadband system or of those parts of its electric delivery system that are used or may be reserved for use by the broadband affiliate or unaffiliated broadband operator or broadband service provider for the provision of broadband services. No electric provider shall be required to construct, install, replace, operate, or maintain a broadband system or to provide broadband services. An electric provider, broadband affiliate, or unaffiliated broadband operator or broadband services provider may charge for broadband services or any other uses of the broadband system, whether wholesale or retail, at rates determined by the provider thereof.
(Act 2019-326, §1.)