2015 Minnesota Statutes
Chapters 237 - 238 — TELECOMMUNICATIONS
Chapter 237 — TELEPHONE, TELEGRAPH, TELECOMMUNICATIONS
Section 237.121 — PROHIBITED PRACTICES.

MN Stat § 237.121 (2015) What's This?
237.121 PROHIBITED PRACTICES.

(a) A telephone company or telecommunications carrier may not do any of the following with respect to services regulated by the commission:

(1) upon request, fail to disclose in a timely and uniform manner information necessary for the design of equipment and services that will meet the specifications for interconnection;

(2) intentionally impair the speed, quality, or efficiency of services, products, or facilities offered to a consumer under a tariff, contract, or price list;

(3) fail to provide a service, product, or facility to a consumer other than a telephone company or telecommunications carrier in accordance with its applicable tariffs, price lists, or contracts and with the commission's rules and orders;

(4) refuse to provide a service, product, or facility to a telephone company or telecommunications carrier in accordance with its applicable tariffs, price lists, or contracts and with the commission's rules and orders;

(5) impose unreasonable or discriminatory restrictions on the resale of its services, provided that:

(i) it may require that residential service may not be resold as a different class of service; and

(ii) the commission may prohibit resale of services it has approved for provision for not-for-profit entities at rates less than those offered to the general public; or

(6) provide telephone service to a person acting as a telephone company or telecommunications carrier if the commission has ordered the telephone company or telecommunications carrier to discontinue service to that person.

(b) A telephone company or telecommunications carrier may not violate a provision of section 325F.693, with regard to any of the services provided by the company or carrier.

History:

1995 c 156 s 4,25; 1997 c 68 s 1; 1997 c 223 s 6; 2003 c 97 s 2

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