Goto Section: 76.984 | 76.990 | Table of Contents
Revised as of September 1, 2021
Goto Year:2020 |
§ 76.985 Subscriber bill itemization.
(a) Cable operators may identify as a separate line item of each
regular subscriber bill the following:
(1) The amount of the total bill assessed as a franchise fee and the
identity of the franchising authority to which the fee is paid.
(2) The amount of the total bill assessed to satisfy any requirements
imposed on the cable operator by the franchise agreement to support
public, educational, or governmental channels or the use of such
(3) The amount of any other fee, tax, assessment, or charge of any kind
imposed by any governmental authority on the transaction between the
operator and the subscriber. In order for a governmental fee or
assessment to be separately identified under this section, it must be
directly imposed by a governmental body on a transaction between a
subscriber and an operator.
(b) The charge identified on the subscriber bill as the total charge
for cable service should include all fees and costs itemized pursuant
to this section.
(c) Local franchising authorities may adopt regulations consistent with
[ 58 FR 29753 , May 21, 1993, as amended at 76 FR 55818 , Sept. 9, 2011;
83 FR 60776 , Nov. 27, 2018]
Goto Section: 76.984 | 76.990
Goto Year: 2020 |
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