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Assembly Bill 162 in a Cocoon for 2013. Now what?

AB 162 will try to re-emerge in January 2014. Let’s take the time now to continue to educate our electeds.

Now that Assembly Bill 162 has been removed from California’s legislative agenda for 2013, it’s vital that we remember that the Bill is not dead; it is merely awaiting a rebirth in some form . . . → Read More: Assembly Bill 162 in a Cocoon for 2013. Now what?

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Assembly Bill 162 Pulled – Will Not Come Back Until At Least 2014

Hot news just in: AB 162 has been pulled from this year’s legislative calender.

This means that the Bill will not come up for consideration until at least next January.

Many people; many local associations; and many local governments have been instrumental in achieving this result, and they all deserve thanks.

This, however, is not . . . → Read More: Assembly Bill 162 Pulled – Will Not Come Back Until At Least 2014

Assembly Bill 162

Amended Assembly Bill 162 To Be Heard May 1

Assembly Bill 162, as amended on 4/23 (see my post here about those awful amendments) has been re-referred to the Assembly’s Local Government Committee. It will be heard on Wednesday, May 1, 2013.

It is vital that your views on AB 162 be communicated to your electeds before the hearing.

For local governments, formal opposition . . . → Read More: Amended Assembly Bill 162 To Be Heard May 1

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Assembly Bill 162 Wireless Bill Amended – Analysis

Assembly Bill 162, The Wireless Collocation Bill, Amended by its Author –

BILL IS NOW FAR WORSE FOR THE PUBLIC AND LOCAL GOVERNMENTS

[Updated 4/24/13 7:28 p.m. – Added link to PDF version of this analysis. See link at bottom of this page]

As a reminder, on March 21, 2013, Assembly Bill . . . → Read More: Assembly Bill 162 Wireless Bill Amended – Analysis

Assembly Bill 162

A.B. 162 Amended: Now Much Worse

(Update 11:52 a.m. Okay, I underestimated the time it takes to filter through and write up how bad the amendment to AB 162 really is in impact. I’m currently working on a photo sim for my post. I’ll try and have this done by 1 p.m. today.)

(UPDATE: 11:01 a.m.: I’m still working on my . . . → Read More: A.B. 162 Amended: Now Much Worse

Assembly Bill 162

AB 162 Scheduled for First Assembly Committee Hearing

AB 162, called the “Broadband Improvement Act” by its author, and which I’ve re-dubbed as the “Wireless Industry Public Exclusion Act” (the WIPE Act), has just been scheduled for its first Assembly Committee hearing.

The Bill will be heard by the Local Government Committee on May 1, 2013 at 1:30 p.m. in State Capitol Room . . . → Read More: AB 162 Scheduled for First Assembly Committee Hearing

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AGL Magazine’s Wireless Infrastructure Conference: Irvine 4/18/13

AGL Magazine‘s Wireless Infrastructure Conference will be coming to Irvine Marriott in Irvine, California on April 18, 2013. If you want to know about what’s happening in the trenches of wireless, and where those trenches lead, this is the conference to attend.

AGL’s regional conferences are, in my opinion, one of the best sources . . . → Read More: AGL Magazine’s Wireless Infrastructure Conference: Irvine 4/18/13