Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 110 Part 1.djvu/110

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110 STAT. 86 PUBLIC LAW 104-104—FEB. 8, 1996 "(B) The public utility company and the exempt telecommunications company shall cooperate fully with all reasonable requests necessary to perform the audit and the public utility company shall bear all costs of having the audit performed. "(3) AVAILABILITY OF AUDITOR'S REPORT.— The auditor's report shall be provided to the State commission not later than 6 months after the selection of the auditor, and provided to the public utility company not later than 60 days thereafter. "(n) APPLICABILITY OF TELECOMMUNICATIONS REGULATION.— Nothing in this section shall affect the authority of the Federal Communications Commission under the Communications Act of 1934, or the authority of State commissions under State laws concerning the provision of telecommunications services, to regulate the activities of an exempt telecommunications company.". SEC. 104. NONDISCRIMINATION PRINCIPLE. Section 1 (47 U.S.C. 151) is amended by inserting after "to all the people of the United States" the following: ", without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, or sex,". Subtitle B—Special Provisions Concerning Bell Operating Companies SEC. 151. BELL OPERATING COMPANY PROVISIONS. (a) ESTABLISHMENT OF PART III OF TITLE IL—Title II is amended by adding at the end of part II (as added by section 101) the following new part: "PART III—SPECIAL PROVISIONS CONCERNING BELL OPERATING COMPANIES 47 USC 271. " SEC. 271. BELL OPERATING COMPANY ENTRY INTO INTERLATA SERV- ICES. "(a) GENERAL LIMITATION. — Neither a Bell operating company, ' nor any affiliate of a Bell operating company, may provide interLATA services except as provided in this section. " (b) INTERLATA SERVICES TO WHICH THIS SECTION APPLIES. — "(1) IN-REGION SERVICES. —A Bell operating company, or any affiliate of that Bell operating company, may provide interLATA services originating in any of its in-region States (as defined in subsection (i)) if the Commission approves the application of such company for such State under subsection (d)(3). "(2) OUT-OF-REGION SERVICES. —A Bell operating company, or any affiliate of that Bell operating company, may provide interLATA services originating outside its in-region States after the date of enactment of the Telecommunications Act of 1996, subject to subsection (j). "(3) INCIDENTAL INTERLATA SERVICES.— A Bell operating company, or any affiliate of a Bell operating company, may provide incidental interLATA services (as defined in subsection (g)) originating in any State after the date of enactment of the Telecommunications Act of 1996.