Substitute for HOUSE BILL No. 2076
An Act concerning cable television subscriber fees on
delinquent balances; amending
K.S.A. 12-2008 and repealing the existing section.
Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Kansas:
Section 1. K.S.A. 12-2008 is hereby
amended to read as follows: 12-
2008. (a) Every applicant for a franchise
shall, upon request of the city,
shall file with the city a schedule of its proposed rates
and charges for its
proposed services. Such rates and charges may be established as
mum rates for such services by the original franchise and if so
may not be exceeded without the approval of the governing body of
(b) A cable television provider may
impose a monthly fee for any
delinquent balance owed by a subscriber of cable television or
services, subject to the following:
(1) At least 10 days before the date
the fee is imposed, the subscriber
shall be given written notice, on the face of the bill or by
of: (A) The date after which the fee will be imposed if the
balance is not
paid; and (B) the amount of the fee that will be imposed;
(2) the fee for delinquent payment
shall not exceed 5% of the amount
of the delinquent balance per month or $5 per month, whichever
Sec. 2. K.S.A. 12-2008 is hereby repealed.
Sec. 3. This act shall take effect and be in
force from and after its
publication in the statute book.
Approved April 5, 1999.