Code of the District of Columbia

§ 34–1281.01. Cable Service During a Public Health Emergency.

A cable operator, as that term is defined by § 34-1251.03(6), shall not disconnect, suspend, or degrade basic cable service or other basic cable operator services for non-payment of a bill, any fees for service or equipment, or any other charges, or for noncompliance with a deferred payment agreement during a period of time for which the Mayor has declared a public health emergency pursuant to § 7-2304.01, or for 15 calendar days thereafter. For purposes of this subsection, the term "other basic cable operator services" only includes basic broadband internet service and VOIP service.


(Mar. 26, 2020, D.C. Act 23-286(a), § 204, 0 DCR 0..)