§ 59.1-429

Definitions

As used in this chapter:”Division” means the Division of Consumer Counsel in the Department of Law.”Information provider” means any person providing pay-per-call services.”Long distance carrier” means any interexchange telephone company providing services within the Commonwealth.”Pay-per-call service” means any passive, interactive, polling, conference, or other similar audiotext service that is accessed by telephone, through a 900 number exchange or otherwise, and generates a service-related fee billed to a telephone customer.”Telephone company” means a certificated local exchange telephone company which owns, manages, or controls any plant or equipment or any part of a plant or equipment within the Commonwealth for the conveyance of telephone messages, either directly or indirectly.

History

1991, cc. 608, 630; 2012, cc. 803, 835.

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