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86-102. Legislative policy.The Legislature declares that it is the policy of the state to:(1) Preserve affordable telecommunications services;(2) Maintain and advance the efficiency and availability of telecommunications services;(3) Ensure that consumers pay only reasonable charges for telecommunications services;(4) Promote diversity in the supply of telecommunications services and products throughout the state; and(5) Promote fair competition in all Nebraska telecommunications markets in a manner consistent with the federal act. SourceLaws 1986, LB 835, § 1; Laws 1997, LB 660, § 5; R.S.1943, (1999), § 86-801; Laws 2002, LB 1105, § 3. AnnotationsSections 86-801 to 86-811 (recodified in 2002 as provisions of the Nebraska Telecommunications Regulatory Act, sections 86-101 to 86-163) apply only to common carriers. Nebraska Pub. Serv. Comm. v. Nebraska Pub. Power Dist., 256 Neb. 479, 590 N.W.2d 840 (1999).Sections 86-801 to 86-811 (recodified in 2002 as provisions of the Nebraska Telecommunications Regulatory Act, sections 86-101 to 86-163) are constitutional. State ex rel. Spire v. Northwestern Bell Tel. Co., 233 Neb. 262, 445 N.W.2d 284 (1989).