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10-18-201. Limitations on providing a cable television and publictelecommunications services.
(1) Except as provided in this chapter, a municipality may not:
(a) provide to one or more subscribers:
(i) a cable television service; or
(ii) a public telecommunications service; or
(b) for the purpose of providing a cable television service or a public telecommunicationsservice to one or more subscribers, purchase, lease, construct, maintain, or operate any facility.
(2) For purposes of this chapter, a municipality provides a cable television service orpublic telecommunications service if the municipality provides the service:
(a) directly or indirectly, including through an authority or instrumentality:
(i) acting on behalf of the municipality; or
(ii) for the benefit of the municipality;
(b) by itself;
(c) through:
(i) a partnership; or
(ii) joint venture; or
(d) by contract, resale, or otherwise.

Enacted by Chapter 83, 2001 General Session