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Cable Communications Board

Also known as:
Commission on Cable Communication
Active dates:1973 - 1985
Function: The commission shall develop and maintain a statewide plan for the development of cable communications services, setting forth the objectives which the commission deems to be of regional and state concern.
Preceded by:
Cable Communications Commission
History: 1974 Minn. Laws Chap. 506 Sec. 3 increased the powers of the commission. 1975 Minn. Laws Chap. 271 Sec. 6 the name changed from commission to board. 1976 Minn. Laws 1976 Chap. 246 Sec. 2 the board is placed permanently within the Administration Department.

1985 Minn. Laws 1st. Sp. Session Chap. 13 Sec. 17 Subd. 3 Par. 3 the responsibilities of the board are transferred to the Commerce Commission as of June 30, 1985; positions for board members and staff abolished, no positions transferred.
Subordinate to:
Membership: As of 1984, 7 members appointed by governor. The members of the commission shall be representative of the broad range of interests related to telecommunication needs and concerns.

Entries for this agency in the Annual Compilation and Statistical Report of Multi-Member Agencies Report: 1984, 1983, 1982, 1981, 1980, 1979, 1978.

Note: This report provides membership details as well as meeting information and a summary of the group's activities.

News clippings and documents. Agencies Notebook Collection, 1973-1985.
Record last updated: 08/04/2017

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