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§ 250.501-B. Definitions

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated StatutesTitle 68 P.S. Real and Personal Property

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated Statutes
Title 68 P.S. Real and Personal Property (Refs & Annos)
Chapter 8. Landlord and Tenant (Refs & Annos)
Landlord and Tenant Act of 1951 (Refs & Annos)
Article V-B. Tenants' Rights to Cable Television
68 P.S. § 250.501-B
§ 250.501-B. Definitions
As used in this article--
(1) “CATV system” or “cable television system” shall include a system or facility or part thereof which consists of a set of transmission paths and associated signal generation, reception, amplification and control equipment which is operated or intended to be operated to perform the service of receiving and amplifying and distributing and redistributing signals broadcast or transmitted by one or more television or radio stations or information distribution service companies, including, but not limited to, the cable communications system owner, operator or manager itself, to subscribers. The term shall include the service of distributing any video, audio, digital, light or audio-video signals whether broadcast or otherwise.
(2) “Holding a franchise” shall include obtaining municipal consent to or approval of the construction or operation of a CATV system and the rendering of CATV services whether granted by resolution, ordinance or written agreement. The term shall include a person who has constructed and is operating a CATV system within the public right-of-way of a municipality which, at the time of construction and initial operation of such CATV system, did not require that municipal consent be obtained.
(3) “Landlord” shall include an individual or entity owning, controlling, leasing, operating or managing multiple dwelling premises.
(4) “Multiple dwelling premises” shall include any area occupied by dwelling units, appurtenances thereto, grounds and facilities, which dwelling units are intended or designed to be occupied or leased for occupation, or actually occupied, as individual homes or residences for three or more households. The term shall include mobile home parks.
(5) “Operator” shall include the operator of a CATV system holding a franchise granted by the municipality or municipalities in which the multiple dwelling premises to be served is located.


1951, April 6, P.L. 69, No. 20, § 501-B, added 1990, Dec. 20, P.L. 1465, No. 221, § 2, effective in 60 days.
68 P.S. § 250.501-B, PA ST 68 P.S. § 250.501-B
Current through 2023 Regular Session Act 7. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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