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The 2023 Florida Statutes (including Special Session C)

Chapter 364
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F.S. 364.30
364.30 Telecommunications companies; points of connection.
(1) Any telecommunications company operating within the state subject to the provisions of this chapter, having more than one point of connection with or through any other telecommunications company, is hereby authorized and permitted to use and enjoy any of its points of connection on any call at any time such points of connection are not in use, and the company with which the call is initiated shall be the sole judge in each instance as to whether the convenience and necessity of its own subscribers, the facility with which the connection and call may be completed, and its financial welfare are best served by the routing selected by the company receiving any such individual call. Any telecommunications company having two or more points of connection with any other company may not be required by the connecting company to route all or any specific number of its calls through any one connection at the will of the connecting company.
(2) Any connecting telecommunications company refusing to give and make a connection with the company through which the call was initially placed, over any connecting point not in use, commits a violation of this section. 1, 2, ch. 22073, 1943; s. 1, ch. 63-279; s. 3, ch. 76-168; s. 1, ch. 77-457; s. 53, ch. 78-95; ss. 22, 32, ch. 80-36; s. 2, ch. 81-318; ss. 6, 7, ch. 89-163; ss. 29, 48, 49, ch. 90-244; s. 4, ch. 91-429.