§24D-1-25. Annual fees; effect of application and filing fees on
(a) Each cable operator shall pay to the commission an annual
fee in an amount of twelve cents per subscriber. Such funds and
all other funds to be paid to the commission under the provisions
of this chapter shall be deposited into a special fund designated
the "cable fund." Such fund shall be used for purposes of
administering the provisions of this article. To the extent
permitted by federal law, the commission may prohibit cable
operators from assessing subscribers for any contribution toward
the annual fee to be paid hereunder.
(b) Any filing fee required under the provisions of this
chapter and the annual fee to be paid to the commission under the
provisions of this section, together with any franchise fee paid to
any franchising authority, may not exceed the maximum amount for
any franchise fee as set forth in 47 U.S.C. §542 as the same is in
effect on the effective date of this article.
(c) The commission shall not impose on or collect from any
cable operator franchise fees when acting in the capacity as a
franchising authority, other than fees set out in subsection (a) of
this section and any filing fee required by this article.