(a) A franchising authority may impose fines or monetary forfeitures on a cable operator that does not comply with a rate decision or refund order directed specifically at the cable operator, provided the franchising authority has such power under state or local laws.
(b) If a cable operator willfully fails to comply with the terms of any franchising authority's order, decision, or request for information, as required by § 76.939, the Commission may, in addition to other remedies, impose a forfeiture pursuant to section 503(b) of the Communications Act of 1934, as amended, 47 U.S.C. 503(b).
(c) A cable operator shall not be subject to forfeiture because its rate for basic service or equipment is determined to be unreasonable.
[58 FR 29753, May 21, 1993, as amended at 59 FR 17974, Apr. 15, 1994]
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