Nelson Statement on Net Neutrality Court Decision

June 11, 2015

U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson (D-FL), the ranking member of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science & Transportation, issued the following statement in response to the decision by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia to allow the FCC’s net neutrality rules to move forward.

“The rules are now poised to go into effect,” said Nelson. “While the court conducts its review, I remain committed to finding true bipartisan consensus to take the important protections the FCC put into place and provide the certainty that only legislation can provide. That legislation, though, must fully protect consumers, preserve the FCC’s role, and leave the agency with flexible, forward-looking authority.”