New Section. A new Section 35 shall be added to the Rights agreement which shall read in its entirety: Notwithstanding anything herein to the contrary, immediately prior to the Acceptance Time (as defined in the Merger Agreement), this Agreement shall terminate and shall have no further force and effect and the Rights shall expire and become null and void, without any payment, liability or obligation on the part of the Company, the Rights Agent or the holders of any Rights to any holder. The Company shall give the Rights Agent prior written notice of the Acceptance Time and shall remain obligated to pay the Rights Agent and to indemnify the Rights Agent in accordance with Section 18 of the Rights Agreement.
New Section. Sec. 9. This act shall not preempt specific 26 provisions in existing franchises or contracts between cities or towns 27 and service providers. 28 NEW SECTION. Sec. 10. A new section is added to chapter 35A.21 29 RCW to read as follows: 30 Each code city is subject to the requirements and restrictions 31 regarding facilities and rights of way under this chapter.