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 Bill Status of HB3073  98th General Assembly


Short Description:  WIRELESS CARRIER SURCHARGE

House Sponsors
Rep. John E. Bradley - Naomi D. Jakobsson - Donald L. Moffitt, Mike Bost, Jack D. Franks, Keith Farnham, Carol A. Sente and Linda Chapa LaVia

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  12/3/2014HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
50 ILCS 751/17
50 ILCS 751/70
220 ILCS 5/13-900
220 ILCS 5/13-1200


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Wireless Emergency Telephone Safety Act. Provides that on and after July 1, 2013, $0.70 per surcharge collected shall be deposited into the Wireless Service Emergency Fund for distribution to 9-1-1 authorities, $0.02 per surcharge collected shall be deposited into the Wireless Service Emergency Fund and distributed to County Emergency Telephone System Boards in counties with a population under 250,000, and $0.01 per surcharge collected may be disbursed to the Illinois Commerce Commission for administrative costs. Permits the Illinois Commerce Commission to impose a penalty on a carrier equal to the product of $0.01 (now $0.005) and the number of subscribers served by the wireless carrier, and that any penalty collected shall be deposited into the Wireless Service Emergency Fund. Permits the Illinois Commerce Commission to require an annual report of income and expenditures from each emergency telephone systems board or qualified governmental entity providing 9-1-1 service, and the report may include a copy of the entity's audited financial statement. Amends this Act to be repealed on July 1, 2018 (now July 1, 2013). Amends the Public Utilities Act by repealing a Section regarding authority to serve as a 9-1-1 system provider on July 1, 2016 (now July 1, 2013). Amends the repealer Section to reflect this change. Effective immediately.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/26/2013HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. John E. Bradley
  2/26/2013HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Donald L. Moffitt
  2/26/2013HouseFirst Reading
  2/26/2013HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/28/2013HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Mike Bost
  3/5/2013HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Naomi D. Jakobsson
  3/5/2013HouseChief Co-Sponsor Changed to Rep. Naomi D. Jakobsson
  3/7/2013HouseAssigned to Public Utilities Committee
  3/22/2013HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  4/15/2013HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jack D. Franks
  4/15/2013HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Keith Farnham
  4/15/2013HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Carol A. Sente
  4/15/2013HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Linda Chapa LaVia
  12/3/2014HouseSession Sine Die

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