Synopsis As Introduced Amends the State Finance Act. Adds the Poison Response Fund. Amends the Wireless Emergency Telephone Safety Act. Provides that human poison control centers constitute an enhancement to 9-1-1 services pursuant to federal law. Provides that for surcharges collected and remitted on or after July 1, 2014, $0.1275 per surcharge collected shall be deposited into the Wireless Carrier Reimbursement Fund, $0.5825 per surcharge collected shall be deposited into the Wireless Service Emergency Fund, $0.02 per surcharge shall be deposited in the Poison Response Fund, and $0.01 per surcharge collected may be disbursed to the Illinois Commerce Commission for administrative costs. Requires the Auditor General to conduct an annual audit of the Poison Response Fund. Permits the Commission to require an annual report of income and expenditures from each human poison control center. Extends the date of repeal of the Act to July 1, 2018 (currently July 1, 2013). Creates the Poison Response Fund. Amends the Public Utilities Act. Extends the repeal of certain Sections relating to 9-1-1 system providers until July 1, 2016 (currently July 1, 2015). Effective immediately.
Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Reinserts the provisions of the bill with the following additions and changes: Sets forth surcharge amounts and distributions. Provides that the Illinois Commerce Commission shall issue guidelines for the collection and reporting of financial statements. Sets forth requirements concerning suspension of payment to emergency telephone system boards or qualified governmental entities and withholding of grants by the Illinois Commerce Commission. Defines a required term. Makes other changes concerning payments from the Wireless Carrier Reimbursement Fund. Contains fund sweeps protections. Effective immediately.