90th General Assembly
Summary of HB2697
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Short description: 
TELCOM-AREA CDS-PHONE NMBRS                                                

Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
        Amends the Telecommunications Article  of  the  Public  Utilities      
   Act.   Provides  that  new telephone numbers shall not be allocated to      
   telecommunications carriers in blocks  of  more  than  1,000  numbers.      
   Directs  the Illinois Commerce Commission to adopt rules requiring the      
   return  of  unused  numbers  for  reallocation.   Provides  that   the      
   Commission  shall not authorize the creation of a new area code within      
   an existing area code in Cook County or any of the  collar counties         
   unless at least 75% of the  potentially  available  telephone  numbers      
   within  the  existing  area  code  are  being  used  by  consumers  of      
   telecommunications services.  Effective immediately.                        
Last action on Bill: SESSION SINE DIE

   Last action date: 99-01-12

           Location: House

 Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE -   0     SENATE -   0


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