91st General Assembly
Status of HB0068
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   220 ILCS 5/13-1001 new                                                      
   220 ILCS 5/13-1002 new                                                      

        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 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.                        
          FISCAL NOTE (Illinois Commerce Commission)                           
          HB68 would result in no fiscal impact on State revenues.             
   98-12-17  H  PREFILED WITH CLERK                                            
   99-01-14  H  FIRST READING                                                  
   99-01-14  H  REFERRED TO HOUSE RULES COMMITTEE        RULES                 
   99-01-27  H  ADDED AS A JOINT SPONSOR                 LANG                  
   99-01-27  H       ASSIGNED TO COMMITTEE               PUBLIC UTILS          
   99-02-09  H                         FISCAL NOTE FILED                       
   99-02-09  H                   COMMITTEE               PUBLIC UTILS          
   99-02-10  H  ADDED AS A CO-SPONSOR                    PUGH                  
   99-02-10  H  ADDED AS A CO-SPONSOR                    HAMOS                 
   99-02-18  H  JOINT-SPONSOR CHANGED TO                 COULSON               
   99-02-18  H  JOINT-SPONSOR CHANGED TO                 MATHIAS               
   99-02-26  H  ADDED AS A CO-SPONSOR                    KENNER                
   99-03-05  H  RE-REFERRED TO RULES COMM/RULE 19(A)     RULES         HRUL    
   99-03-09  H  ADDED AS A CO-SPONSOR                    GASH                  
   01-01-09  H  SESSION SINE DIE                                               


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