Sen. Jennifer Bertino-Tarrant

Filed: 4/1/2014





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2    AMENDMENT NO. ______. Amend Senate Bill 3313 by replacing
3everything after the enacting clause with the following:
4    "Section 5. The Emergency Telephone System Act is amended
5by adding Section 15.8 as follows:
6    (50 ILCS 750/15.8 new)
7    Sec. 15.8. 9-1-1 dialing from a business.
8    (a) Any entity that installs or operates a private business
9switch service and provides telecommunications facilities or
10services to businesses shall ensure that all systems installed
11on or after the effective date of this amendatory Act of the
1298th General Assembly are connected to the public switched
13network in a manner such that when a user dials "9-1-1", the
14emergency call connects to the 9-1-1 system without first
15dialing any number or set of numbers.
16    (b) The requirements of this Section do not apply to:



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1        (1) any entity certified by the Illinois Commerce
2    Commission to operate a Private Emergency Answering Point
3    as defined in 83 Ill. Adm. Code 726.105; or
4        (2) correctional institutions and facilities as
5    defined in subsection (d) of Section 3-1-2 of the Unified
6    Code of Corrections.
7    (c) An entity that violates this Section is guilty of a
8business offense and shall be fined not less than $1,000 and
9not more than $5,000.
10    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect July 1,