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 Bill Status of SB3748  102nd General Assembly


Short Description:  BROADBAND-TRUTHFUL ADVERTISE

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Doris Turner

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  2/10/2022SenateRule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act


Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Broadband Truth in Advertising Act. Includes legislative findings and purpose. Defines terms. Provides that it is unlawful for any broadband service provider to advertise any false, misleading, or deceptive information. Provides standards to protect the consumer interest in broadband service advertisements. Provides that every provider offering broadband service in the State must submit to the Illinois Commerce Commission and the Office of Broadband data describing all available broadband service plans, terms, conditions, rates, fees, advertised downstream data rate, actual average downstream data rate, advertised upstream data rate, actual upstream data rate, available service territory, outages in the year prior, and number of State customers on or before October 15 each year. Provides that the information shall be made accessible to the residents of the State in a format that enables a reasonable consumer to use the information when evaluating options for broadband services. Provides that the Office of Broadband shall study the efficacy of existing broadband service, truth in advertising for broadband service, and broadband affordability, and the Office of Broadband shall issue its report to the General Assembly no later than October 1, 2023. Effective immediately.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  1/21/2022SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Doris Turner
  1/21/2022SenateFirst Reading
  1/21/2022SenateReferred to Assignments
  2/1/2022SenateAssigned to Energy and Public Utilities
  2/10/2022SenatePostponed - Energy and Public Utilities
  2/10/2022SenateRule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments

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