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 Bill Status of HB0841  102nd General Assembly


Short Description:  UTILITIES-CABLE EQUIP RENTAL

House Sponsors
Rep. Theresa Mah and Katie Stuart

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  3/27/2021HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
220 ILCS 5/22-501


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Public Utilities Act. Provides that cable or video providers shall cease charging customers for modems and routers, whether rented together or separately, when the customer has paid to the provider the wholesale cost of the modem or router, or modem and router if rented together, plus a reasonable mark-up not to exceed 5% of the modem, router, or modem and router wholesale cost to the provider. Provides that the cable and video provider shall provide notice regarding the discontinuance of rental charges to the customer in each billing statement. Provides that the notice shall include a disclosure of rights and responsibilities relating to the maintenance of modems and routers.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/10/2021HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Theresa Mah
  2/10/2021HouseFirst Reading
  2/10/2021HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  3/2/2021HouseAssigned to Public Utilities Committee
  3/17/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Katie Stuart
  3/27/2021HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

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