Synopsis As Introduced Amends the Illinois Highway Code. Provides that upon receipt of an application, consent to use a highway may be granted to any communications provider issued a certificate of public convenience and necessity from the Illinois Commerce Commission. Provides requirements (same as those under current law for a public utility) for communications provider use of a highway right-of-way if the highway authority does not have fee ownership of the property to be used. Defines "communications provider". Effective immediately.