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 Bill Status of SB0107  102nd General Assembly


Short Description:  PUB UTIL-CONTRACT-CABLE-TERM

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Michael Bond - Randall M. Hultgren - Mike Jacobs - Dan Kotowski - Toi W. Hutchinson, Emil Jones, III, Christine Radogno, Dale E. Risinger, Kyle McCarter, Dale A. Righter, Linda Holmes, Pamela J. Althoff, Jacqueline Y. Collins, Mattie Hunter and John J. Millner

House Sponsors
(Rep. Kevin A. McCarthy - Mike Bost - William B. Black - Marlow H. Colvin - Edward J. Acevedo, Daniel J. Burke, Brandon W. Phelps, Timothy L. Schmitz, Dave Winters, Karen A. Yarbrough, Thomas Holbrook, Daniel V. Beiser, LaShawn K. Ford, Dan Reitz, Patrick J. Verschoore, Frank J. Mautino, Fred Crespo, Jack McGuire, Joseph M. Lyons, Eddie Washington, Michael K. Smith, Arthur L. Turner, Esther Golar, Eddie Lee Jackson, Sr., William Davis, Camille Y Lilly, Lisa M. Dugan, Randy Ramey, Jr., Franco Coladipietro, Monique D. Davis and Kenneth Dunkin)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  6/15/2010SenatePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 96-0927

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
220 ILCS 5/1-101from Ch. 111 2/3, par. 1-101


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Public Utilities Act. Makes a technical change in the short title Section.

Senate Committee Amendment No. 1
Deletes reference to:
220 ILCS 5/1-101
Adds reference to:
220 ILCS 5/22-501

Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Public Utilities Act. In provisions concerning customer service standards, provides that no contract or service offering cable services or video services or any bundle including such services shall be for a term longer than 2 years (instead of one year). Effective immediately.

House Committee Amendment No. 1
Deletes reference to:
220 ILCS 5/22-501
Adds reference to:
220 ILCS 5/13-100from Ch. 111 2/3, par. 13-100

Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Public Utilities Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title of the Telecommunications Article.

House Floor Amendment No. 3
Deletes reference to:
220 ILCS 5/13-100
Adds reference to:
20 ILCS 661/20
20 ILCS 661/25
220 ILCS 5/13-101from Ch. 111 2/3, par. 13-101
220 ILCS 5/13-202from Ch. 111 2/3, par. 13-202
220 ILCS 5/13-234 new
220 ILCS 5/13-235 new
220 ILCS 5/13-301from Ch. 111 2/3, par. 13-301
220 ILCS 5/13-401.1 new
220 ILCS 5/13-406from Ch. 111 2/3, par. 13-406
220 ILCS 5/13-407from Ch. 111 2/3, par. 13-407
220 ILCS 5/13-503from Ch. 111 2/3, par. 13-503
220 ILCS 5/13-505from Ch. 111 2/3, par. 13-505
220 ILCS 5/13-506.2 new
220 ILCS 5/13-509from Ch. 111 2/3, par. 13-509
220 ILCS 5/13-703from Ch. 111 2/3, par. 13-703
220 ILCS 5/13-704from Ch. 111 2/3, par. 13-704
220 ILCS 5/13-712
220 ILCS 5/13-804 new
220 ILCS 5/13-900.1 new
220 ILCS 5/13-900.2 new
220 ILCS 5/13-1200
220 ILCS 5/22-501
220 ILCS 5/13-402.1 rep.
220 ILCS 5/13-408 rep.
220 ILCS 5/13-409 rep.
220 ILCS 5/13-505.1 rep.
220 ILCS 5/13-505.7 rep.
220 ILCS 5/13-506 rep.
220 ILCS 5/13-511 rep.
220 ILCS 5/13-802 rep.

Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the High Speed Internet Services and Information Technology Act. Provides that geographic statewide inventory of high speed Internet service and other relevant broadband and information technology services shall collect certain information from Facilities-based Providers of Broadband Connections to End User Locations. Provides that the high speed Internet deployment strategy and demand creation initiative to be performed by the nonprofit organization shall include collaboration with the Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity and the Illinois Commerce Commission regarding the collection of required information that the Department and the Commission deems necessary to assist in monitoring and analyzing the broadband markets and the status of competition and deployment of broadband services to consumers in the State, including the format of information requested. Makes related changes. Amends the Telecommunications Article of the Public Utilities Act. Makes changes in provisions concerning application of the Act to telecommunications rates and services; the definition of "telecommunications carrier"; a Commission study and report; duties of the Illinois Commerce Commission; information available to the public; basic local exchange service quality and customer credits; discontinuation or abandonment of services; agreements for provisions of competitive telecommunication services differing from tariffs; telecommunications devices and services for persons with hearing or speech disabilities; and billing statements. Adds provisions concerning Interconnected VoIP service registration; market regulation for competitive retail services; broadband investments; authority over 9-1-1 rates and terms of service; and access services. Extends the repeal of the Telecommunications Article from July 1, 2010 to July 1, 2011. Amends the Cable and Video Consumer Protection Law of the Public Utilities Act. Provides that no contract or service agreement containing an early termination fee offering residential cable or video services (rather than contract or service offering cable services or video services) or any bundle including such services shall be for a term of longer than 2 years (rather than one year). Provides that any contract or service offering with a term of service that contains an early termination fee shall limit the early termination fee to not more than the value of any additional goods or services provided with the cable or video services, the amount of the discount reflected in the price for cable services or video services for the period during which the consumer benefited from the discount, or a declining fee based on the remainder of the contract term. Makes other changes. Repeals various provisions of the Telecommunications Article. Contains a provision stating that nothing in the amendatory Act shall be construed or interpreted to abate, suspend, alter, or otherwise affect (i) any decision or (ii) any condition that is rendered by the Illinois Commerce Commission pursuant to Section 7-204 of the Illinois Public Utilities Act between April 1, 2010 and July 1, 2010. Effective immediately.

House Floor Amendment No. 4
Provides that by January 1, 2011, each telecommunications carrier must reduce its intrastate switched access rates by an amount equal to 50% of the difference between its then current intrastate switched access rates (instead of just current intrastate switched access rates) and its then current interstate switched access rates. Provides that by January 1, 2012, each telecommunications carrier must further reduce its intrastate switched access rates by an amount equal to 50% of the difference between its then current intrastate switched access rates (instead of just current intrastate switched access rates) and its then current interstate switched access rates.

House Floor Amendment No. 5
Prohibits the Illinois Commerce Commission from regulating certain aspects of broadband services, Interconnected VoIP services, information services, or wireless services, except to the extent expressly permitted by and consistent with the amendatory Act.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  1/30/2009SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Don Harmon
  1/30/2009SenateFirst Reading
  1/30/2009SenateReferred to Assignments
  2/25/2010SenateAssigned to Energy
  2/26/2010SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Don Harmon
  2/26/2010SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Assignments
  3/2/2010SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Assignments Refers to Energy
  3/3/2010SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Postponed - Energy
  3/3/2010SenatePostponed - Energy
  3/5/2010SenateRule 2-10 Committee Deadline Established As March 19, 2010
  3/17/2010SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted
  3/17/2010SenateDo Pass as Amended Energy; 009-000-000
  3/17/2010SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading March 18, 2010
  3/18/2010SenateSecond Reading
  3/18/2010SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading March 23, 2010
  3/19/2010SenateRule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As March 26, 2010
  3/23/2010SenateThird Reading - Passed; 052-000-000
  3/23/2010HouseArrived in House
  3/23/2010HouseChief House Sponsor Rep. Dan Reitz
  3/23/2010HousePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading
  3/23/2010HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Timothy L. Schmitz
  3/23/2010HouseFirst Reading
  3/23/2010HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  3/26/2010HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Daniel J. Burke
  3/26/2010HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Brandon W. Phelps
  4/14/2010HouseAssigned to Telecommunications Committee
  4/20/2010HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Dave Winters
  4/23/2010HouseCommittee Deadline Extended-Rule 9(b) April 30, 2010
  4/27/2010HouseAlternate Chief Sponsor Changed to Rep. Kevin A. McCarthy
  4/27/2010HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Mike Bost
  4/27/2010HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. William B. Black
  4/27/2010HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Marlow H. Colvin
  4/28/2010SenateChief Sponsor Changed to Sen. Don Harmon
  4/29/2010HouseAlternate Chief Co-Sponsor Removed Rep. Timothy L. Schmitz
  4/29/2010HouseAlternate Chief Co-Sponsor Removed Rep. Dave Winters
  4/29/2010HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Timothy L. Schmitz
  4/29/2010HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Dave Winters
  4/29/2010HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Marlow H. Colvin
  4/29/2010HouseAlternate Co-Sponsor Removed Rep. Marlow H. Colvin
  4/29/2010HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Edward J. Acevedo
  4/29/2010SenateChief Sponsor Changed to Sen. Michael Bond
  4/30/2010HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Telecommunications Committee
  4/30/2010HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted in Telecommunications Committee; by Voice Vote
  4/30/2010HouseRemains in Telecommunications Committee
  4/30/2010HouseDo Pass as Amended / Short Debate Telecommunications Committee; 011-000-000
  4/30/2010HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  4/30/2010HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  4/30/2010HouseHeld on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Short Debate
  4/30/2010HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Kevin A. McCarthy
  4/30/2010HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Referred to Rules Committee
  4/30/2010HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Karen A. Yarbrough
  4/30/2010HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Thomas Holbrook
  4/30/2010HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Daniel V. Beiser
  4/30/2010HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. LaShawn K. Ford
  4/30/2010HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Dan Reitz
  4/30/2010HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Patrick J. Verschoore
  4/30/2010HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Frank J. Mautino
  4/30/2010HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Fred Crespo
  5/3/2010HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Jack McGuire
  5/3/2010SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Randall M. Hultgren
  5/3/2010HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 3 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Kevin A. McCarthy
  5/3/2010HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 3 Referred to Rules Committee
  5/3/2010HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 3 Rules Refers to Telecommunications Committee
  5/4/2010SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Mike Jacobs
  5/4/2010HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 3 Recommends Be Adopted Telecommunications Committee; 014-000-000
  5/4/2010SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Dan Kotowski
  5/4/2010SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Emil Jones, III
  5/4/2010HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 4 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Kevin A. McCarthy
  5/4/2010HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 4 Referred to Rules Committee
  5/4/2010SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Toi W. Hutchinson
  5/4/2010HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Joseph M. Lyons
  5/4/2010HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Eddie Washington
  5/4/2010HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 4 Recommends Be Adopted Rules Committee; 004-000-000
  5/4/2010HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 3 Adopted by Voice Vote
  5/4/2010HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  5/4/2010HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Michael K. Smith
  5/4/2010HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Arthur L. Turner
  5/4/2010HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Esther Golar
  5/4/2010HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Eddie Lee Jackson, Sr.
  5/4/2010HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. William Davis
  5/4/2010HouseRecalled to Second Reading - Short Debate
  5/4/2010HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 4 Adopted by Voice Vote
  5/4/2010HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  5/4/2010SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Christine Radogno
  5/4/2010SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Dale E. Risinger
  5/5/2010SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Kyle McCarter
  5/5/2010SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Dale A. Righter
  5/5/2010SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Linda Holmes
  5/5/2010HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 5 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Kevin A. McCarthy
  5/5/2010HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 5 Referred to Rules Committee
  5/5/2010HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 5 Recommends Be Adopted Rules Committee; 003-000-000
  5/5/2010SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Pamela J. Althoff
  5/5/2010HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Camille Y Lilly
  5/5/2010HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Lisa M. Dugan
  5/5/2010HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Randy Ramey, Jr.
  5/5/2010HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Franco Coladipietro
  5/5/2010HouseRecalled to Second Reading - Short Debate
  5/5/2010HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 5 Adopted by Voice Vote
  5/5/2010HouseRemoved from Short Debate Status
  5/5/2010HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Standard Debate
  5/5/2010HouseThird Reading - Standard Debate - Passed 118-000-000
  5/5/2010HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Tabled Pursuant to Rule 40(a)
  5/5/2010HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Monique D. Davis
  5/5/2010HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Kenneth Dunkin
  5/5/2010SenateSecretary's Desk - Concurrence House Amendment(s) 1, 3, 4, 5
  5/5/2010SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of Concurrence House Amendment(s) 1, 3, 4, 5 - May 6, 2010
  5/5/2010SenateHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Filed with Secretary Sen. Michael Bond
  5/5/2010SenateHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Referred to Assignments
  5/5/2010SenateHouse Floor Amendment No. 3 Motion to Concur Filed with Secretary Sen. Michael Bond
  5/5/2010SenateHouse Floor Amendment No. 3 Motion to Concur Referred to Assignments
  5/5/2010SenateHouse Floor Amendment No. 4 Motion to Concur Filed with Secretary Sen. Michael Bond
  5/5/2010SenateHouse Floor Amendment No. 4 Motion to Concur Referred to Assignments
  5/5/2010SenateHouse Floor Amendment No. 5 Motion to Concur Filed with Secretary Sen. Michael Bond
  5/5/2010SenateHouse Floor Amendment No. 5 Motion to Concur Referred to Assignments
  5/5/2010SenateHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Assignments Referred to Executive
  5/5/2010SenateHouse Floor Amendment No. 3 Motion to Concur Assignments Referred to Executive
  5/5/2010SenateHouse Floor Amendment No. 4 Motion to Concur Assignments Referred to Executive
  5/5/2010SenateHouse Floor Amendment No. 5 Motion to Concur Assignments Referred to Executive
  5/6/2010SenateHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Motion To Concur Recommended Do Adopt Executive; 013-000-000
  5/6/2010SenateHouse Floor Amendment No. 3 Motion To Concur Recommended Do Adopt Executive; 013-000-000
  5/6/2010SenateHouse Floor Amendment No. 4 Motion To Concur Recommended Do Adopt Executive; 013-000-000
  5/6/2010SenateHouse Floor Amendment No. 5 Motion To Concur Recommended Do Adopt Executive; 013-000-000
  5/6/2010SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Jacqueline Y. Collins
  5/6/2010SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Mattie Hunter
  5/6/2010SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. John J. Millner
  5/6/2010SenateHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Senate Concurs 059-000-000
  5/6/2010SenateHouse Floor Amendment No. 3 Senate Concurs 059-000-000
  5/6/2010SenateHouse Floor Amendment No. 4 Senate Concurs 059-000-000
  5/6/2010SenateHouse Floor Amendment No. 5 Senate Concurs 059-000-000
  5/6/2010SenatePassed Both Houses
  6/4/2010SenateSent to the Governor
  6/15/2010SenateGovernor Approved
  6/15/2010SenateEffective Date June 15, 2010
  6/15/2010SenatePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 96-0927

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