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 Bill Status of SB2895  103rd General Assembly


Senate Sponsors
Sen. Terry Link and Suzi Schmidt

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/8/2013SenateSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
55 ILCS 5/5-12001.1

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Counties Code. Authorizes the county board or board of county commissioners of any county to regulate the placement, construction, and modification of the facilities of a telecommunications carrier as provided in the federal Telecommunications Act of 1996. In provisions concerning the design of a facility, provides that a telecommunications carrier or AM broadcast station shall abide by (now, consider) the specified guidelines. Removes provisions concerning the placement of a facility, review of permits, improvements and equipment, public hearings, and decisions regarding a facility. Further provides that a permit applicant shall provide performance and restoration assurances for facility removal and site restoration in the event of permanent cessation of use or abandonment. Sets rules concerning the assurances. Makes other changes. Effective immediately.

Senate Committee Amendment No. 1
Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Counties Code. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the regulation of certain specified facilities of telecommunications carriers and AM broadcast towers and facilities.

DateChamber Action
  2/1/2012SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Terry Link
  2/1/2012SenateFirst Reading
  2/1/2012SenateReferred to Assignments
  2/7/2012SenateAssigned to Local Government
  2/23/2012SenatePostponed - Local Government
  2/29/2012SenatePostponed - Local Government
  3/1/2012SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Terry Link
  3/1/2012SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Assignments
  3/6/2012SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Assignments Refers to Local Government
  3/6/2012SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Suzi Schmidt
  3/7/2012SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted
  3/7/2012SenateDo Pass as Amended Local Government; 009-000-000
  3/7/2012SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading March 8, 2012
  3/26/2012SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Terry Link
  3/26/2012SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Referred to Assignments
  3/27/2012SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Assignments Refers to Local Government
  3/27/2012SenateSecond Reading
  3/27/2012SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading March 28, 2012
  3/28/2012SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Postponed - Local Government
  3/30/2012SenateRule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As April 26, 2012
  5/2/2012SenateRe-referred to Assignments
  5/2/2012SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Re-referred to Assignments
  1/8/2013SenateSession Sine Die

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