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 Bill Status of HB0236  93rd General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Jack D. Franks - Mary E. Flowers - Kathleen A. Ryg - Eddie Washington - John J. Millner, Jack McGuire, Sandra M. Pihos, Charles E. Jefferson and William Davis

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. Terry Link - M. Maggie Crotty - Jacqueline Y. Collins - Susan Garrett)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  7/2/2003HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 93-0082

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
220 ILCS 5/13-501.5 new

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Telecommunications Article of the Public Utilities Act. Provides that telecommunications carriers that provide directory assistance service shall provide that service to their legally blind customers at no charge. Effective immediately.

House Committee Amendment No. 1
Further amends the Public Utilities Act. Provides that the directory assistance at no charge for legally blind customers shall be limited to telephone numbers of customers located within the same calling area.

DateChamber Action
  1/23/2003HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Jack D. Franks
  1/23/2003HouseFirst Reading
  1/23/2003HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  1/29/2003HouseAssigned to Consumer Protection Committee
  2/5/2003HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Mary E. Flowers
  2/5/2003HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Kathleen A. Ryg
  2/19/2003HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Eddie Washington
  2/20/2003HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Consumer Protection Committee
  2/20/2003HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted in Consumer Protection Committee; by Voice Vote
  2/20/2003HouseDo Pass as Amended / Short Debate Consumer Protection Committee; 010-000-000
  2/20/2003HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  2/21/2003HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  2/21/2003HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  2/26/2003HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 118-000-000
  2/26/2003HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. John J. Millner
  2/26/2003HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jack McGuire
  2/26/2003HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Sandra M. Pihos
  2/26/2003SenateArrive in Senate
  2/26/2003SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading February 27, 2003
  2/28/2003HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Charles E. Jefferson
  3/4/2003HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. William Davis
  3/18/2003SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. M. Maggie Crotty
  3/19/2003SenateFirst Reading
  3/19/2003SenateReferred to Rules
  3/19/2003SenateAlternate Chief Sponsor Changed to Sen. Terry Link
  3/19/2003SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. M. Maggie Crotty
  4/3/2003SenateAssigned to Environment & Energy
  4/15/2003SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Jacqueline Y. Collins
  4/16/2003SenateDo Pass Environment & Energy; 010-000-000
  4/16/2003SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading April 29, 2003
  5/6/2003SenateSecond Reading
  5/6/2003SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 7, 2003
  5/7/2003SenateThird Reading - Passed; 056-000-000
  5/7/2003HousePassed Both Houses
  5/16/2003SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Susan Garrett
  6/5/2003HouseSent to the Governor
  7/2/2003HouseGovernor Approved
  7/2/2003HouseEffective Date July 2, 2003
  7/2/2003HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 93-0082

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