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 Bill Status of SB1345  93rd General Assembly


Senate Sponsors
Sen. Dan Cronin and Wendell E. Jones

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  3/20/2003SenateTabled By Sponsor Sen. Dan Cronin

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
65 ILCS 5/11-42-11from Ch. 24, par. 11-42-11

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Illinois Municipal Code. Provides that if any community antenna television franchise agreement or ordinance requires a franchisee to set aside or otherwise provide channel capacity for public, educational, or government programming, then the franchise agreement or ordinance shall be subject to all applicable federal laws relating to the provision of this programming. Provides that beyond the franchise fees otherwise payable, the community antenna television franchisee shall not be required to pay or reimburse the franchising authority or any other party for the costs or expenses incurred in providing this programming, regardless of whether the channel capacity for public, educational, or governmental programming is required by the franchising authority or is provided voluntarily by the franchisee. Provides that any operating costs paid by the franchisee in connection with the provision of public, educational, or government programming shall be deductible from the franchise fees otherwise payable.

DateChamber Action
  2/20/2003SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Dan Cronin
  2/20/2003SenateFirst Reading
  2/20/2003SenateReferred to Rules
  2/27/2003SenateAssigned to Local Government
  3/11/2003SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Wendell E. Jones
  3/12/2003SenateDo Pass Local Government; 009-000-000
  3/12/2003SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading March 13, 2003
  3/20/2003SenateTabled By Sponsor Sen. Dan Cronin

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