Bill Status of SB3377  103rd General Assembly

Short Description:  9-1-1 SYSTEMS-DIRECT DISPATCH

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Steve McClure

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  3/15/2024SenateRule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
50 ILCS 750/17.7 new

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Emergency Telephone System Act. Defines "rural 9-1-1 system" as a 9-1-1 system covering less than 190,000 residents. Requires each 9-1-1 System Manager of a 9-1-1 system bordering a rural 9-1-1 system shall continually disclose to the rural 9-1-1 system the contact information for each public safety agency or first responder operating in the 9-1-1 system bordering the rural 9-1-1 system. Provides that a public safety telecommunicator accepting an emergency call in a rural 9-1-1 system shall first attempt to direct dispatch to a public safety agency or first responder nearest to the person in need of emergency assistance. Provides that, if there are no first responders or public safety agencies available to dispatch assistance in the nearest location, then the public safety communicator shall call for the next closest first responder or public safety agency until finding the closest available first responder or public safety agency.

DateChamber Action
  2/7/2024SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Steve McClure
  2/7/2024SenateFirst Reading
  2/7/2024SenateReferred to Assignments
  2/20/2024SenateAssigned to Energy and Public Utilities
  3/15/2024SenateRule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments