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Full Text of SB3173  103rd General Assembly


Rep. Anna Moeller

Filed: 5/1/2024





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2    AMENDMENT NO. ______. Amend Senate Bill 3173 by replacing
3everything after the enacting clause with the following:
4    "Section 5. The Counties Code is amended by adding Section
55-1189 as follows:
6    (55 ILCS 5/5-1189 new)
7    Sec. 5-1189. Access to and use of county infrastructure
8for broadband. A county may lease, license, or otherwise grant
9access to and use of infrastructure, including fiber optic
10cables, that the county owns or controls to public or private
11entities to facilitate the delivery of broadband services on
12the condition that the lease, license, access, or use: (1) be
13granted on a nondiscriminatory, nonexclusive, and
14competitively neutral basis; and (2) comply with all other
15State and federal laws, rules, and regulations, including, but
16not limited to, all applicable safety codes and requirements.



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1However, nothing in this Section shall be construed to
2authorize a county to lease, license, or otherwise grant
3access to or use of infrastructure that the county does not own
4or control to public or private entities to facilitate the
5delivery of broadband services. This Section applies to
6leases, licenses, or other agreements entered into, amended,
7or renewed on or after the effective date of this amendatory
8Act of the 103rd General Assembly.".