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Full Text of SB3173  103rd General Assembly


Sen. Donald P. DeWitte

Filed: 3/12/2024





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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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1This Section applies to leases, licenses, or other agreements
2entered into, amended, or renewed on or after the effective
3date of this amendatory Act of the 103rd General Assembly.".