90th General Assembly
Summary of HB0617
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Short description: 
EMERGNCY COMMUNCTNS-WIRELESS                                               

Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
        Amends the Civil  Administrative  Code  of  Illinois,  the  State      
   Finance  Act,  and the Emergency Telephone System Act.  Authorizes the      
   Department of State Police to  operate  an  emergency  wireless  phone      
   network  and  creates  the  necessary  fund  in  the  State  treasury.      
   Establishes  the  number  "9-1-1"  as  the primary emergency telephone      
   number when calling for emergency services from  a  wireless  service.      
   Authorizes  the  Illinois  Commerce Commission to promulgate rules for      
   the connection of emergency calls from a wireless service to a  public      
   safety answering point.  Establishes a Wireless Service 9-1-1 Advisory      
   Rules  Committee.   Authorizes  the Department of State Police to make      
   grants to certain  emergency  telephone  system  boards  that  provide      
   emergency  wireless  services.    Imposes  a  surcharge  on  bills  to      
   subscribers  of  wireless  services.   Makes other changes.  Effective      
Last action on Bill: SESSION SINE DIE

   Last action date: 99-01-12

           Location: House

 Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE -   0     SENATE -   0


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