TITLE 83: PUBLIC UTILITIES
CHAPTER I: ILLINOIS COMMERCE COMMISSION
SUBCHAPTER f: TELEPHONE UTILITIES
PART 757 TELEPHONE ASSISTANCE PROGRAMS
SECTION 757.205 UTSAP FUNDING
Section 757.205 UTSAP Funding
a) All funding for UTSAP will be by voluntary contributions.
b) Customers wishing to participate in the funding of UTSAP may do so by electing to contribute, on a monthly basis, a fixed amount to be included by the LEC on the customer's monthly bill. This contribution shall not reduce the customer's total amount due for telephone services or other charges appearing on the bill.
c) Residential customers may elect to contribute either $.50, $1.00, $2.00 or $5.00 per month. Business customers may elect to contribute $1.00, $5.00, $10.00 or $25.00 per month. Contributions will be collected on a recurring basis each month from the customer's bill remittance and will be reported and transferred to the UTSAP Administrator as specified in Section 757.210(d).
d) Customers may elect to discontinue or change the amount of the monthly contribution on their bill at any time upon providing at least 30 days notice to the LEC.
e) LECs shall provide customers the ability and the opportunity to make the elections referred to in subsections (b), (c) and (d) above on the bill inserts required by Section 757.220(a).
f) Failure by the customer in any month to remit the entire billed amount shall reduce the UTSAP contribution accordingly.
g) One time or periodic contributions in excess of those amounts shown in subsection (d) above shall be made directly to the UTSAP Administrator.
h) There are no other funding requirements on any party or individual for UTSAP above and beyond those shown in this Section.
(Source: Amended at 22 Ill. Reg. 8810, effective May 9, 1998)