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 Bill Status of HB3503  100th General Assembly


Short Description:  CABLE EQUIP RENTAL OPTION

House Sponsors
Rep. Theresa Mah - David A. Welter, Sam Yingling, William Davis, Marcus C. Evans, Jr., Jaime M. Andrade, Jr., Michael Halpin, Rita Mayfield, Elaine Nekritz, Deb Conroy, Michelle Mussman and David Harris

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  4/26/2017HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Lost 039-068-004

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
220 ILCS 5/22-501


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Cable and Video Customer Protection Article of the Public Utilities Act. Provides that upon the customer's election, a cable or video provider that rents internet modems to a customer shall cease imposing rental charges after the customer has paid to the provider an amount equal to the cost of the modem provided.

House Committee Amendment No. 1
Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Public Utilities Act. Provides that cable or video providers shall cease charging customers for modems and routers, whether rented together or separately, when the customer has paid to the provider the wholesale cost of the modem or router, or modem and router if rented together, plus a reasonable mark-up not to exceed 5% of the modem, router, or modem and router wholesale cost to the provider. Provides that the cable and video provider shall provide notice regarding the discontinuance of rental charges to the customer in each billing statement. Provides that the notice shall include a disclosure of rights and responsibilities relating to the maintenance of modems and routers.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/10/2017HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Theresa Mah
  2/10/2017HouseFirst Reading
  2/10/2017HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/22/2017HouseAssigned to Consumer Protection Committee
  2/27/2017HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Sam Yingling
  2/27/2017HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. William Davis
  2/27/2017HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Marcus C. Evans, Jr.
  2/27/2017HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jaime M. Andrade, Jr.
  2/27/2017HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Michael Halpin
  2/27/2017HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Rita Mayfield
  2/27/2017HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Elaine Nekritz
  3/9/2017HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Deb Conroy
  3/9/2017HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Michelle Mussman
  3/24/2017HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Theresa Mah
  3/24/2017HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  3/27/2017HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Consumer Protection Committee
  3/28/2017HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted in Consumer Protection Committee; by Voice Vote
  3/28/2017HouseDo Pass as Amended / Short Debate Consumer Protection Committee; 003-002-000
  3/29/2017HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  4/4/2017HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  4/4/2017HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  4/6/2017HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. David Harris
  4/7/2017HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. David A. Welter
  4/7/2017HouseRemoved Co-Sponsor Rep. David A. Welter
  4/26/2017HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. David A. Welter
  4/26/2017HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Lost 039-068-004

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