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 Bill Status of HB5211  97th General Assembly


Short Description:  CHARGES ON PHONE BILLS

House Sponsors
Rep. Kelly Burke - David Harris - Karen May - Patricia R. Bellock, Jehan A. Gordon, John E. Bradley, Keith Farnham, Michelle Mussman, Jerry F. Costello, II, Greg Harris, William Cunningham, Charles W. Krezwick, Elizabeth Hernandez, Eddie Lee Jackson, Sr., Kelly M. Cassidy, Emily McAsey, Thaddeus Jones, Marlow H. Colvin, Mary E. Flowers, Kimberly du Buclet, Monique D. Davis, Daniel J. Burke, Ann Williams, Patrick J. Verschoore, Daniel V. Beiser, Jack D. Franks, Sandy Cole, Camille Y. Lilly, Arthur Turner, Robyn Gabel, Randy Ramey, Jr., Sandra M. Pihos, Daniel Biss, Naomi D. Jakobsson, Maria Antonia Berrios, Sara Feigenholtz, Lou Lang, Jack McGuire, Robert W. Pritchard, Sidney H. Mathias, Linda Chapa LaVia, Michael J. Zalewski, Michael W. Tryon, Jim Sacia, Jim Watson, Pam Roth, William Davis, Brandon W. Phelps, Charles E. Jefferson, Carol A. Sente, Kenneth Dunkin, Ed Sullivan, Jr., Jim Durkin, Esther Golar, Frank J. Mautino, Richard Morthland, Elaine Nekritz, Karen A. Yarbrough, Fred Crespo, Franco Coladipietro, Michael Unes, Michael G. Connelly and Kay Hatcher

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. David Koehler - Jacqueline Y. Collins - Linda Holmes - Michael Noland, Dale A. Righter, Kimberly A. Lightford, John G. Mulroe, Ira I. Silverstein, Terry Link, Martin A. Sandoval, Edward D. Maloney and Antonio Muņoz)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  7/18/2012HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 97-0822

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
815 ILCS 505/2HHH


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Consumer Fraud and Deceptive Business Practices Act concerning product and services charges billed on telephone bills. Provides that a third-party vendor shall not bill a consumer for goods or services that will appear as a charge on a consumer's telephone bill. Effective immediately.

House Floor Amendment No. 1
Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Reinserts the bill as introduced but exempts from the scope of the prohibition (1) services or goods provided by a telecommunications carrier subject to the provisions of Section 13-903 of the Public Utilities Act, (2) services or goods sold by any affiliate of the telecommunications carrier issuing the bill to the consumer, (3) services or goods sold by any third-party vendor having certain contracts with the telecommunications carrier issuing the bill to the consumer, (4) certain wireless services, (5) certain message telecommunications services, and (6) contributions to any charitable organization subject to Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. Effective January 1, 2013.

Senate Committee Amendment No. 1
Replaces everything after the enacting clause with provisions identical to House Amendment No. 1, but includes a provision excluding from the scope of the bill message telecommunications services that are initiated by calls subject to the Pay-Per-Call Services Consumer Protection Act. Effective January 1, 2013.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/8/2012HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Kelly Burke
  2/8/2012HouseFirst Reading
  2/8/2012HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/15/2012HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jehan A. Gordon
  2/15/2012HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. John E. Bradley
  2/15/2012HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Keith Farnham
  2/15/2012HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Michelle Mussman
  2/15/2012HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jerry F. Costello, II
  2/17/2012HouseAssigned to Consumer Protection Committee
  2/21/2012HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Greg Harris
  2/21/2012HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. William Cunningham
  2/21/2012HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Charles W. Krezwick
  2/23/2012HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Elizabeth Hernandez
  2/23/2012HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Eddie Lee Jackson, Sr.
  2/28/2012HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Kelly M. Cassidy
  2/28/2012HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Consumer Protection Committee; 021-000-000
  2/29/2012HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  3/1/2012HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Kelly Burke
  3/1/2012HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  3/1/2012HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Emily McAsey
  3/1/2012HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Thaddeus Jones
  3/1/2012HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Marlow H. Colvin
  3/1/2012HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Mary E. Flowers
  3/1/2012HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Kimberly du Buclet
  3/1/2012HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Monique D. Davis
  3/1/2012HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Daniel J. Burke
  3/1/2012HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Ann Williams
  3/5/2012HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Consumer Protection Committee
  3/6/2012HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Karen May
  3/6/2012HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Patrick J. Verschoore
  3/6/2012HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Daniel V. Beiser
  3/6/2012HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jack D. Franks
  3/6/2012HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Recommends Be Adopted Consumer Protection Committee; 021-000-000
  3/7/2012HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Sandy Cole
  3/7/2012HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Camille Y. Lilly
  3/7/2012HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Arthur Turner
  3/7/2012HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. David Harris
  3/7/2012HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Robyn Gabel
  3/7/2012HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Randy Ramey, Jr.
  3/7/2012HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Sandra M. Pihos
  3/7/2012HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Daniel Biss
  3/7/2012HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Naomi D. Jakobsson
  3/7/2012HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Maria Antonia Berrios
  3/8/2012HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Sara Feigenholtz
  3/8/2012HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Lou Lang
  3/8/2012HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jack McGuire
  3/8/2012HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Robert W. Pritchard
  3/8/2012HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Sidney H. Mathias
  3/8/2012HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Linda Chapa LaVia
  3/8/2012HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Michael J. Zalewski
  3/8/2012HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Michael W. Tryon
  3/8/2012HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jim Sacia
  3/8/2012HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jim Watson
  3/8/2012HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Pam Roth
  3/8/2012HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. William Davis
  3/8/2012HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Brandon W. Phelps
  3/8/2012HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Charles E. Jefferson
  3/8/2012HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Carol A. Sente
  3/8/2012HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Kenneth Dunkin
  3/8/2012HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Ed Sullivan, Jr.
  3/8/2012HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jim Durkin
  3/8/2012HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Esther Golar
  3/8/2012HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Frank J. Mautino
  3/8/2012HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Richard Morthland
  3/8/2012HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Elaine Nekritz
  3/9/2012HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  3/9/2012HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Adopted by Voice Vote
  3/9/2012HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  3/9/2012HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Karen A. Yarbrough
  3/13/2012HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Fred Crespo
  3/14/2012HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Franco Coladipietro
  3/21/2012HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 105-000-000
  3/21/2012HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Michael Unes
  3/21/2012HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Patricia R. Bellock
  3/21/2012HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Michael G. Connelly
  3/21/2012HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Kay Hatcher
  3/21/2012SenateArrive in Senate
  3/21/2012SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading March 22, 2012
  3/21/2012SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. David Koehler
  3/21/2012SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Jacqueline Y. Collins
  3/22/2012SenateFirst Reading
  3/22/2012SenateReferred to Assignments
  3/23/2012SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Linda Holmes
  3/26/2012SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Michael Noland
  3/27/2012SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Dale A. Righter
  3/28/2012SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Kimberly A. Lightford
  3/28/2012SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. John G. Mulroe
  3/28/2012SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Ira I. Silverstein
  3/28/2012SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Terry Link
  3/29/2012SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Martin A. Sandoval
  3/29/2012SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Edward D. Maloney
  3/30/2012SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Antonio Muņoz
  4/11/2012SenateAssigned to Commerce
  4/17/2012SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. David Koehler
  4/17/2012SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Assignments
  4/17/2012SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Assignments Refers to Commerce
  4/18/2012SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted
  4/18/2012SenateDo Pass as Amended Commerce; 007-000-000
  4/18/2012SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading April 19, 2012
  5/2/2012SenateSecond Reading
  5/2/2012SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 3, 2012
  5/22/2012SenateThird Reading - Passed; 054-000-000
  5/22/2012HouseArrived in House
  5/22/2012HousePlaced on Calendar Order of Concurrence Senate Amendment(s) 1
  5/22/2012HouseSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Motion Filed Concur Rep. Kelly Burke
  5/22/2012HouseSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Referred to Rules Committee
  5/28/2012HouseSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Rules Referred to Consumer Protection Committee
  5/28/2012HouseSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Recommends Be Adopted Consumer Protection Committee; 015-000-000
  5/30/2012HouseSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 House Concurs 116-000-000
  5/30/2012HousePassed Both Houses
  6/28/2012HouseSent to the Governor
  7/18/2012HouseGovernor Approved
  7/18/2012HouseEffective Date January 1, 2013
  7/18/2012HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 97-0822

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