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Full Text of HB1811  100th General Assembly

HB1811sam001 100TH GENERAL ASSEMBLY

Sen. Terry Link

Filed: 5/9/2017

 

 


 

 


 
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1
AMENDMENT TO HOUSE BILL 1811

2    AMENDMENT NO. ______. Amend House Bill 1811 by replacing
3everything after the enacting clause with the following:
 
4    "Section 5. The Emergency Telephone System Act is amended
5by changing Section 15.4a as follows:
 
6    (50 ILCS 750/15.4a)
7    (Section scheduled to be repealed on July 1, 2017)
8    Sec. 15.4a. Consolidation.
9    (a) By July 1, 2017, and except as otherwise provided in
10this Section, Emergency Telephone System Boards, Joint
11Emergency Telephone System Boards, qualified governmental
12entities, and PSAPs shall be consolidated as follows, subject
13to subsections (b) and (c) of this Section:
14        (1) In any county with a population of at least 250,000
15    that has a single Emergency Telephone System Board, or
16    qualified governmental entity and more than 2 PSAPs, shall

 

 

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1    reduce the number of PSAPs by at least 50% or to 2 PSAPs,
2    whichever is greater. Nothing in this paragraph shall
3    preclude consolidation resulting in one PSAP in the county.
4        (2) Except as otherwise provided in this paragraph (2),
5    in In any county with a population of at least 250,000 that
6    has more than one Emergency Telephone System Board, Joint
7    Emergency Telephone System Board, or qualified
8    governmental entity, any 9-1-1 Authority serving a
9    population of less than 25,000 shall be consolidated such
10    that no 9-1-1 Authority in the county serves a population
11    of less than 25,000. A 9-1-1 Authority shall not be subject
12    to the consolidation requirements of this paragraph (2) if
13    the 9-1-1 Authority: (1) serves a municipality that employs
14    more than 50 full-time emergency responders; (2) operates a
15    convention center and a sports arena; and (3) is within
16    one-half mile of an airport with more than 800,000 aircraft
17    departures and landings in 2016 under the Federal Aviation
18    Administration's Air Traffic Activity Data System.
19        (3) In any county with a population of at least 250,000
20    but less than 1,000,000 that has more than one Emergency
21    Telephone System Board, Joint Emergency Telephone System
22    Board, or qualified governmental entity, each 9-1-1
23    Authority shall reduce the number of PSAPs by at least 50%
24    or to 2 PSAPs, whichever is greater. Nothing in this
25    paragraph shall preclude consolidation of a 9-1-1
26    Authority into a Joint Emergency Telephone System Board,

 

 

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1    and nothing in this paragraph shall preclude consolidation
2    resulting in one PSAP in the county.
3        (4) In any county with a population of less than
4    250,000 that has a single Emergency Telephone System Board
5    or qualified governmental entity and more than 2 PSAPs, the
6    9-1-1 Authority shall reduce the number of PSAPs by at
7    least 50% or to 2 PSAPs, whichever is greater. Nothing in
8    this paragraph shall preclude consolidation resulting in
9    one PSAP in the county.
10        (5) In any county with a population of less than
11    250,000 that has more than one Emergency Telephone System
12    Board, Joint Emergency Telephone System Board, or
13    qualified governmental entity and more than 2 PSAPS, the
14    9-1-1 Authorities shall be consolidated into a single joint
15    board, and the number of PSAPs shall be reduced by at least
16    50% or to 2 PSAPs, whichever is greater. Nothing in this
17    paragraph shall preclude consolidation resulting in one
18    PSAP in the county.
19        (6) Any 9-1-1 Authority that does not have a PSAP
20    within its jurisdiction shall be consolidated through an
21    intergovernmental agreement with an existing 9-1-1
22    Authority that has a PSAP to create a Joint Emergency
23    Telephone Board.
24        (7) The corporate authorities of each county that has
25    no 9-1-1 service as of January 1, 2016 shall provide
26    enhanced 9-1-1 wireline and wireless enhanced 9-1-1

 

 

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1    service for that county by either (i) entering into an
2    intergovernmental agreement with an existing Emergency
3    Telephone System Board to create a new Joint Emergency
4    Telephone System Board, or (ii) entering into an
5    intergovernmental agreement with the corporate authorities
6    that have created an existing Joint Emergency Telephone
7    System Board.
8    (b) By July 1, 2016, each county required to consolidate
9pursuant to paragraph (7) of subsection (a) of this Section and
10each 9-1-1 Authority required to consolidate pursuant to
11paragraphs (1) through (6) of subsection (a) of this Section
12shall file a plan for consolidation or a request for a waiver
13pursuant to subsection (c) of this Section with the Division of
149-1-1. Within 60 calendar days of receiving a consolidation
15plan, the Statewide 9-1-1 Advisory Board shall hold at least
16one public hearing on the plan and provide a recommendation to
17the Administrator. Notice of the hearing shall be provided to
18the respective entity to which the plan applies. Within 90
19calendar days of receiving a consolidation plan, the
20Administrator shall approve the plan, approve the plan as
21modified, or grant a waiver pursuant to subsection (c) of this
22Section. In making his or her decision, the Administrator shall
23consider any recommendation from the Statewide 9-1-1 Advisory
24Board regarding the plan. If the Administrator does not follow
25the recommendation of the Board, the Administrator shall
26provide a written explanation for the deviation in his or her

 

 

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1decision. The deadlines provided in this subsection may be
2extended upon agreement between the Administrator and entity
3which submitted the plan.
4    (c) A waiver from a consolidation required under subsection
5(a) of this Section may be granted if the Administrator finds
6that the consolidation will result in a substantial threat to
7public safety, is economically unreasonable, or is technically
8infeasible.
9    (d) Any decision of the Administrator under this Section
10shall be deemed a final administrative decision and shall be
11subject to judicial review under the Administrative Review Law.
12(Source: P.A. 99-6, eff. 1-1-16.)
 
13    Section 96. No revival or extension. This Act does not
14revive or extend any Section or Act otherwise repealed.".