(20 ILCS 661/25)
Scope of authority.
Nothing in this Act shall be construed as giving the Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity, the nonprofit organization, or other entities any additional authority, regulatory or otherwise, over providers of telecommunications, broadband, and information technology. However, the Department shall have the authority to require Facilities-based Providers of Broadband Connections to End User Locations to provide information pursuant to subsection (c) of Section 20. Upon request, any and all information collected pursuant to subsection (c) of Section 20 that is provided to the enlisted nonprofit organization shall be provided to the Department, provided the Department enters into the proprietary and confidentiality agreements governing such information.
(Source: P.A. 95-684, eff. 10-19-07; 96-927, eff. 6-15-10.)