(50 ILCS 750/15.5)
(Section scheduled to be repealed on December 31, 2020)
Private residential switch service 9-1-1
(a) After June 30, 1995, an entity that provides or operates private
residential switch service and provides telecommunications facilities or
services to residents shall provide to those residential end users the same
level of 9-1-1 service as the public agency and the telecommunications carrier
are providing to other residential end users of the local 9-1-1 system. This
service shall include, but not be limited to, the capability to identify the
telephone number, extension number, and the physical location that is the
of the call to the number designated as the emergency telephone number.
(b) The private residential switch operator is responsible for forwarding
end user automatic location identification record information to the 9-1-1
provider according to the format, frequency, and procedures established by that
(c) This Act does not apply to any PBX telephone extension that uses radio
transmissions to convey electrical signals directly between the telephone
extension and the serving PBX.
(d) An entity that violates this Section is guilty of a business
and shall be fined not less than $1,000 and not more than $5,000.
(e) Nothing in this Section shall be
construed to preclude the Attorney General on behalf of the Department or on
his or her own initiative, or any other interested person, from seeking
judicial relief, by mandamus, injunction, or otherwise, to compel compliance
with this Section.
(Source: P.A. 99-6, eff. 1-1-16; 100-20, eff. 7-1-17.)