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220 ILCS 5/13-215

    (220 ILCS 5/13-215) (from Ch. 111 2/3, par. 13-215)
    (Section scheduled to be repealed on December 31, 2020)
    Sec. 13-215. (a) "Essential telephones" means all coin operated telephones in any public or semi-public location, telephones provided for emergency use, a reasonable percentage of telephones in hotels, motels, hospitals and nursing homes and a reasonable percentage of credit card operated telephones in any group of such telephones.
    (b) "Emergency use telephones" includes all telephones intended primarily to save persons from bodily injury, theft or life threatening situations. This definition includes, but is not limited to telephones in elevators, on highways and telephones to alert police, a fire department or other emergency service providers.
(Source: P.A. 100-20, eff. 7-1-17.)