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LOCAL GOVERNMENT
(50 ILCS 750/) Emergency Telephone System Act.

50 ILCS 750/0.01

    (50 ILCS 750/0.01) (from Ch. 134, par. 30.01)
    Sec. 0.01. This Act shall be known and may be cited as the "Emergency Telephone System Act".
(Source: P.A. 85-978.)

50 ILCS 750/1

    (50 ILCS 750/1) (from Ch. 134, par. 31)
    Sec. 1. The General Assembly finds and declares that it is in the public interest to shorten the time required for a citizen to request and receive emergency aid. There currently exist thousands of different emergency phone numbers throughout the state, and present telephone exchange boundaries and central office service areas do not necessarily correspond to public safety and political boundaries. Provision of a single, primary three-digit emergency number through which emergency services can be quickly and efficiently obtained would provide a significant contribution to law enforcement and other public service efforts by making it less difficult to quickly notify public safety personnel. Such a simplified means of procuring emergency services will result in the saving of life, a reduction in the destruction of property, quicker apprehension of criminals, and ultimately the saving of money. The General Assembly further finds and declares that the establishment of a uniform, statewide emergency number is a matter of statewide concern and interest to all inhabitants and citizens of this State. It is the purpose of this Act to establish the number "9-1-1" as the primary emergency telephone number for use in this State and to encourage units of local government and combinations of such units to develop and improve emergency communication procedures and facilities in such a manner as to be able to quickly respond to any person calling the telephone number "9-1-1" seeking police, fire, medical, rescue, and other emergency services.
(Source: P.A. 85-978.)

50 ILCS 750/2

    (50 ILCS 750/2) (from Ch. 134, par. 32)
    Sec. 2. As used in this Act, the terms defined in Sections following this Section and preceding Section 3 have the meanings ascribed to them in those Sections.
(Source: P.A. 88-497.)

50 ILCS 750/2.01

    (50 ILCS 750/2.01) (from Ch. 134, par. 32.01)
    Sec. 2.01. "Public agency" means the State, and any unit of local government or special purpose district located in whole or in part within this State which provides or has authority to provide firefighting, police, ambulance, medical, or other emergency services.
(Source: P.A. 79-1092.)

50 ILCS 750/2.02

    (50 ILCS 750/2.02) (from Ch. 134, par. 32.02)
    Sec. 2.02. "Public safety agency" means a functional division of a public agency which provides firefighting, police, medical, or other emergency services.
(Source: P.A. 79-1092.)

50 ILCS 750/2.03

    (50 ILCS 750/2.03) (from Ch. 134, par. 32.03)
    Sec. 2.03. "Direct dispatch method" means a telephone service providing for the dispatch of an appropriate emergency service unit upon receipt of a telephone request for such services and a decision as to the proper action to be taken.
(Source: P.A. 79-1092.)

50 ILCS 750/2.04

    (50 ILCS 750/2.04) (from Ch. 134, par. 32.04)
    Sec. 2.04. "Relay method" means a telephone service whereby pertinent information is noted by the recipient of a telephone request for emergency services, and is relayed to appropriate public safety agencies or other providers of emergency services for dispatch of an emergency service unit.
(Source: P.A. 79-1092.)

50 ILCS 750/2.05

    (50 ILCS 750/2.05) (from Ch. 134, par. 32.05)
    Sec. 2.05. "Transfer method" means a telephone service which receives telephone requests for emergency services and directly transfers such requests to an appropriate public safety agency or other provider of emergency services.
(Source: P.A. 79-1092.)

50 ILCS 750/2.06

    (50 ILCS 750/2.06) (from Ch. 134, par. 32.06)
    Sec. 2.06. "Referral method" means a telephone service which, upon the receipt of a telephone request for emergency services, provides the requesting party with the telephone number of the appropriate public safety agency or other provider of emergency services.
(Source: P.A. 79-1092.)

50 ILCS 750/2.06a

    (50 ILCS 750/2.06a) (from Ch. 134, par. 32.06a)
    Sec. 2.06a. System. "System" means the communications equipment required to produce a response by the appropriate emergency public safety agency as a result of an emergency call being placed to 9-1-1.
(Source: P.A. 87-1244; 88-604, eff. 9-1-94.)

50 ILCS 750/2.07

    (50 ILCS 750/2.07) (from Ch. 134, par. 32.07)
    Sec. 2.07. "Basic system" means a telephone service which automatically connects a person dialing the digits "911" to an established public safety answering point through normal telephone service facilities.
(Source: P.A. 79-1092.)

50 ILCS 750/2.08

    (50 ILCS 750/2.08) (from Ch. 134, par. 32.08)
    Sec. 2.08. "Sophisticated system" means a basic system with the additional capability of automatic identification of the caller's number, holding the incoming call, reconnection on the same telephone line, clearing a telephone line, or automatic call routing or any other capability or features then available or combinations of such capabilities.
(Source: P.A. 85-978.)

50 ILCS 750/2.09

    (50 ILCS 750/2.09) (from Ch. 134, par. 32.09)
    Sec. 2.09. "Commission" means the Illinois Commerce Commission.
(Source: P.A. 79-1092.)

50 ILCS 750/2.10

    (50 ILCS 750/2.10) (from Ch. 134, par. 32.10)
    Sec. 2.10. "Implementation date" means the effective date of a public act, other than this amendatory Act of 1987, providing all local public agencies affected by this Act with a specific source or sources of revenue for payment of the total costs of establishing or upgrading, operating and maintaining the emergency telephone systems required by this Act.
(Source: P.A. 85-978.)

50 ILCS 750/2.11

    (50 ILCS 750/2.11) (from Ch. 134, par. 32.11)
    Sec. 2.11. "Board" means an Emergency Telephone System Board or a Joint Emergency Telephone System Board created pursuant to Section 15.4.
(Source: P.A. 85-978.)

50 ILCS 750/2.12

    (50 ILCS 750/2.12) (from Ch. 134, par. 32.12)
    Sec. 2.12. (a) For the purposes of this Act, "network connections" means the number of voice grade communications channels directly between a subscriber and a telecommunications carrier's public switched network, without the intervention of any other telecommunications carrier's switched network, which would be required to carry the subscriber's inter-premises traffic and which connection either (1) is capable of providing access through the public switched network to a 9-1-1 Emergency Telephone System if one exists, or, (2) if no system exists at the time a surcharge is imposed under Section 15.3 which would be capable of providing access through the public switched network to the local 9-1-1 Emergency Telephone System if one existed.
    (b) For the purposes of this Act, no telecommunications carrier providing facilities-based local exchange telecommunications service prior to January 1, 1986 shall be required to offer or provide sophisticated 9-1-1 system features such as selective call routing in any area where that carrier's local switching facility does not have the capability to do so.
    (c) For the purposes of this Act, "telecommunication carrier" does not include a cellular or other mobile communication carrier.
    (d) Where multiple voice grade communication channels are connected to a telecommunication carrier's public switched network through a private branch exchange service (PBX), there shall be determined to be one network connection for each trunk line capable of transporting either the subscriber's inter-premises traffic to the public switched network or the subscriber's 9-1-1 calls to the public agency. Where multiple voice grade communication channels are connected to a telecommunication carrier's public switched network through centrex type service, the number of network connections shall be equal to the number of PBX trunk equivalents for the subscriber's service, as determined by reference to any generally applicable exchange access service tariff filed by the subscriber's telecommunications carrier with the Commission. This subsection is not intended to make any change in the meaning of this Section, but is intended to remove possible ambiguity, thereby confirming the intent of paragraph (a) as it existed prior to and following the effective date of this amendatory Act of 2002.
(Source: P.A. 92-557, eff. 1-1-03.)

50 ILCS 750/2.13

    (50 ILCS 750/2.13) (from Ch. 134, par. 32.13)
    Sec. 2.13. "Transmitting messages" shall have the meaning ascribed to the term in Section 8-11-2 of the Illinois Municipal Code.
(Source: P.A. 85-978.)

50 ILCS 750/2.14

    (50 ILCS 750/2.14)
    Sec. 2.14. Automatic alarm; automatic alerting device. "Automatic alarm" and "automatic alerting device" mean any device that will access the 9-1-1 system for emergency services upon activation.
(Source: P.A. 88-497.)

50 ILCS 750/2.15

    (50 ILCS 750/2.15)
    Sec. 2.15. Mechanical dialer. "Mechanical dialer" means any device that either manually or remotely triggers a dialing device to access the 9-1-1 system.
(Source: P.A. 88-497.)

50 ILCS 750/2.16

    (50 ILCS 750/2.16)
    Sec. 2.16. Private business switch service. "Private business switch service" means a telecommunications service including centrex type service and private branch exchange service (PBX), even though key telephone systems or equivalent telephone systems registered with the FCC under 47 C.F.R. Part 68 are directly connected to centrex type and PBX systems providing 9-1-1 services equipped for switched local network connections or 9-1-1 system access to business end users through a private telephone switch. The term "private business switch service" does not include key telephone systems or equivalent telephone systems registered with the FCC under 47 C.F.R. Part 68 when not used in conjunction with centrex type and PBX systems. "Private business switch service" typically includes, but is not limited to, private businesses, corporations, and industries where the telecommunications service is primarily for conducting business.
(Source: P.A. 88-604, eff. 9-1-94; 89-497, eff. 6-27-96.)

50 ILCS 750/2.17

    (50 ILCS 750/2.17)
    Sec. 2.17. Private residential switch service. "Private residential switch service" means a telecommunications service including centrex type service and private branch exchange service (PBX), even though key telephone systems or equivalent telephone systems registered with the FCC under 47 C.F.R. Part 68 are directly connected to centrex type and PBX systems providing 9-1-1 services equipped for switched local network connections or 9-1-1 system access to residential end users through a private telephone switch. The term "private residential switch service" does not include key telephone systems or equivalent telephone systems registered with the FCC under 47 C.F.R. Part 68 when not used in conjunction with centrex type and PBX systems. "Private residential switch service" typically includes, but is not limited to apartment complexes, condominiums, and campus or university environments where shared tenant service is provided and where the usage of the telecommunications service is primarily residential.
(Source: P.A. 88-604, eff. 9-1-94; 89-497, eff. 6-27-96.)

50 ILCS 750/2.18

    (50 ILCS 750/2.18)
    Sec. 2.18. System provider. "System provider" means the contracted entity providing 9-1-1 network and database services.
(Source: P.A. 88-604, eff. 9-1-94.)

50 ILCS 750/2.19

    (50 ILCS 750/2.19)
    Sec. 2.19. 9-1-1 system. "9-1-1 system" means the geographic area that has been granted an order of authority by the Commission to use "9-1-1" as the primary emergency telephone number.
(Source: P.A. 88-604, eff. 9-1-94.)

50 ILCS 750/2.20

    (50 ILCS 750/2.20)
    Sec. 2.20. Private branch exchange. "Private branch exchange" or "PBX" means a private telephone system and associated equipment located on the user's property that provides communications between internal stations and external networks.
(Source: P.A. 92-290, eff. 8-9-01.)

50 ILCS 750/2.21

    (50 ILCS 750/2.21)
    Sec. 2.21. Next generation 9-1-1 (NG9-1-1). "Next generation 9-1-1" or "(NG9-1-1)" means, for the purposes of a Regional Pilot Project, a system comprised of managed Internet Protocol-based networks and elements that augment or replace present day 9-1-1 features and functions and add new capabilities, which may enable the public to transmit text, images, video, or data, or a combination thereof, to the 9-1-1 system.
(Source: P.A. 96-1443, eff. 8-20-10.)

50 ILCS 750/2.22

    (50 ILCS 750/2.22)
    Sec. 2.22. Regional Pilot Project. "Regional Pilot Project" means an experimental program designed to test the efficacy of next generation 9-1-1 (NG9-1-1) within a region that includes not less than 15 counties and not more than 19 counties with an aggregate population no greater than 500,000. Any Regional Pilot Project must be approved by the Commission and provide for an initial testing phase designed to demonstrate the ability of the technology to provide access to emergency services from new and existing sources with no reduction in existing service quality, reliability, or safety.
(Source: P.A. 96-1443, eff. 8-20-10.)

50 ILCS 750/2.23

    (50 ILCS 750/2.23)
    Sec. 2.23. Qualified governmental entity. "Qualified governmental entity" means a unit of local government authorized to provide 9-1-1 services pursuant to the Emergency Telephone System Act where no emergency telephone system board exists.
(Source: P.A. 96-1443, eff. 8-20-10.)

50 ILCS 750/2.24

    (50 ILCS 750/2.24)
    Sec. 2.24. Advanced service. "Advanced service" means any telecommunications service with dynamic bandwidth allocation, including but not limited to ISDN Primary Rate Interface (PRI), that, through the use of a DS-1, T-1, or similar un-channelized or multi-channel transmission facility, is capable of transporting either the subscriber's inter-premises voice telecommunications services to the public switched network or the subscriber's 9-1-1 calls to the public agency. As used in this Section, "dynamic bandwidth allocation" means the ability of the facility or customer to drop and add channels, or adjust bandwidth, when needed in real time for voice or data purposes. As used in this Section, "DS-1, T-1, or similar un-channelized or multi-channel transmission facility" means a facility that can transmit and receive a bit rate of at least 1.544 megabits per second (Mbps).
(Source: P.A. 97-463, eff. 8-19-11.)

50 ILCS 750/2.25

    (50 ILCS 750/2.25)
    Sec. 2.25. Regular service. "Regular service" means any telecommunications service, other than advanced service, that is capable of transporting either the subscriber's inter-premises voice telecommunications services to the public switched network or the subscriber's 9-1-1 calls to the public agency.
(Source: P.A. 97-463, eff. 8-19-11.)

50 ILCS 750/2.26

    (50 ILCS 750/2.26)
    Sec. 2.26. Trunk line. "Trunk line" means a transmission path, or group of transmission paths, connecting a subscriber's Private Branch Exchange ("P.B.X.") to a telecommunications carrier's public switched network. In the case of regular service, each voice grade communications channel or equivalent amount of bandwidth capable of transporting either the subscriber's inter-premises voice telecommunications services to the public switched network or the subscriber's 9-1-1 calls to the public agency shall be considered a trunk line, even if it is bundled with other channels or additional bandwidth. In the case of advanced service, each DS-1, T-1, or similar un-channelized or multi-channel transmission facility that is capable of transporting either the subscriber's inter-premises voice telecommunications services to the public switched network or the subscriber's 9-1-1 calls to the public agency shall be considered a single trunk line, even if it contains multiple voice grade communications channels or otherwise supports 2 or more voice grade calls ("VGC") at a time; provided, however, that each additional 1.544 Mbps of transmission capacity that is capable of transporting either the subscriber's inter-premises voice telecommunications services to the public switched network or the subscriber's 9-1-1 calls to the public agency shall be considered an additional trunk line.
(Source: P.A. 97-463, eff. 8-19-11.)

50 ILCS 750/2.27

    (50 ILCS 750/2.27)
    Sec. 2.27. Computer aided dispatch. "Computer aided dispatch" or "CAD" means a database maintained by the public safety agency or public safety answering point used in conjunction with 9-1-1 caller data.
(Source: P.A. 97-1018, eff. 8-17-12.)

50 ILCS 750/2.28

    (50 ILCS 750/2.28)
    Sec. 2.28. Hosted supplemental 9-1-1 service.
    "Hosted supplemental 9-1-1 service" means a database service that electronically provides information to 9-1-1 call takers when a call is placed to 9-1-1. The database service shall allow telephone subscribers to provide information to 9-1-1 to be used in emergency scenarios. The database service:
        (1) shall collect a variety of formatted data
    
relevant to 9-1-1 and first responder needs. This information may include, but is not limited to, photographs of the telephone subscribers, physical descriptions, medical information, household data, and emergency contacts.
        (2) shall allow for information to be entered by
    
telephone subscribers via a secure website where they can elect to provide as little or as much information as they choose.
        (3) shall automatically display data provided by
    
telephone subscribers to 9-1-1 call takers for all types of phones when a call is placed to 9-1-1 from a registered and confirmed phone number.
        (4) shall support the delivery of telephone
    
subscriber information via a secure internet connection to all emergency telephone system boards.
        (5) shall work across all 9-1-1 call taking equipment
    
and allow for the easy transfer of information into a computer aided dispatch system.
        (6) may be used to collect information pursuant to an
    
Illinois Premise Alert Program as defined in the Illinois Premise Alert Program (PAP) Act.
(Source: P.A. 97-1018, eff. 8-17-12.)

50 ILCS 750/3

    (50 ILCS 750/3) (from Ch. 134, par. 33)
    Sec. 3. Every local public agency in a county having 100,000 or more inhabitants, within its respective jurisdiction, shall establish and have in operation within 3 years after the implementation date or by December 31, 1985, whichever is later, a basic or sophisticated system as specified in this Act. Other public agencies may establish such a system, and shall be entitled to participate in any program of grants or other State funding of such systems.
    The establishment of such systems shall be centralized to the extent feasible. Nothing in this Act shall be construed to prohibit or discourage in any way the formation of multijurisdictional or regional systems, and any system established pursuant to this Act may include the territory of more than one public agency or may include a segment of the territory of a public agency.
(Source: P.A. 81-1509.)

50 ILCS 750/4

    (50 ILCS 750/4) (from Ch. 134, par. 34)
    Sec. 4. Every system shall include police, firefighting, and emergency medical and ambulance services, and may include other emergency services, in the discretion of the affected local public agency, such as poison control services, suicide prevention services, and civil defense services. The system may incorporate private ambulance service. In those areas in which a public safety agency of the state provides such emergency services, the system shall include such public safety agencies.
(Source: P.A. 79-1092.)

50 ILCS 750/5

    (50 ILCS 750/5) (from Ch. 134, par. 35)
    Sec. 5. The digits "9-1-1" shall be the primary emergency telephone number within the system, but a public agency or public safety agency shall maintain a separate secondary seven digit emergency backup number for at least six months after the "9-1-1" system is established and in operation, and shall maintain a separate number for nonemergency telephone calls.
(Source: P.A. 85-978.)

50 ILCS 750/6

    (50 ILCS 750/6) (from Ch. 134, par. 36)
    Sec. 6. Capabilities of system; pay telephones. All systems shall be designed to meet the specific requirements of each community and public agency served by the system. Every system, whether basic or sophisticated, shall be designed to have the capability of utilizing at least 1 of the methods specified in Sections 2.03 through 2.06, in response to emergency calls. The General Assembly finds and declares that the most critical aspect of the design of any system is the procedure established for handling a telephone request for emergency services.
    In addition, to maximize efficiency and utilization of the system, all pay telephones within each system shall, within 3 years after the implementation date or by December 31, 1985, whichever is later, enable a caller to dial "9-1-1" for emergency services without the necessity of inserting a coin. This paragraph does not apply to pay telephones located in penal institutions, as defined in Section 2-14 of the Criminal Code of 2012, that have been designated for the exclusive use of committed persons.
(Source: P.A. 97-1150, eff. 1-25-13.)

50 ILCS 750/6.1

    (50 ILCS 750/6.1) (from Ch. 134, par. 36.1)
    Sec. 6.1. The Commission shall require that every 9-1-1 system be readily accessible to hearing-impaired and voice-impaired individuals through the use of telecommunications technology for hearing-impaired and speech-impaired individuals.
    As used in this Section:
        "Hearing-impaired individual" means a person with a
    
permanent hearing loss who can regularly and routinely communicate by telephone only through the aid of devices which can send and receive written messages over the telephone network.
        "Voice-impaired individual" means a person with a
    
permanent speech disability which precludes oral communication, who can regularly and routinely communicate by telephone only through the aid of devices which can send and receive written messages over the telephone network.
        "Telecommunications technology" means equipment that
    
can send and receive written messages over the telephone network.
(Source: P.A. 87-146.)

50 ILCS 750/7

    (50 ILCS 750/7) (from Ch. 134, par. 37)
    Sec. 7. The General Assembly finds that, because of overlapping jurisdiction of public agencies, public safety agencies and telephone service areas, the Commission shall establish a general overview or plan to effectuate the purposes of this Act within the time frame provided in this Act. In order to insure that proper preparation and implementation of emergency telephone systems are accomplished by all public agencies in a county having 100,000 or more inhabitants within 3 years after the implementation date or by December 31, 1985, whichever is later, the Commission, with the advice and assistance of the Attorney General, shall secure compliance by public agencies as provided in this Act.
(Source: P.A. 81-1122.)

50 ILCS 750/8

    (50 ILCS 750/8) (from Ch. 134, par. 38)
    Sec. 8. The Commission, with the advice and assistance of the Attorney General, shall coordinate the implementation of systems established under this Act. The Commission, with the advice and assistance of the Attorney General, shall assist local public agencies and local public safety agencies in obtaining financial help to establish emergency telephone service, and shall aid such agencies in the formulation of concepts, methods, and procedures which will improve the operation of systems required by this Act and which will increase cooperation between public safety agencies.
(Source: P.A. 79-1092.)

50 ILCS 750/9

    (50 ILCS 750/9) (from Ch. 134, par. 39)
    Sec. 9. To accomplish the responsibilities specified in this Act, the Commission is directed to consult at regular intervals with the State Fire Marshal, the Department of Public Health, the Department of Transportation, the public utilities in this State providing telephone service, the Department of State Police, and the State Division of Forestry. Such agencies shall provide all necessary assistance and consultation to the Commission to enable it to perform its duties specified in this Act.
(Source: P.A. 84-25.)

50 ILCS 750/10

    (50 ILCS 750/10) (from Ch. 134, par. 40)
    Sec. 10. Technical and operational standards for the development of the local agency systems shall be established and reviewed by the Commission on or before December 31, 1979, after consultation with all agencies specified in Section 9.
    For the limited purpose of permitting a board, a qualified governmental entity, a group of boards, or a group of governmental entities to participate in a Regional Pilot Project to implement next generation 9-1-1, as defined in this Act, the Commission may forbear from applying any rule adopted under the Emergency Telephone Systems Act as it applies to conducting of the Regional Pilot Project to implement next generation 9-1-1, if the Commission determines, after notice and hearing, that:
        (1) enforcement of the rule is not necessary to
    
ensure the development and improvement of emergency communication procedures and facilities in such a manner as to be able to quickly respond to any person requesting 9-1-1 service from police, fire, medical, rescue, and other emergency services;
        (2) enforcement of the rule or provision is not
    
necessary for the protection of consumers; and
        (3) forbearance from applying the provisions or rules
    
is consistent with the public interest.
    The Commission may exercise such forbearance with respect to one, and only one, Regional Pilot Project to implement next generation 9-1-1.
    If the Commission authorizes a Regional Pilot Project, then telecommunications carriers shall not be liable for any civil damages as a result of any act or omission, except willful or wanton misconduct, in connection with developing, adopting, operating, implementing, or delivering or receiving calls in connection with any plan or system authorized by this Section and Section 11 of this Act.
(Source: P.A. 96-1443, eff. 8-20-10.)

50 ILCS 750/10.1

    (50 ILCS 750/10.1) (from Ch. 134, par. 40.1)
    Sec. 10.1. Confidentiality.
    (a) 9-1-1 information consisting of names, addresses and telephone numbers of telephone customers whose listings are not published in directories or listed in Directory Assistance Offices is confidential. Except as provided in subsection (b), information shall be provided on a call-by-call basis only for the purpose of responding to emergency calls. For the purposes of this subsection (a), "emergency" means a situation in which property or human life is in jeopardy and the prompt notification of the public safety agency is essential.
    (b) 9-1-1 information, including information described in subsection (a), may be used by a public safety agency for the purpose of placing out-going emergency calls.
    (c) Nothing in this Section prohibits a municipality with a population of more than 500,000 from using 9-1-1 information, including information described in subsection (a), for the purpose of responding to calls made to a non-emergency telephone system that is under the supervision and control of a public safety agency and that shares all or some facilities with an emergency telephone system.
    (d) Any public safety agency that uses 9-1-1 information for the purposes of subsection (b) must establish methods and procedures that ensure the confidentiality of information as required by subsection (a).
    (e) Divulging confidential information in violation of this Section is a Class A misdemeanor.
(Source: P.A. 92-383, eff. 1-1-02.)

50 ILCS 750/10.2

    (50 ILCS 750/10.2) (from Ch. 134, par. 40.2)
    Sec. 10.2. The Emergency Telephone System Board in any county passing a referendum under Section 15.3, and the Chairman of the County Board in any county implementing a 9-1-1 system shall ensure that all areas of the county are included in the system.
(Source: P.A. 87-146.)

50 ILCS 750/10.3

    (50 ILCS 750/10.3)
    Sec. 10.3. Notice of address change. The Emergency Telephone System Board in any county implementing a 9-1-1 system that changes any person's address (when the person whose address has changed has not moved to a new residence) shall notify the person (i) of the person's new address and (ii) that the person should contact the local election authority to determine if the person should re-register to vote.
(Source: P.A. 90-664, eff. 7-30-98.)

50 ILCS 750/11

    (50 ILCS 750/11) (from Ch. 134, par. 41)
    Sec. 11. Within one year after the implementation date or by January 31, 1980, whichever is later, all public agencies in a county having 100,000 or more inhabitants shall submit tentative plans of the establishment of a system required by this Act to the public utility or utilities providing public telephone service within the respective jurisdiction of each public agency. A copy of each such plan shall be filed with the Commission.
    Within 2 years after the implementation date or by January 31, 1982, whichever is later, all public agencies in a county having 100,000 or more inhabitants shall submit final plans for the establishment of the system to such utilities, and shall make arrangements with such utilities for the implementation of the planned emergency telephone system no later than 3 years after the implementation date or by December 31, 1985, whichever is later. A copy of the plan required by this subdivision shall be filed with the Commission. In order to secure compliance with the standards promulgated under Section 10, the Commission shall have the power to approve or disapprove such plan, unless such plan was announced before the effective date of this Act.
    If any public agency has implemented or is a part of a system required by this Act on a deadline specified in this Section, such public agency shall submit in lieu of the tentative or final plan a report describing the system and stating its operational date.
    A board, a qualified governmental entity, a group of boards, or a group of qualified governmental entities involved in a Regional Pilot Project to implement next generation 9-1-1, as defined in this Act, shall submit a plan to the Commission describing in detail the Regional Pilot Project no fewer than 180 days prior to the implementation of the plan. The Commission may approve the plan after notice and hearing to authorize such Regional Pilot Project. Such shall not exceed one year duration or other time period approved by the Commission. No entity may proceed with the Regional Pilot Project until it receives Commission approval. In approving any plan for a Regional Pilot Project under this Section, the Commission may impose such terms, conditions, or requirements as, in its judgment, are necessary to protect the interests of the public.
    The Commission shall have authority to approve one, and only one, Regional Pilot Project to implement next generation 9-1-1.
    Plans filed under this Section shall conform to minimum standards established pursuant to Section 10.
(Source: P.A. 96-1443, eff. 8-20-10.)

50 ILCS 750/12

    (50 ILCS 750/12) (from Ch. 134, par. 42)
    Sec. 12. The Attorney General may, in behalf of the Commission or on his own initiative, commence judicial proceedings to enforce compliance by any public agency or public utility providing telephone service with this Act.
(Source: P.A. 79-1092.)

50 ILCS 750/13

    (50 ILCS 750/13)
    Sec. 13. (Repealed).
(Source: P.A. 94-793, eff. 5-19-06. Repealed by P.A. 96-508, eff. 8-14-09.)

50 ILCS 750/14

    (50 ILCS 750/14) (from Ch. 134, par. 44)
    Sec. 14. The General Assembly declares that a major purpose in enacting this Act is to eliminate instances in which a responding emergency service refuses to render aid to the requester because the requester is outside of the jurisdictional boundaries of the emergency service. Therefore, in implementing systems under this Act, all public agencies in a single system shall enter into a joint powers agreement or any other form of written cooperative agreement which is applicable when need arises on a day-to-day basis. Certified notification of the continuation of such agreements shall be made among the involved parties on an annual basis. In addition, such agreements shall be entered into between public agencies and public safety agencies which are part of different systems but whose jurisdictional boundaries are contiguous. The agreements shall provide that, once an emergency unit is dispatched in response to a request through the system, such unit shall render its services to the requesting party without regard to whether the unit is operating outside its normal jurisdictional boundaries.
(Source: P.A. 86-101.)

50 ILCS 750/15

    (50 ILCS 750/15) (from Ch. 134, par. 45)
    Sec. 15. Copies of the annual certified notification of continuing agreement required by Section 14 shall be filed with the Attorney General and the Commission. Commencing with the year 1987, all such agreements shall be so filed prior to the 31st day of January. The Attorney General shall commence judicial proceedings to enforce compliance with this Section and Section 14, where a public agency or public safety agency has failed to timely enter into such agreement or file copies thereof.
(Source: P.A. 86-101.)

50 ILCS 750/15.1

    (50 ILCS 750/15.1) (from Ch. 134, par. 45.1)
    Sec. 15.1. Public body; exemption from civil liability for developing or operating emergency telephone system. No public agency, public safety agency, emergency telephone system board, or unit of local government assuming the duties of an emergency telephone system board, nor any officer, agent or employee of any public agency, public safety agency, emergency telephone system board, or unit of local government assuming the duties of an emergency telephone system board, shall be liable for any civil damages as a result of any act or omission, except willful or wanton misconduct, in connection with developing, adopting, operating or implementing any plan or system required by this Act.
    Exemption from civil liability for emergency instructions is as provided in the Good Samaritan Act.
    This Section may not be offered as a defense in any judicial proceeding brought by the Attorney General under Section 12 to compel compliance with this Act.
(Source: P.A. 89-403, eff. 1-1-96; 89-607, eff. 1-1-97.)

50 ILCS 750/15.2

    (50 ILCS 750/15.2) (from Ch. 134, par. 45.2)
    Sec. 15.2. Any person calling the number "911" for the purpose of making a false alarm or complaint and reporting false information is subject to the provisions of Section 26-1 of the Criminal Code of 2012.
(Source: P.A. 97-1150, eff. 1-25-13.)

50 ILCS 750/15.2a

    (50 ILCS 750/15.2a) (from Ch. 134, par. 45.2a)
    Sec. 15.2a. The installation of or connection to a telephone company's network of any automatic alarm, automatic alerting device, or mechanical dialer that causes the number 9-1-1 to be dialed in order to directly access emergency services is prohibited in a 9-1-1 system.
    This Section does not apply to devices used to enable access to the 9-1-1 system for cognitively-impaired, disabled, or special needs persons in an emergency situation reported by a caregiver after initiating a missing person's report. The device must have the capability to be activated and controlled remotely by trained personnel at a service center to prevent falsely activated or repeated calls to the 9-1-1 system in a single incident. The device must have the technical capability to generate location information to the 9-1-1 system. Under no circumstances shall a device be sold for use in a geographical jurisdiction where the 9-1-1 system has not deployed wireless phase II location technology. The alerting device shall also provide for either 2-way communication or send a pre-recorded message to a 9-1-1 provider explaining the nature of the emergency so that the 9-1-1 provider will be able to dispatch the appropriate emergency responder.
    Violation of this Section is a Class A misdemeanor. A second or subsequent violation of this Section is a Class 4 felony.
(Source: P.A. 97-82, eff. 1-1-12.)

50 ILCS 750/15.2b

    (50 ILCS 750/15.2b)
    Sec. 15.2b. Emergency telephone number; advertising. No person or private entity may advertise or otherwise publicize the availability of services provided by a specific provider and indicate that a consumer should obtain access to services provided by a specific provider by use of the emergency telephone number (9-1-1).
(Source: P.A. 88-497.)

50 ILCS 750/15.3

    (50 ILCS 750/15.3) (from Ch. 134, par. 45.3)
    Sec. 15.3. Surcharge.
    (a) The corporate authorities of any municipality or any county may, subject to the limitations of subsections (c), (d), and (h), and in addition to any tax levied pursuant to the Simplified Municipal Telecommunications Tax Act, impose a monthly surcharge on billed subscribers of network connection provided by telecommunication carriers engaged in the business of transmitting messages by means of electricity originating within the corporate limits of the municipality or county imposing the surcharge at a rate per network connection determined in accordance with subsection (c), however the monthly surcharge shall not apply to a network connection provided for use with pay telephone services. Provided, however, that where multiple voice grade communications channels are connected between the subscriber's premises and a public switched network through private branch exchange (PBX) or centrex type service, a municipality imposing a surcharge at a rate per network connection, as determined in accordance with this Act, shall impose:
        (i) in a municipality with a population of 500,000 or
    
less or in any county, 5 such surcharges per network connection, as determined in accordance with subsections (a) and (d) of Section 2.12 of this Act, for both regular service and advanced service provisioned trunk lines;
        (ii) in a municipality with a population, prior to
    
March 1, 2010, of 500,000 or more, 5 surcharges per network connection, as determined in accordance with subsections (a) and (d) of Section 2.12 of this Act, for both regular service and advanced service provisioned trunk lines;
        (iii) in a municipality with a population, as of
    
March 1, 2010, of 500,000 or more, 5 surcharges per network connection, as determined in accordance with subsections (a) and (d) of Section 2.12 of this Act, for regular service provisioned trunk lines, and 12 surcharges per network connection, as determined in accordance with subsections (a) and (d) of Section 2.12 of this Act, for advanced service provisioned trunk lines, except where an advanced service provisioned trunk line supports at least 2 but fewer than 23 simultaneous voice grade calls ("VGC's"), a telecommunication carrier may elect to impose fewer than 12 surcharges per trunk line as provided in subsection (iv) of this Section; or
        (iv) for an advanced service provisioned trunk line
    
connected between the subscriber's premises and the public switched network through a P.B.X., where the advanced service provisioned trunk line is capable of transporting at least 2 but fewer than 23 simultaneous VGC's per trunk line, the telecommunications carrier collecting the surcharge may elect to impose surcharges in accordance with the table provided in this Section, without limiting any telecommunications carrier's obligations to otherwise keep and maintain records. Any telecommunications carrier electing to impose fewer than 12 surcharges per an advanced service provisioned trunk line shall keep and maintain records adequately to demonstrate the VGC capability of each advanced service provisioned trunk line with fewer than 12 surcharges imposed, provided that 12 surcharges shall be imposed on an advanced service provisioned trunk line regardless of the VGC capability where a telecommunications carrier cannot demonstrate the VGC capability of the advanced service provisioned trunk line.

 
Facility VGC's 911 Surcharges
Advanced service provisioned trunk line 18-23 12
Advanced service provisioned trunk line 12-17 10
Advanced service provisioned trunk line 2-11 8

 
    Subsections (i), (ii), (iii), and (iv) are not intended to make any change in the meaning of this Section, but are intended to remove possible ambiguity, thereby confirming the intent of paragraph (a) as it existed prior to and following the effective date of this amendatory Act of the 97th General Assembly.
    For mobile telecommunications services, if a surcharge is imposed it shall be imposed based upon the municipality or county that encompasses the customer's place of primary use as defined in the Mobile Telecommunications Sourcing Conformity Act. A municipality may enter into an intergovernmental agreement with any county in which it is partially located, when the county has adopted an ordinance to impose a surcharge as provided in subsection (c), to include that portion of the municipality lying outside the county in that county's surcharge referendum. If the county's surcharge referendum is approved, the portion of the municipality identified in the intergovernmental agreement shall automatically be disconnected from the county in which it lies and connected to the county which approved the referendum for purposes of a surcharge on telecommunications carriers.
    (b) For purposes of computing the surcharge imposed by subsection (a), the network connections to which the surcharge shall apply shall be those in-service network connections, other than those network connections assigned to the municipality or county, where the service address for each such network connection or connections is located within the corporate limits of the municipality or county levying the surcharge. Except for mobile telecommunication services, the "service address" shall mean the location of the primary use of the network connection or connections. For mobile telecommunication services, "service address" means the customer's place of primary use as defined in the Mobile Telecommunications Sourcing Conformity Act.
    (c) Upon the passage of an ordinance to impose a surcharge under this Section the clerk of the municipality or county shall certify the question of whether the surcharge may be imposed to the proper election authority who shall submit the public question to the electors of the municipality or county in accordance with the general election law; provided that such question shall not be submitted at a consolidated primary election. The public question shall be in substantially the following form:
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    Shall the county (or city, village
or incorporated town) of ..... impose          YES
a surcharge of up to ... per month per
network connection, which surcharge will
be added to the monthly bill you receive   -------------------
for telephone or telecommunications
charges, for the purpose of installing
(or improving) a 9-1-1 Emergency               NO
Telephone System?
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    If a majority of the votes cast upon the public question are in favor thereof, the surcharge shall be imposed.
    However, if a Joint Emergency Telephone System Board is to be created pursuant to an intergovernmental agreement under Section 15.4, the ordinance to impose the surcharge shall be subject to the approval of a majority of the total number of votes cast upon the public question by the electors of all of the municipalities or counties, or combination thereof, that are parties to the intergovernmental agreement.
    The referendum requirement of this subsection (c) shall not apply to any municipality with a population over 500,000 or to any county in which a proposition as to whether a sophisticated 9-1-1 Emergency Telephone System should be installed in the county, at a cost not to exceed a specified monthly amount per network connection, has previously been approved by a majority of the electors of the county voting on the proposition at an election conducted before the effective date of this amendatory Act of 1987.
    (d) A county may not impose a surcharge, unless requested by a municipality, in any incorporated area which has previously approved a surcharge as provided in subsection (c) or in any incorporated area where the corporate authorities of the municipality have previously entered into a binding contract or letter of intent with a telecommunications carrier to provide sophisticated 9-1-1 service through municipal funds.
    (e) A municipality or county may at any time by ordinance change the rate of the surcharge imposed under this Section if the new rate does not exceed the rate specified in the referendum held pursuant to subsection (c).
    (f) The surcharge authorized by this Section shall be collected from the subscriber by the telecommunications carrier providing the subscriber the network connection as a separately stated item on the subscriber's bill.
    (g) The amount of surcharge collected by the telecommunications carrier shall be paid to the particular municipality or county or Joint Emergency Telephone System Board not later than 30 days after the surcharge is collected, net of any network or other 9-1-1 or sophisticated 9-1-1 system charges then due the particular telecommunications carrier, as shown on an itemized bill. The telecommunications carrier collecting the surcharge shall also be entitled to deduct 3% of the gross amount of surcharge collected to reimburse the telecommunications carrier for the expense of accounting and collecting the surcharge.
    (h) Except as expressly provided in subsection (a) of this Section, a municipality with a population over 500,000 may not impose a monthly surcharge in excess of $2.50 per network connection.
    (i) Any municipality or county or joint emergency telephone system board that has imposed a surcharge pursuant to this Section prior to the effective date of this amendatory Act of 1990 shall hereafter impose the surcharge in accordance with subsection (b) of this Section.
    (j) The corporate authorities of any municipality or county may issue, in accordance with Illinois law, bonds, notes or other obligations secured in whole or in part by the proceeds of the surcharge described in this Section. Notwithstanding any change in law subsequent to the issuance of any bonds, notes or other obligations secured by the surcharge, every municipality or county issuing such bonds, notes or other obligations shall be authorized to impose the surcharge as though the laws relating to the imposition of the surcharge in effect at the time of issuance of the bonds, notes or other obligations were in full force and effect until the bonds, notes or other obligations are paid in full. The State of Illinois pledges and agrees that it will not limit or alter the rights and powers vested in municipalities and counties by this Section to impose the surcharge so as to impair the terms of or affect the security for bonds, notes or other obligations secured in whole or in part with the proceeds of the surcharge described in this Section.
    (k) Any surcharge collected by or imposed on a telecommunications carrier pursuant to this Section shall be held to be a special fund in trust for the municipality, county or Joint Emergency Telephone Board imposing the surcharge. Except for the 3% deduction provided in subsection (g) above, the special fund shall not be subject to the claims of creditors of the telecommunication carrier.
(Source: P.A. 97-463, eff. 8-19-11.)

50 ILCS 750/15.4

    (50 ILCS 750/15.4) (from Ch. 134, par. 45.4)
    Sec. 15.4. Emergency Telephone System Board; powers.
    (a) The corporate authorities of any county or municipality that imposes a surcharge under Section 15.3 shall establish an Emergency Telephone System Board. The corporate authorities shall provide for the manner of appointment and the number of members of the Board, provided that the board shall consist of not fewer than 5 members, one of whom must be a public member who is a resident of the local exchange service territory included in the 9-1-1 coverage area, one of whom (in counties with a population less than 100,000) must be a member of the county board, and at least 3 of whom shall be representative of the 9-1-1 public safety agencies, including but not limited to police departments, fire departments, emergency medical services providers, and emergency services and disaster agencies, and appointed on the basis of their ability or experience. In counties with a population of more than 100,000 but less than 2,000,000, a member of the county board may serve on the Emergency Telephone System Board. Elected officials, including members of a county board, are also eligible to serve on the board. Members of the board shall serve without compensation but shall be reimbursed for their actual and necessary expenses. Any 2 or more municipalities, counties, or combination thereof, that impose a surcharge under Section 15.3 may, instead of establishing individual boards, establish by intergovernmental agreement a Joint Emergency Telephone System Board pursuant to this Section. The manner of appointment of such a joint board shall be prescribed in the agreement.
    Upon the effective date of this amendatory Act of the 98th General Assembly, appointed members of the Emergency Telephone System Board shall serve staggered 3-year terms if: (1) the Board serves a county with a population of 100,000 or less; and (2) appointments, on the effective date of this amendatory Act of the 98th General Assembly, are not for a stated term. The corporate authorities of the county or municipality shall assign terms to the board members serving on the effective date of this amendatory Act of the 98th General Assembly in the following manner: (1) one-third of board members' terms shall expire on January 1, 2015; (2) one-third of board members' terms shall expire on January 1, 2016; and (3) remaining board members' terms shall expire on January 1, 2017. Board members may be re-appointed upon the expiration of their terms by the corporate authorities of the county or municipality.
    The corporate authorities of a county or municipality may, by a vote of the majority of the members elected, remove an Emergency Telephone System Board member for misconduct, official misconduct, or neglect of office.
    (b) The powers and duties of the board shall be defined by ordinance of the municipality or county, or by intergovernmental agreement in the case of a joint board. The powers and duties shall include, but need not be limited to the following:
        (1) Planning a 9-1-1 system.
        (2) Coordinating and supervising the implementation,
    
upgrading, or maintenance of the system, including the establishment of equipment specifications and coding systems.
        (3) Receiving moneys from the surcharge imposed
    
under Section 15.3, and from any other source, for deposit into the Emergency Telephone System Fund.
        (4) Authorizing all disbursements from the fund.
        (5) Hiring any staff necessary for the implementation
    
or upgrade of the system.
        (6) Participating in a Regional Pilot Project to
    
implement next generation 9-1-1, as defined in this Act, subject to the conditions set forth in this Act.
    (c) All moneys received by a board pursuant to a surcharge imposed under Section 15.3 shall be deposited into a separate interest-bearing Emergency Telephone System Fund account. The treasurer of the municipality or county that has established the board or, in the case of a joint board, any municipal or county treasurer designated in the intergovernmental agreement, shall be custodian of the fund. All interest accruing on the fund shall remain in the fund. No expenditures may be made from such fund except upon the direction of the board by resolution passed by a majority of all members of the board. Expenditures may be made only to pay for the costs associated with the following:
        (1) The design of the Emergency Telephone System.
        (2) The coding of an initial Master Street Address
    
Guide data base, and update and maintenance thereof.
        (3) The repayment of any moneys advanced for the
    
implementation of the system.
        (4) The charges for Automatic Number Identification
    
and Automatic Location Identification equipment, a computer aided dispatch system that records, maintains, and integrates information, mobile data transmitters equipped with automatic vehicle locators, and maintenance, replacement and update thereof to increase operational efficiency and improve the provision of emergency services.
        (5) The non-recurring charges related to installation
    
of the Emergency Telephone System and the ongoing network charges.
        (6) The acquisition and installation, or the
    
reimbursement of costs therefor to other governmental bodies that have incurred those costs, of road or street signs that are essential to the implementation of the emergency telephone system and that are not duplicative of signs that are the responsibility of the jurisdiction charged with maintaining road and street signs.
        (7) Other products and services necessary for the
    
implementation, upgrade, and maintenance of the system and any other purpose related to the operation of the system, including costs attributable directly to the construction, leasing, or maintenance of any buildings or facilities or costs of personnel attributable directly to the operation of the system. Costs attributable directly to the operation of an emergency telephone system do not include the costs of public safety agency personnel who are and equipment that is dispatched in response to an emergency call.
        (7.5) The purchase of real property if the purchase
    
is made before March 16, 2006.
        (8) In the case of a municipality that imposes a
    
surcharge under subsection (h) of Section 15.3, moneys may also be used for any anti-terrorism or emergency preparedness measures, including, but not limited to, preparedness planning, providing local matching funds for federal or State grants, personnel training, and specialized equipment, including surveillance cameras as needed to deal with natural and terrorist-inspired emergency situations or events.
        (9) The defraying of expenses incurred in
    
participation in a Regional Pilot Project to implement next generation 9-1-1, subject to the conditions set forth in this Act.
        (10) The implementation of a computer aided dispatch
    
system or hosted supplemental 9-1-1 services.
    Moneys in the fund may also be transferred to a participating fire protection district to reimburse volunteer firefighters who man remote telephone switching facilities when dedicated 9-1-1 lines are down.
    (d) The board shall complete the data base before implementation of the 9-1-1 system. The error ratio of the data base shall not at any time exceed 1% of the total data base.
(Source: P.A. 97-517, eff. 8-23-11; 97-1018, eff. 8-17-12; 98-481, eff. 8-16-13.)

50 ILCS 750/15.5

    (50 ILCS 750/15.5)
    Sec. 15.5. Private residential switch service 9-1-1 service.
    (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 source 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 system provider according to the format, frequency, and procedures established by that system provider.
    (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 offense 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 Commission 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. 88-604, eff. 9-1-94; 89-222, eff. 1-1-96; 89-497, eff. 6-27-96.)

50 ILCS 750/15.6

    (50 ILCS 750/15.6)
    Sec. 15.6. Enhanced 9-1-1 service; business service.
    (a) After June 30, 2000, or within 18 months after enhanced 9-1-1 service becomes available, any entity that installs or operates a private business switch service and provides telecommunications facilities or services to businesses shall assure that the system is connected to the public switched network in a manner that calls to 9-1-1 result in automatic number and location identification. For buildings having their own street address and containing workspace of 40,000 square feet or less, location identification shall include the building's street address. For buildings having their own street address and containing workspace of more than 40,000 square feet, location identification shall include the building's street address and one distinct location identification per 40,000 square feet of workspace. Separate buildings containing workspace of 40,000 square feet or less having a common public street address shall have a distinct location identification for each building in addition to the street address.
    (b) Exemptions. Buildings containing workspace of more than 40,000 square feet are exempt from the multiple location identification requirements of subsection (a) if the building maintains, at all times, alternative and adequate means of signaling and responding to emergencies. Those means shall include, but not be limited to, a telephone system that provides the physical location of 9-1-1 calls coming from within the building. Health care facilities are presumed to meet the requirements of this paragraph if the facilities are staffed with medical or nursing personnel 24 hours per day and if an alternative means of providing information about the source of an emergency call exists. Buildings under this exemption must provide 9-1-1 service that provides the building's street address.
    Buildings containing workspace of more than 40,000 square feet are exempt from subsection (a) if the building maintains, at all times, alternative and adequate means of signaling and responding to emergencies, including a telephone system that provides the location of a 9-1-1 call coming from within the building, and the building is serviced by its own medical, fire and security personnel. Buildings under this exemption are subject to emergency phone system certification by the Illinois Commerce Commission.
    Buildings in communities not serviced by enhanced 9-1-1 service are exempt from subsection (a).
    Correctional institutions and facilities, as defined in subsection (d) of Section 3-1-2 of the Unified Code of Corrections, are exempt from subsection (a).
    (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 offense 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 Commission 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.
    (f) The Commission shall promulgate rules for the administration of this Section no later than January 1, 2000.
(Source: P.A. 91-518, eff. 8-13-99; 92-16, eff. 6-28-01; 92-188, eff. 8-1-01.)

50 ILCS 750/15.7

    (50 ILCS 750/15.7)
    Sec. 15.7. Compliance with certification of 9-1-1 system providers by the Illinois Commerce Commission. In addition to the requirements of this Section, all 9-1-1 system providers must comply with the requirements of Section 13-900 of the Public Utilities Act.
(Source: P.A. 96-25, eff. 6-30-09.)

50 ILCS 750/16

    (50 ILCS 750/16) (from Ch. 134, par. 46)
    Sec. 16. This Act takes effect July 1, 1975.
(Source: P.A. 79-1092.)

50 ILCS 750/17

    (50 ILCS 750/17)
    (Section scheduled to be repealed on December 31, 2015)
    Sec. 17. 9-1-1 call transfer, forward, or relay.
    (a) The General Assembly finds the following:
        (1) Some 9-1-1 systems throughout this State do not
    
have a procedure in place to manually transfer, forward, or relay 9-1-1 calls originating within one 9-1-1 system's jurisdiction, but which should properly be answered and dispatched by another 9-1-1 system, to the appropriate 9-1-1 system for answering and dispatch of first responders.
        (2) On September 25, 1975, the General Assembly gave
    
oversight authority to 9-1-1 systems in the State to the Illinois Commerce Commission.
        (3) Since that date, the Illinois Commerce Commission
    
has authorized individual 9-1-1 systems in counties and municipalities to implement and upgrade enhanced 9-1-1 systems throughout the State.
    (b) The Commission shall prepare a directory of all authorized 9-1-1 systems in the State of Illinois. The directory shall include an emergency 10-digit telephone number for a Primary Public Safety Answering Point located in each 9-1-1 system to which 9-1-1 calls from another jurisdiction can be transferred. This directory shall be made available to each 9-1-1 authority for its use in establishing standard operating procedures regarding calls outside its 9-1-1 jurisdiction.
    (c) Each 9-1-1 system shall provide the Manager of the Commission's 9-1-1 Program with the following information:
        (1) A 10-digit emergency telephone number to which
    
9-1-1 calls originating in another 9-1-1 jurisdiction can be transferred. Each 9-1-1 system shall provide the Commission with any changes to this number immediately upon the change occurring. Each 9-1-1 system shall provide this 10-digit emergency telephone number to the Manager of the Commission's 9-1-1 Program within 30 days of the effective date of this amendatory Act of the 98th General Assembly.
        (2) Its standard operating procedure describing the
    
manner in which the 9-1-1 system will transfer, forward, or relay 9-1-1 calls originating within its jurisdiction, but which should properly be answered and dispatched by another 9-1-1 system, to the appropriate 9-1-1 system. Each 9-1-1 system shall provide the standard operating procedures to the Manager of the Commission's 9-1-1 Program within 180 days of the effective date of this amendatory Act of the 98th General Assembly.
    (d) This Section is repealed on December 31, 2015.
(Source: P.A. 98-332, eff. 1-1-14.)