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LOCAL GOVERNMENT
(50 ILCS 751/) Wireless Emergency Telephone Safety Act.

50 ILCS 751/1

    (50 ILCS 751/1)
    (Section scheduled to be repealed on July 1, 2014)
    Sec. 1. Short title. This Act may be cited as the Wireless Emergency Telephone Safety Act.
(Source: P.A. 91-660, eff. 12-22-99.)

50 ILCS 751/5

    (50 ILCS 751/5)
    (Section scheduled to be repealed on July 1, 2014)
    Sec. 5. Purpose. The General Assembly finds and declares it is in the public interest to promote the use of wireless 9-1-1 and wireless enhanced 9-1-1 (E9-1-1) service in order to save lives and protect the property of the citizens of the State of Illinois.
    Wireless carriers are required by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to provide E9-1-1 service in the form of automatic location identification and automatic number identification pursuant to policies set forth by the FCC.
    Public safety agencies and wireless carriers are encouraged to work together to provide emergency access to wireless 9-1-1 and wireless E9-1-1 service. Public safety agencies and wireless carriers operating wireless 9-1-1 and wireless E9-1-1 systems require adequate funding to recover the costs of designing, purchasing, installing, testing, and operating enhanced facilities, systems, and services necessary to comply with the wireless E9-1-1 requirements mandated by the Federal Communications Commission and to maximize the availability of wireless E9-1-1 services throughout the State of Illinois.
    The revenues generated by the wireless carrier surcharge enacted by this Act are required to fund the efforts of the wireless carriers, emergency telephone system boards, qualified governmental entities, and the Department of State Police to improve the public health, safety, and welfare and to serve a public purpose by providing emergency telephone assistance through wireless communications.
    It is the intent of the General Assembly to:
        (1) establish and implement a cohesive statewide
    
emergency telephone number that will provide wireless telephone users with rapid direct access to public safety agencies by dialing the telephone number 9-1-1;
        (2) encourage wireless carriers and public safety
    
agencies to provide E9-1-1 services that will assist public safety agencies in determining the caller's approximate location and wireless telephone number;
        (3) grant authority to public safety agencies not
    
already in possession of the authority to finance the cost of installing and operating wireless 9-1-1 systems and reimbursing wireless carriers for costs incurred to provide wireless E9-1-1 services; and
        (4) provide for a reasonable fee on wireless
    
telephone service subscribers to accomplish these purposes and provide for the enforcement and collection of such fees.
(Source: P.A. 95-63, eff. 8-13-07.)

50 ILCS 751/10

    (50 ILCS 751/10)
    (Section scheduled to be repealed on July 1, 2014)
    Sec. 10. Definitions. In this Act:
    "Emergency telephone system board" means a board appointed by the corporate authorities of any county or municipality that provides for the management and operation of a 9-1-1 system within the scope of the duties and powers prescribed by the Emergency Telephone System Act.
    "Master street address guide" means the computerized geographical database that consists of all street and address data within a 9-1-1 system.
    "Mobile telephone number" or "MTN" shall mean the telephone number assigned to a wireless telephone at the time of initial activation.
    "Prepaid wireless telecommunications service" means wireless telecommunications service that allows a caller to dial 9-1-1 to access the 9-1-1 system, which service must be paid for in advance and is sold in predetermined units or dollars which the amount declines with use in a known amount.
    "Public safety agency" means a functional division of a public agency that provides fire fighting, police, medical, or other emergency services. For the purpose of providing wireless service to users of 9-1-1 emergency services, as expressly provided for in this Act, the Department of State Police may be considered a public safety agency.
    "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.
    "Remit period" means the billing period, one month in duration, for which a wireless carrier remits a surcharge and provides subscriber information by zip code to the Illinois Commerce Commission, in accordance with Section 17 of this Act.
    "Statewide wireless emergency 9-1-1 system" means all areas of the State where an emergency telephone system board or, in the absence of an emergency telephone system board, a qualified governmental entity has not declared its intention for one or more of its public safety answering points to serve as a primary wireless 9-1-1 public safety answering point for its jurisdiction. The operator of the statewide wireless emergency 9-1-1 system shall be the Department of State Police.
    "Wireless carrier" means a provider of two-way cellular, broadband PCS, geographic area 800 MHZ and 900 MHZ Commercial Mobile Radio Service (CMRS), Wireless Communications Service (WCS), or other Commercial Mobile Radio Service (CMRS), as defined by the Federal Communications Commission, offering radio communications that may provide fixed, mobile, radio location, or satellite communication services to individuals or businesses within its assigned spectrum block and geographical area or that offers real-time, two-way voice service that is interconnected with the public switched network, including a reseller of such service.
    "Wireless enhanced 9-1-1" means the ability to relay the telephone number of the originator of a 9-1-1 call and location information from any mobile handset or text telephone device accessing the wireless system to the designated wireless public safety answering point as set forth in the order of the Federal Communications Commission, FCC Docket No. 94-102, adopted June 12, 1996, with an effective date of October 1, 1996, and any subsequent amendment thereto.
    "Wireless public safety answering point" means the functional division of an emergency telephone system board, qualified governmental entity, or the Department of State Police accepting wireless 9-1-1 calls.
    "Wireless subscriber" means an individual or entity to whom a wireless service account or number has been assigned by a wireless carrier, other than an account or number associated with prepaid wireless telecommunication service.
(Source: P.A. 97-463, eff. 1-1-12.)

50 ILCS 751/15

    (50 ILCS 751/15)
    (Section scheduled to be repealed on July 1, 2014)
    Sec. 15. Wireless emergency 9-1-1 service. The digits "9-1-1" shall be the designated emergency telephone number within the wireless system.
    (a) Standards. The Illinois Commerce Commission may set non-discriminatory, uniform technical and operational standards consistent with the rules of the Federal Communications Commission for directing calls to authorized public safety answering points. These standards shall not in any way prescribe the technology or manner a wireless carrier shall use to deliver wireless 9-1-1 or wireless E9-1-1 calls and these standards shall not exceed the requirements set by the Federal Communications Commission. However, standards for directing calls to the authorized public safety answering point shall be included. The authority given to the Illinois Commerce Commission in this Section is limited to setting standards as set forth herein and does not constitute authority to regulate wireless carriers.
    (b) Wireless public safety answering points. For the purpose of providing wireless 9-1-1 emergency services, an emergency telephone system board or, in the absence of an emergency telephone system board, a qualified governmental entity may declare its intention for one or more of its public safety answering points to serve as a primary wireless 9-1-1 public safety answering point for its jurisdiction by notifying the Chief Clerk of the Illinois Commerce Commission and the Director of State Police in writing within 6 months after the effective date of this Act or within 6 months after receiving its authority to operate a 9-1-1 system under the Emergency Telephone System Act, whichever is later. In addition, 2 or more emergency telephone system boards or qualified units of local government may, by virtue of an intergovernmental agreement, provide wireless 9-1-1 service. The Department of State Police shall be the primary wireless 9-1-1 public safety answering point for any jurisdiction not providing notice to the Commission and the Department of State Police. Nothing in this Act shall require the provision of wireless enhanced 9-1-1 services.
    The Illinois Commerce Commission, upon a request from a qualified governmental entity or an emergency telephone system board, may grant authority to the emergency telephone system board or a qualified governmental entity to provide wireless 9-1-1 service in areas for which the Department of State Police has accepted wireless 9-1-1 responsibility. The Illinois Commerce Commission shall maintain a current list of all 9-1-1 systems and qualified governmental entities providing wireless 9-1-1 service under this Act.
    Any emergency telephone system board or qualified governmental entity providing wireless 9-1-1 service prior to the effective date of this Act may continue to operate upon notification as previously described in this Section. An emergency telephone system board or a qualified governmental entity shall submit, with its notification, the date upon which it commenced operating.
    (c) Wireless Enhanced 9-1-1 Board. The Wireless Enhanced 9-1-1 Board is created. The Board consists of 7 members appointed by the Governor with the advice and consent of the Senate. It is recommended that the Governor appoint members from the following: the Illinois Chapter of the National Emergency Numbers Association, the Illinois State Police, law enforcement agencies, the wireless telecommunications industry, an emergency telephone system board in Cook County (outside the City of Chicago), an emergency telephone system board in the Metro-east area, and an emergency telephone system board in the collar counties (Lake, McHenry, DuPage, Kane, and Will counties). Members of the Board may not receive any compensation but may, however, be reimbursed for any necessary expenditure in connection with their duties.
    Except as provided in Section 45, the Wireless Enhanced 9-1-1 Board shall set the amount of the monthly wireless surcharge required to be imposed under Section 17 on all wireless subscribers in this State. Prior to the Wireless Enhanced 9-1-1 Board setting any surcharge, the Board shall publish the proposed surcharge in the Illinois Register, hold hearings on the surcharge and the requirements for an efficient wireless emergency number system, and elicit public comment. The Board shall determine the minimum cost necessary for implementation of this system and the amount of revenue produced based upon the number of wireless telephones in use. The Board shall set the surcharge at the minimum amount necessary to achieve the goals of the Act and shall, by July 1, 2000, file this information with the Governor, the Clerk of the House, and the Secretary of the Senate. The surcharge may not be more than $0.75 per month per CMRS connection.
    The Wireless Enhanced 9-1-1 Board shall report to the General Assembly by July 1, 2000 on implementing wireless non-emergency services for the purpose of public safety using the digits 3-1-1. The Board shall consider the delivery of 3-1-1 services in a 6 county area, including rural Cook County (outside of the City of Chicago), and DuPage, Lake, McHenry, Will, and Kane Counties, as well as counties outside of this area by an emergency telephone system board, a qualified governmental entity, or private industry. The Board, upon completion of all its duties required under this Act, is dissolved.
(Source: P.A. 95-698, eff. 1-1-08.)

50 ILCS 751/17

    (50 ILCS 751/17)
    (Section scheduled to be repealed on July 1, 2014)
    Sec. 17. Wireless carrier surcharge.
    (a) Except as provided in Sections 45 and 80, each wireless carrier shall impose a monthly wireless carrier surcharge per CMRS connection that either has a telephone number within an area code assigned to Illinois by the North American Numbering Plan Administrator or has a billing address in this State. No wireless carrier shall impose the surcharge authorized by this Section upon any subscriber who is subject to the surcharge imposed by a unit of local government pursuant to Section 45. Prior to January 1, 2008 (the effective date of Public Act 95-698), the surcharge amount shall be the amount set by the Wireless Enhanced 9-1-1 Board. Beginning on January 1, 2008 (the effective date of Public Act 95-698), the monthly surcharge imposed under this Section shall be $0.73 per CMRS connection. The wireless carrier that provides wireless service to the subscriber shall collect the surcharge from the subscriber. For mobile telecommunications services provided on and after August 1, 2002, any surcharge imposed under this Act 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. The surcharge shall be stated as a separate item on the subscriber's monthly bill. The wireless carrier shall begin collecting the surcharge on bills issued within 90 days after the Wireless Enhanced 9-1-1 Board sets the monthly wireless surcharge. State and local taxes shall not apply to the wireless carrier surcharge.
    (b) Except as provided in Sections 45 and 80, a wireless carrier shall, within 45 days of collection, remit, either by check or by electronic funds transfer, to the State Treasurer the amount of the wireless carrier surcharge collected from each subscriber. Of the amounts remitted under this subsection prior to January 1, 2008 (the effective date of Public Act 95-698), and for surcharges imposed before January 1, 2008 (the effective date of Public Act 95-698) but remitted after January 1, 2008, the State Treasurer shall deposit one-third into the Wireless Carrier Reimbursement Fund and two-thirds into the Wireless Service Emergency Fund. For surcharges collected and remitted on or after January 1, 2008 (the effective date of Public Act 95-698), $0.1475 per surcharge collected shall be deposited into the Wireless Carrier Reimbursement Fund, and $0.5825 per surcharge collected shall be deposited into the Wireless Service Emergency Fund. Of the amounts deposited into the Wireless Carrier Reimbursement Fund under this subsection, $0.01 per surcharge collected may be distributed to the carriers to cover their administrative costs. Of the amounts deposited into the Wireless Service Emergency Fund under this subsection, $0.01 per surcharge collected may be disbursed to the Illinois Commerce Commission to cover its administrative costs.
    (c) The first such remittance by wireless carriers shall include the number of wireless subscribers by zip code, and the 9-digit zip code if currently being used or later implemented by the carrier, that shall be the means by which the Illinois Commerce Commission shall determine distributions from the Wireless Service Emergency Fund. This information shall be updated no less often than every year. Wireless carriers are not required to remit surcharge moneys that are billed to subscribers but not yet collected. Any carrier that fails to provide the zip code information required under this subsection (c) shall be subject to the penalty set forth in subsection (f) of this Section.
    (d) Any funds collected under the Prepaid Wireless 9-1-1 Surcharge Act shall be distributed using a prorated method based upon zip code information collected from post-paid wireless carriers under subsection (c) of this Section.
    (e) If before midnight on the last day of the third calendar month after the closing date of the remit period a wireless carrier does not remit the surcharge or any portion thereof required under this Section, then the surcharge or portion thereof shall be deemed delinquent until paid in full, and the Illinois Commerce Commission may impose a penalty against the carrier in an amount equal to the greater of:
        (1) $25 for each month or portion of a month from the
    
time an amount becomes delinquent until the amount is paid in full; or
        (2) an amount equal to the product of 1% and the sum
    
of all delinquent amounts for each month or portion of a month that the delinquent amounts remain unpaid.
    A penalty imposed in accordance with this subsection (e) for a portion of a month during which the carrier provides the number of subscribers by zip code as required under subsection (c) of this Section shall be prorated for each day of that month during which the carrier had not provided the number of subscribers by zip code as required under subsection (c) of this Section. Any penalty imposed under this subsection (e) is in addition to the amount of the delinquency and is in addition to any other penalty imposed under this Section.
    (f) If, before midnight on the last day of the third calendar month after the closing date of the remit period, a wireless carrier does not provide the number of subscribers by zip code as required under subsection (c) of this Section, then the report is deemed delinquent and the Illinois Commerce Commission may impose a penalty against the carrier in an amount equal to the greater of:
        (1) $25 for each month or portion of a month that the
    
report is delinquent; or
        (2) an amount equal to the product of 1/2 and the
    
number of subscribers served by the wireless carrier.
    A penalty imposed in accordance with this subsection (f) for a portion of a month during which the carrier pays the delinquent amount in full shall be prorated for each day of that month that the delinquent amount was paid in full. Any penalty imposed under this subsection (f) is in addition to any other penalty imposed under this Section.
    (g) The Illinois Commerce Commission may enforce the collection of any delinquent amount and any penalty due and unpaid under this Section by legal action or in any other manner by which the collection of debts due the State of Illinois may be enforced under the laws of this State. The Executive Director of the Illinois Commerce Commission, or his or her designee, may excuse the payment of any penalty imposed under this Section if the Executive Director, or his or her designee, determines that the enforcement of this penalty is unjust.
    (h) Notwithstanding any provision of law to the contrary, nothing shall impair the right of wireless carriers to recover compliance costs for all emergency communications services that are not reimbursed out of the Wireless Carrier Reimbursement Fund directly from their wireless subscribers via line-item charges on the wireless subscriber's bill. Those compliance costs include all costs incurred by wireless carriers in complying with local, State, and federal regulatory or legislative mandates that require the transmission and receipt of emergency communications to and from the general public, including, but not limited to, E-911.
    (i) The Auditor General shall conduct, on an annual basis, an audit of the Wireless Service Emergency Fund and the Wireless Carrier Reimbursement Fund for compliance with the requirements of this Act. The audit shall include, but not be limited to, the following determinations:
        (1) Whether the Commission is maintaining detailed
    
records of all receipts and disbursements from the Wireless Carrier Emergency Fund and the Wireless Carrier Reimbursement Fund.
        (2) Whether the Commission's administrative costs
    
charged to the funds are adequately documented and are reasonable.
        (3) Whether the Commission's procedures for making
    
grants and providing reimbursements in accordance with the Act are adequate.
        (4) The status of the implementation of wireless
    
9-1-1 and E9-1-1 services in Illinois.
    The Commission, the Department of State Police, and any other entity or person that may have information relevant to the audit shall cooperate fully and promptly with the Office of the Auditor General in conducting the audit. The Auditor General shall commence the audit as soon as possible and distribute the report upon completion in accordance with Section 3-14 of the Illinois State Auditing Act.
(Source: P.A. 97-463, eff. 1-1-12.)

50 ILCS 751/20

    (50 ILCS 751/20)
    (Section scheduled to be repealed on July 1, 2014)
    Sec. 20. Wireless Service Emergency Fund; uses. The Wireless Service Emergency Fund is created as a special fund in the State treasury. Subject to appropriation, moneys in the Wireless Service Emergency Fund may only be used for grants for emergency telephone system boards, qualified government entities, or the Department of State Police. These grants may be used only for the design, implementation, operation, maintenance, or upgrade of wireless 9-1-1 or E9-1-1 emergency services and public safety answering points, and for no other purposes.
    The moneys received by the Department of State Police from the Wireless Service Emergency Fund, in any year, may be used for any costs relating to the leasing, modification, or maintenance of any building or facility used to house personnel or equipment associated with the operation of wireless 9-1-1 or wireless E9-1-1 emergency services, to ensure service in those areas where service is not otherwise provided.
    Moneys from the Wireless Service Emergency Fund may not be used to pay for or recover any costs associated with public safety agency equipment or personnel dispatched in response to wireless 9-1-1 or wireless E9-1-1 emergency calls.
(Source: P.A. 91-660, eff. 12-22-99.)

50 ILCS 751/25

    (50 ILCS 751/25)
    (Section scheduled to be repealed on July 1, 2014)
    Sec. 25. Wireless Service Emergency Fund; distribution of moneys. Within 60 days after the effective date of this Act, wireless carriers shall submit to the Illinois Commerce Commission the number of wireless subscribers by zip code and the 9-digit zip code of the wireless subscribers, if currently being used or later implemented by the carrier.
    The Illinois Commerce Commission shall, subject to appropriation, make monthly proportional grants to the appropriate emergency telephone system board or qualified governmental entity based upon the United States Postal Zip Code of the wireless subscriber's billing address. No matching funds shall be required from grant recipients.
    If the Illinois Commerce Commission is notified of an area of overlapping jurisdiction, grants for that area shall be made based upon reference to an official Master Street Address Guide to the emergency telephone system board or qualified governmental entity whose public service answering points provide wireless 9-1-1 service in that area. The emergency telephone system board or qualified governmental entity shall provide the Illinois Commerce Commission with a valid copy of the appropriate Master Street Address Guide. The Illinois Commerce Commission does not have a duty to verify jurisdictional responsibility.
    In the event of a subscriber billing address being matched to an incorrect jurisdiction by the Illinois Commerce Commission, the recipient, upon notification from the Illinois Commerce Commission, shall redirect the funds to the correct jurisdiction. The Illinois Commerce Commission shall not be held liable for any damages relating to an act or omission under this Act, unless the act or omission constitutes gross negligence, recklessness, or intentional misconduct.
    In the event of a dispute between emergency telephone system boards or qualified governmental entities concerning a subscriber billing address, the Illinois Commerce Commission shall resolve the dispute.
    The Illinois Commerce Commission shall maintain detailed records of all receipts and disbursements and shall provide an annual accounting of all receipts and disbursements to the Auditor General.
    The Illinois Commerce Commission shall adopt rules to govern the grant process.
    The Illinois Commerce Commission must conduct a study to determine the future technological and financial needs of the wireless 9-1-1 systems. The study shall include input from the telecommunications industry, the Illinois National Emergency Number Association, and the public safety community. The Illinois Commerce Commission may use moneys in the Wireless Service Emergency Fund for the purpose of conducting the study. The Illinois Commerce Commission must report its findings and recommendations to the General Assembly within one year after the effective date of this amendatory Act of the 96th General Assembly.
(Source: P.A. 95-698, eff. 1-1-08; 96-1443, eff. 8-20-10.)

50 ILCS 751/30

    (50 ILCS 751/30)
    (Section scheduled to be repealed on July 1, 2014)
    Sec. 30. Wireless Carrier Reimbursement Fund; uses. The Wireless Carrier Reimbursement Fund is created as a special fund in the State treasury. Moneys in the Wireless Carrier Reimbursement Fund may be used, subject to appropriation, only (i) to reimburse wireless carriers for all of their costs incurred in complying with the applicable provisions of Federal Communications Commission wireless enhanced 9-1-1 service mandates and (ii) to pay the reasonable and necessary costs of the Illinois Commerce Commission in exercising its rights, duties, powers, and functions under this Act. This reimbursement to wireless carriers may include, but need not be limited to, the cost of designing, upgrading, purchasing, leasing, programming, installing, testing, and maintaining necessary data, hardware, and software and associated operating and administrative costs and overhead.
(Source: P.A. 93-839, eff. 7-30-04.)

50 ILCS 751/35

    (50 ILCS 751/35)
    (Section scheduled to be repealed on July 1, 2014)
    Sec. 35. Wireless Carrier Reimbursement Fund; reimbursement.
    (a) To recover costs from the Wireless Carrier Reimbursement Fund, the wireless carrier shall submit sworn invoices to the Illinois Commerce Commission. In no event may any invoice for payment be approved for (i) costs that are not related to compliance with the requirements established by the wireless enhanced 9-1-1 mandates of the Federal Communications Commission, (ii) costs with respect to any wireless enhanced 9-1-1 service that is not operable at the time the invoice is submitted, or (iii) costs in excess of the sum of (A) the carrier's balance, as determined under subsection (e) of this Section, plus (B) 100% of the surcharge remitted to the Wireless Carrier Reimbursement Fund by the wireless carrier under Section 17(b) since the last annual review of the balance in the Wireless Carrier Reimbursement Fund under subsection (e) of this Section, less reimbursements paid to the carrier out of the Wireless Carrier Reimbursement Fund since the last annual review of the balance under subsection (e) of this Section, unless the wireless carrier received prior approval for the expenditures from the Illinois Commerce Commission.
    (b) If in any month the total amount of invoices submitted to the Illinois Commerce Commission and approved for payment exceeds the amount available in the Wireless Carrier Reimbursement Fund, wireless carriers that have invoices approved for payment shall receive a pro-rata share of the amount available in the Wireless Carrier Reimbursement Fund based on the relative amount of their approved invoices available that month, and the balance of the payments shall be carried into the following months until all of the approved payments are made.
    (c) A wireless carrier may not receive payment from the Wireless Carrier Reimbursement Fund for its costs of providing wireless enhanced 9-1-1 services in an area when a unit of local government or emergency telephone system board provides wireless 9-1-1 services in that area and was imposing and collecting a wireless carrier surcharge prior to July 1, 1998.
    (d) The Illinois Commerce Commission shall maintain detailed records of all receipts and disbursements and shall provide an annual accounting of all receipts and disbursements to the Auditor General.
    (e) The Illinois Commerce Commission must annually review the balance in the Wireless Carrier Reimbursement Fund as of June 30 of each year and shall direct the Comptroller to transfer into the Wireless Services Emergency Fund for distribution in accordance with Section 25 of this Act any amount in excess of the amount of deposits into the Fund for the 24 months prior to June 30 less:
        (1) the amount of paid and payables received by June
    
30 for the 24 months prior to June 30 as determined eligible under subsection (a) of this Section;
        (2) the administrative costs associated with the Fund
    
for the 24 months prior to June 30; and
        (3) the prorated portion of any other adjustments
    
made to the Fund in the 24 months prior to June 30.
    After making the calculation required under this subsection (e), each carrier's available balance for purposes of reimbursements must be adjusted using the same calculation.
    (f) The Illinois Commerce Commission shall adopt rules to govern the reimbursement process.
    (g) On January 1, 2008 (the effective date of Public Act 95-698), or as soon thereafter as practical, the State Comptroller shall order transferred and the State Treasurer shall transfer the sum of $8,000,000 from the Wireless Carrier Reimbursement Fund to the Wireless Service Emergency Fund. That amount shall be used by the Illinois Commerce Commission to make grants in the manner described in Section 25 of this Act.
(Source: P.A. 95-63, eff. 8-13-07; 95-698, eff. 1-1-08; 95-876, eff. 8-21-08.)

50 ILCS 751/40

    (50 ILCS 751/40)
    (Section scheduled to be repealed on July 1, 2014)
    Sec. 40. Public disclosure. Because of the highly competitive nature of the wireless telephone industry, a public disclosure of information about surcharge moneys paid by wireless carriers could have the effect of stifling competition to the detriment of the public and the delivery of wireless 9-1-1 services. Therefore, the Illinois Commerce Commission, the Department of State Police, governmental agencies, and individuals with access to that information shall take appropriate steps to prevent public disclosure of this information. Information and data supporting the amount and distribution of surcharge moneys collected and remitted by an individual wireless carrier shall be deemed exempt information for purposes of the Freedom of Information Act and shall not be publicly disclosed. The gross amount paid by all carriers shall not be deemed exempt and may be publicly disclosed.
(Source: P.A. 93-839, eff. 7-30-04.)

50 ILCS 751/45

    (50 ILCS 751/45)
    (Section scheduled to be repealed on July 1, 2014)
    Sec. 45. Continuation of current practices. Notwithstanding any other provision of this Act, a unit of local government or emergency telephone system board providing wireless 9-1-1 service and imposing and collecting a wireless carrier surcharge prior to July 1, 1998 may continue its practices of imposing and collecting its wireless carrier surcharge, but in no event shall that monthly surcharge exceed $2.50 per commercial mobile radio service (CMRS) connection or in-service telephone number billed on a monthly basis. For mobile telecommunications services provided on and after August 1, 2002, any surcharge imposed 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.
    In addition to any other lawful purpose, a municipality with a population over 500,000 may use the moneys collected under this Section 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.
(Source: P.A. 95-698, eff. 1-1-08.)

50 ILCS 751/50

    (50 ILCS 751/50)
    (Section scheduled to be repealed on July 1, 2014)
    Sec. 50. Limitation of liability. Notwithstanding any other provision of law, in no event shall a unit of local government, the Illinois Commerce Commission as successor agency to the Department of Central Management Services, the Department of State Police, or a public safety agency, public safety answering point, emergency telephone system board, or wireless carrier, or its officers, employees, assigns, or agents, be liable for any form of civil damages or criminal liability that directly or indirectly results from, or is caused by, any act or omission in the development, design, installation, operation, maintenance, performance, or provision of wireless 9-1-1 or wireless E9-1-1 service, unless the act or omission constitutes gross negligence, recklessness, or intentional misconduct.
    A unit of local government, the Illinois Commerce Commission as successor agency to the Department of Central Management Services, the Department of State Police, or a public safety agency, public safety answering point, emergency telephone system board, or wireless carrier, or its officers, employees, assigns, or agents, shall not be liable for any form of civil damages or criminal liability that directly or indirectly results from, or is caused by, the release of subscriber information to any governmental entity as required under the provisions of this Act, unless the release constitutes gross negligence, recklessness, or intentional misconduct.
(Source: P.A. 93-839, eff. 7-30-04.)

50 ILCS 751/55

    (50 ILCS 751/55)
    (Section scheduled to be repealed on July 1, 2014)
    Sec. 55. Severability. If any provision of this Act or its application to any person or circumstance is held invalid, the invalidity of that provision or application does not affect other provisions or applications of this Act that can be given effect without the invalid application or provision.
(Source: P.A. 91-660, eff. 12-22-99.)

50 ILCS 751/60

    (50 ILCS 751/60)
    (Section scheduled to be repealed on July 1, 2014)
    Sec. 60. Home rule. A home rule unit, other than a home rule municipality having a population in excess of 500,000 that was imposing its own surcharge on wireless carriers prior to July 1, 1998, may not impose a separate surcharge on wireless 9-1-1 service in addition to the surcharge imposed on wireless 9-1-1 service under this Act. This Section is a limitation under subsection (g) of Section 6 of Article VII of the Illinois Constitution on the powers and functions of home rule units not exercised or performed by the State.
(Source: P.A. 91-660, eff. 12-22-99.)

50 ILCS 751/65

    (50 ILCS 751/65)
    (Section scheduled to be repealed on July 1, 2014)
    Sec. 65. Review. This Act and any regulation established by a State agency pursuant to this Act shall be reviewed by the Auditor General prior to October 1, 2001.
(Source: P.A. 91-660, eff. 12-22-99.)

50 ILCS 751/70

    (50 ILCS 751/70)
    (Section scheduled to be repealed on July 1, 2014)
    Sec. 70. Repealer. This Act is repealed on July 1, 2014.
(Source: P.A. 97-1163, eff. 2-4-13; 98-45, eff. 6-28-13.)

50 ILCS 751/75

    (50 ILCS 751/75)
    (Section scheduled to be repealed on July 1, 2014)
    Sec. 75. Transfer of rights, functions, powers, duties, and property to Illinois Commerce Commission; rules and standards; savings provisions.
    (a) Beginning July 1, 2004, the rights, functions, powers, and duties of the Department of Central Management Services as set forth in this Act are transferred to and shall be exercised by the Illinois Commerce Commission. By July 1, 2004, the Department of Central Management Services shall transfer and deliver to the Illinois Commerce Commission all books, records, documents, property (real and personal), unexpended appropriations, and pending business pertaining to the rights, powers, duties, and functions transferred to the Illinois Commerce Commission under this amendatory Act of the 93rd General Assembly.
    (b) The rules and standards of the Department of Central Management Services that are in effect on June 30, 2004 and that pertain to the rights, powers, duties, and functions transferred to the Illinois Commerce Commission under this amendatory Act of the 93rd General Assembly shall become the rules and standards of the Illinois Commerce Commission on July 1, 2004, and shall continue in effect until amended or repealed by the Illinois Commerce Commission.
    Any rules pertaining to the rights, powers, duties, and functions transferred to the Illinois Commerce Commission under this amendatory Act of the 93rd General Assembly that have been proposed by the Department of Central Management Services but have not taken effect or been finally adopted by June 30, 2004, shall become proposed rules of the Illinois Commerce Commission on July 1, 2004, and any rulemaking procedures that have already been completed by the Department of Central Management Services for those proposed rules need not be repealed.
    As soon as it is practical after July 1, 2004, the Illinois Commerce Commission shall revise and clarify the rules transferred to it under this amendatory Act of the 93rd General Assembly to reflect the transfer of rights, powers, duties, and functions effected by this amendatory Act of the 93rd General Assembly using the procedures for recodification of rules available under the Illinois Administrative Procedure Act, except that existing title, part, and section numbering for the affected rules may be retained. The Illinois Commerce Commission may propose and adopt under the Illinois Administrative Procedure Act any other rules necessary to consolidate and clarify those rules.
    (c) The rights, powers, duties, and functions transferred to the Illinois Commerce Commission by this amendatory Act of the 93rd General Assembly shall be vested in and exercised by the Commission subject to the provisions of this Act. An act done by the Illinois Commerce Commission or an officer, employee, or agent of the Commission in the exercise of the transferred rights, powers, duties, and functions shall have the same legal effect as if done by the Department of Central Management Services or an officer, employee, or agent of the Department.
    The transfer of rights, powers, duties, and functions to the Illinois Commerce Commission under this amendatory Act of the 93rd General Assembly does not invalidate any previous action taken by or in respect to the Department of Central Management Services, its officers, employees, or agents. References to the Department of Central Management Services or its officers, employees, or agents in any document, contract, agreement, or law shall, in appropriate contexts, be deemed to refer to the Illinois Commerce Commission or its officers, employees, or agents.
    The transfer of rights, powers, duties, and functions to the Illinois Commerce Commission under this amendatory Act of the 93rd General Assembly does not affect any person's rights, obligations, or duties, including any civil or criminal penalties applicable thereto, arising out of those transferred rights, powers, duties, and functions.
    This amendatory Act of the 93rd General Assembly does not affect any act done, ratified, or cancelled, any right occurring or established, or any action or proceeding commenced in an administrative, civil, or criminal case before July 1, 2004. Any such action or proceeding that pertains to a right, power, duty, or function transferred to the Illinois Commerce Commission under this amendatory Act of the 93rd General Assembly that is pending on that date may be prosecuted, defended, or continued by the Department of Central Management Services.
    For the purposes of Section 9b of the State Finance Act, the Illinois Commerce Commission is the successor to the Department of Central Management Services with respect to the rights, duties, powers, and functions transferred by this amendatory Act of the 93rd General Assembly.
(Source: P.A. 93-839, eff. 7-30-04.)

50 ILCS 751/80

    (50 ILCS 751/80)
    (Section scheduled to be repealed on July 1, 2014)
    Sec. 80. Prepaid wireless telecommunications service; surcharge. The wireless carrier surcharge and any other requirements imposed by Section 17 or authorized by Section 45 shall not apply to prepaid wireless telecommunications service. The provisions of the Prepaid Wireless 9-1-1 Surcharge Act shall apply to prepaid wireless telecommunications service.
(Source: P.A. 97-463, eff. 1-1-12.)

50 ILCS 751/85

    (50 ILCS 751/85)
    (Section scheduled to be repealed on July 1, 2014)
    Sec. 85. 9-1-1 Services Advisory Board. There is hereby created the 9-1-1 Services Advisory Board. The Board shall work with the Commission to determine the 9-1-1 costs necessary for every 9-1-1 system to adequately function and shall submit, by May 1, 2014, recommendations on whether there is a need to consolidate 9-1-1 functions to the General Assembly. The Board shall consist of 11 members appointed by the Governor as follows:
        (1) the Executive Director of the Illinois Commerce
    
Commission, or his or her designee;
        (2) one member representing the Illinois chapter of
    
the National Emergency Number Association;
        (3) one member representing the Illinois chapter of
    
the Association of Public-Safety Communications Officials;
        (4) one member representing a county 9-1-1 system
    
from a county with a population of 50,000 or less;
        (5) one member representing a county 9-1-1 system
    
from a county with a population between 50,000 and 250,000;
        (6) one member representing a county 9-1-1 system
    
from a county with a population of 250,000 or more;
        (7) one member representing an incumbent local
    
exchange 9-1-1 system provider;
        (8) one member representing a non-incumbent local
    
exchange 9-1-1 system provider;
        (9) one member representing a large wireless carrier;
        (10) one member representing a small wireless
    
carrier; and
        (11) one member representing the Illinois
    
Telecommunications Association.
    The Board is abolished on July 1, 2014.
(Source: P.A. 98-45, eff. 6-28-13; 98-602, eff. 12-6-13.)

50 ILCS 751/800

    (50 ILCS 751/800)
    Sec. 800. (Amendatory provisions; text omitted.)
(Source: P.A. 91-660, eff. 12-22-99; text omitted.)

50 ILCS 751/805

    (50 ILCS 751/805)
    Sec. 805. (Amendatory provisions; text omitted).
(Source: P.A. 91-660, eff. 12-22-99; text omitted.)

50 ILCS 751/810

    (50 ILCS 751/810)
    Sec. 810. (Amendatory provisions; text omitted).
(Source: P.A. 91-660, eff. 12-22-99; text omitted.)

50 ILCS 751/995

    (50 ILCS 751/995)
    (Section scheduled to be repealed on July 1, 2014)
    Sec. 995. No acceleration or delay. Where this Act makes changes in a statute that is represented in this Act by text that is not yet or no longer in effect (for example, a Section represented by multiple versions), the use of that text does not accelerate or delay the taking effect of (i) the changes made by this Act or (ii) provisions derived from any other Public Act.
(Source: P.A. 91-660, eff. 12-22-99.)

50 ILCS 751/999

    (50 ILCS 751/999)
    (Section scheduled to be repealed on July 1, 2014)
    (Public Act 91-660 actually took effect on December 22, 1999, as determined under the Effective Date of Laws Act)
    Sec. 999. Effective date. This Act takes effect July 1, 1999.
(Source: P.A. 91-660, eff. 12-22-99.)