91st General Assembly
Status of HB3982
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   220 ILCS 5/13-202.1 new                                                     
   220 ILCS 5/13-408 new                                                       
   220 ILCS 5/13-506.1       from Ch. 111 2/3, par. 13-506.1                   
   220 ILCS 5/13-508         from Ch. 111 2/3, par. 13-508                     
   220 ILCS 5/13-515                                                           
   220 ILCS 5/13-516                                                           
   220 ILCS 5/13-803         from Ch. 111 2/3, par. 13-803                     

        Amends the Telecommunications Article  of  the  Public  Utilities      
   Act.   Provides  that  telecommunications  carriers  have  the duty to      
   interconnect with other carriers and the duty  to  provide  access  to      
   certain  facilities.  Requires local exchange carriers to negotiate in      
   good faith regarding dialing parity, number portability, and access to      
   facilities.  Allows the Commerce Commission to delay the applicability      
   of interconnection and negotiating requirements until January 1,  2003      
   for  telecommunications  carriers with fewer than 1,000,000 subscriber      
   lines.  Provides that local incumbent exchange carriers that  fail  to      
   meet the duties imposed may not be regulated under an alternative form      
   of  regulation.   Requires  the  Commerce  Commission to report to the      
   General  Assembly  once  every  6   months   the   extent   to   which      
   telecommunications  carriers  are  complying  with interconnection and      
   negotiating requirements.  Increases the amount of various  penalties.      
   Delays   repeal  of  the  Telecommunications  Article  of  the  Public      
   Utilities Act until July 1, 2006.  Effective immediately.                   
   00-01-27  H  FILED WITH CLERK                                               
   00-01-27  H  ADDED AS A JOINT SPONSOR                 BOLAND                
   00-01-27  H  FIRST READING                                                  
   00-01-27  H  REFERRED TO HOUSE RULES COMMITTEE        RULES                 
   01-01-09  H  SESSION SINE DIE                                               


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