Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
Amends the Illinois Plumbing License Law. Provides that the
Department of Public Health may notify telecommunications carriers, by
an order of correction, to disconnect the services for telephone
numbers contained in printed advertisements which contain a false
license number or a license number for a person other than the
advertiser or which are placed or circulated by a person who is not
properly licensed under the Act. Provides for review and enforcement
procedures. Amends the Public Utilities Act. Provides that
telecommunications carriers shall comply with orders to disconnect
issued by the Department of Public Health under the provision
regarding plumbing advertisements. Effective January 1, 2000.
FISCAL NOTE (Dept. of Public Health)
The fiscal implications of this legislation are difficult to
estimate at this time.
HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1.
Adds reference to:
225 ILCS 320/2
Amends the Illinois Plumbing License Law. Defines
"telecommunications carrier". Provides that the Department of Public
Health may notify telecommunications carriers, by an Order of
Correction, to disconnect the services for telephone numbers contained
in printed advertisements that contain a false license number, contain
a license number for a person other than the advertiser, or is placed
or circulated by a person who is not properly licensed under the Act.
Provides that, after an Order of Correction is issued, the telecommun-
ications carrier shall not refer calls to any new telephone number
obtained by or any existing number registered to the person. Provides
review, enforcement, and restoration procedures.
BALANCED BUDGET NOTE, H-AM 1 (Bureau of the Budget)
Since the bill is not a supplemental appropriation, the Balanc-
ed Budget Note Act is inapplicable.
HOUSING AFFORDABILITY NOTE, H-AM 1 (Housing Development Auth.)
No fiscal effect on a single-family residence.
JUDICIAL NOTE, H-AM 1 (Administrative Office of Ill. Courts)
The bill would neither decrease nor increase the number of
judges needed in the State.
Last action on Bill: PUBLIC ACT.............................. 91-0184
Last action date: 99-07-20
Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE - 1 SENATE - 0
END OF INQUIRY
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