|Public Act 098-0332|
|HB2856 Enrolled||LRB098 08809 OMW 38935 b|
AN ACT concerning local government.
Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
The Emergency Telephone System Act is amended by
adding Section 17 as follows:
(50 ILCS 750/17 new)
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
(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