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 Bill Status of HB3650  102nd General Assembly


Short Description:  TELECOM-OUTREACH-SVC-DIGTL LIT

House Sponsors
Rep. Constance A. Howard - Milton Patterson - Ruth Munson - Marlow H. Colvin - Karen A. Yarbrough, Monique D. Davis, Sara Feigenholtz, Calvin L. Giles, Robert Rita and Julie Hamos

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. Don Harmon - Kwame Raoul - Miguel del Valle - Kirk W. Dillard - Donne E. Trotter, Jacqueline Y. Collins, Mattie Hunter and Martin A. Sandoval)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  4/28/2006HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 94-0734

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act


Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Integrated Telecommunications Outreach, Quality of Service, and Digital Literacy Act. Requires the Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity to: (i) establish a telecommunications outreach program in consultation with the Illinois Commerce Commission and (ii) establish a Quality of Service Data Sharing program in cooperation with the Illinois Commerce Commission and the Attorney General. Requires the Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity, in cooperation with various State agencies and other entities, to establish an Eliminate the Digital Divide Trust Program.

House Committee Amendment No. 1
Deletes everything. Creates the Integrated Telecommunications Outreach, Outcomes Planning, and Digital Literacy Act. Requires the Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity to: (i) establish a telecommunications outreach program in consultation with the Illinois Commerce Commission and (ii) establish a Telecommunications Service Outcomes, Data Sharing, and Local Planning program in cooperation with the Illinois Commerce Commission and the Attorney General. Requires the Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity, in cooperation with various State agencies and other entities, to establish an Eliminate the Digital Divide Community Trust Program.

 State Mandates Fiscal Note (H-AM 1) (Department of Commerce and Economic Oppor)
 In the opinion of the Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity, House Bill 3650 (H-AM 1) does not create a State mandate under the State Mandates Act.

 Fiscal Note (H-AM 1) (Department of Commerce and Economic Oppor)
 House Bill 3650 (H-AM 1) is estimated to have a fiscal impact of at least $252,000 on the Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity for a minimum of three (3) additional headcount and associated resources to administer the requirements of this legislation. The amount of headcount required could increase, depending upon the amount of grant funding provided by the General Assembly, which is unknown at this time. This fiscal note does not address the impact of this legislation on any other agency.

House Floor Amendment No. 3
Deletes reference to:
New Act
Adds reference to:
30 ILCS 780/5-30

Deletes everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Eliminate the Digital Divide Law. Provides that the Director of Commerce and Economic Opportunity shall appoint 2 members to the Digital Divide Elimination Committee, one of whom shall represent the telecommunications industry and one of whom shall represent community technology centers. Creates the Digital Divide Elimination Working Group. Requires the Working Group to: (i) undertake a thorough review of certain grant programs in order to identify sources of revenue for the Digital Divide Elimination Fund; (ii) research and catalog various programs designed to advance digital literacy and computer access; and (iii) present the information compiled by the Working Group to the Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity. Provides that the Department shall serve as a single point of contact for applying for funding from the Fund and for distributing information to the public about programs designed to advance digital literacy and computer access. Effective immediately.

 Fiscal Note (H-AM 2) (Department of Commerce and Economic Oppor)
 House Bill 3650 (H-AM 2) is estimated to have a fiscal impact of at least $252,000 on the Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity for a minimum of three (3) additional headcount and associated resources to administer the requirements of this legislation. The amount of headcount required could increase, depending upon the amount of grant funding provided by the General Assembly, which is unknown at this time. This fiscal note does not address the impact of this legislation on any other agency.

 Fiscal Note (H-AM 3) (Department of Commerce and Economic Oppor)
 The fiscal impact of House Bill 3650 (H-AM 3) on the Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity is estimated to be minimal, and can be absorbed within the Department's current budget.

Senate Floor Amendment No. 1
Adds reference to:
30 ILCS 780/5-45

Deletes everything after the enacting clause. Reinserts the provisions of the engrossed bill but makes the following changes. Further amends the Eliminate the Digital Divide Law. Specifies additional purposes of Community Technology Center grants. Deletes a provision concerning the total amount of certain grants authorized to be awarded in fiscal year 2001 under the Community Technology Center Grant Program. Provides that no Community Technology Center may receive a grant of more than $75,000 (rather, than $50,000) in any fiscal year. Provides that grant applications shall be submitted to the Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity on a schedule of one or more deadlines established by the Department by rule (now, the grant applications must be submitted not later than March 15 for the next fiscal year). Provides that, subject to appropriation, the Department may expend not more than $100,000 in fiscal year 2006 and each fiscal year thereafter to establish and administer a Statewide Community Technology Center Network to assist in local and regional planning and revenue development and outreach. Effective immediately.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/24/2005HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Constance A. Howard
  2/24/2005HouseFirst Reading
  2/24/2005HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  3/1/2005HouseAssigned to Computer Technology Committee
  3/10/2005HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Milton Patterson
  3/10/2005HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Ruth Munson
  3/10/2005HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Computer Technology Committee
  3/10/2005HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted in Computer Technology Committee; by Voice Vote
  3/10/2005HouseDo Pass as Amended / Short Debate Computer Technology Committee; 006-000-000
  3/10/2005HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  3/16/2005HouseState Mandates Fiscal Note Filed As Amended by HA 1
  3/18/2005HouseFiscal Note Filed As Amended by HA 1
  3/29/2005HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Sara Feigenholtz
  4/8/2005HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  4/8/2005HouseHeld on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Short Debate
  4/11/2005HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Constance A. Howard
  4/11/2005HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Referred to Rules Committee
  4/11/2005HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 3 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Constance A. Howard
  4/11/2005HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 3 Referred to Rules Committee
  4/13/2005HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 3 Rules Refers to Computer Technology Committee
  4/13/2005HouseFiscal Note Filed As Amended by HA 2
  4/13/2005HouseFiscal Note Filed As Amended by HA 3
  4/14/2005HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 3 Recommends Be Adopted Computer Technology Committee; 007-000-000
  4/14/2005HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 3 Adopted by Voice Vote
  4/14/2005HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  4/14/2005HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Marlow H. Colvin
  4/14/2005HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Karen A. Yarbrough
  4/14/2005HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Monique D. Davis
  4/15/2005HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 110-000-000
  4/15/2005HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Tabled Pursuant to Rule 40(a)
  4/19/2005SenateArrive in Senate
  4/19/2005SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading April 20, 2005
  4/19/2005SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. Don Harmon
  4/19/2005SenateFirst Reading
  4/19/2005SenateReferred to Rules
  4/20/2005SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Kwame Raoul
  4/21/2005SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Miguel del Valle
  4/21/2005SenateAssigned to State Government
  5/5/2005SenateDo Pass State Government; 007-000-000
  5/5/2005SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading May 10, 2005
  5/13/2005SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Kirk W. Dillard
  5/13/2005SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Don Harmon
  5/13/2005SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules
  5/16/2005SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Donne E. Trotter
  5/16/2005SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to State Government
  5/16/2005SenateSecond Reading
  5/16/2005SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 17, 2005
  5/18/2005SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Recommend Do Adopt State Government; 007-000-000
  5/19/2005HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Calvin L. Giles
  5/19/2005HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Robert Rita
  5/19/2005SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Jacqueline Y. Collins
  5/19/2005SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Mattie Hunter
  5/20/2005SenateRule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Extended to December 31, 2005
  5/31/2005SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Martin A. Sandoval
  5/31/2005SenateRecalled to Second Reading
  5/31/2005SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Adopted; Harmon
  5/31/2005SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading
  5/31/2005SenateThird Reading - Passed; 058-000-000
  5/31/2005HouseArrived in House
  5/31/2005HousePlaced on Calendar Order of Concurrence Senate Amendment(s) 1
  7/1/2005HouseRule 19(b) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  1/18/2006HouseFinal Action Deadline Extended-9(b) March 3, 2006
  1/18/2006HouseApproved for Consideration Rules Committee; 003-002-000
  1/18/2006HousePlaced on Calendar Order of Concurrence Senate Amendment(s) 1
  1/18/2006HouseSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Rules Referred to Computer Technology Committee
  1/26/2006HouseSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Recommends be Adopted Computer Technology Committee; 005-000-000
  2/1/2006HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Julie Hamos
  2/1/2006HouseSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 House Concurs 113-000-000
  2/1/2006HousePassed Both Houses
  3/2/2006HouseSent to the Governor
  4/28/2006HouseGovernor Approved
  4/28/2006HouseEffective Date April 28, 2006
  4/28/2006HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 94-0734

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