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 Bill Status of HB5292  102nd General Assembly


Short Description:  BROADBAND ACCESS-UNIV SERVICE

House Sponsors
Rep. Julie Hamos - Constance A. Howard - Ruth Munson, Robert S. Molaro and Sara Feigenholtz

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/9/2007HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act
20 ILCS 3921/10


Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Universal Access to Broadband Services Act. Requires the Department of Central Management Services to create and maintain a map of broadband infrastructure in the State. Sets forth that all publicly-held broadband infrastructure shall be available for lease, on a non-discriminatory basis, to any public, private, or non-profit entity. Requires CMS, in cooperation with the Broadband Deployment Council, to establish terms, conditions, procedures, and pricing for lease of the publicly-held broadband infrastructure, taking into consideration sliding fee schedules based on the income and financial resources available to end users and the existence of other community benefits. Authorizes public, private, or non-profit entities seeking to lease publicly-held broadband infrastructure to aggregate customers or demand for broadband services, and to create regional and multi-jurisdictional entities that aggregate customers or demand for broadband services. Authorizes certain pilot projects to stimulate deployment of broadband services in 3 underserved areas of the State. Adds other provisions. Amends the Illinois Century Network Act to provide that the Illinois Century Network shall be available for lease, on a non-discriminatory basis, to any public, private, or non-profit entity pursuant to the Universal Access to Broadband Services Act. Effective immediately.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  1/25/2006HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Julie Hamos
  1/25/2006HouseChief Co-Sponsor Rep. Constance A. Howard
  1/25/2006HouseFirst Reading
  1/25/2006HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/7/2006HouseAssigned to Telecommunications Committee
  2/9/2006HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Ruth Munson
  2/17/2006HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  2/21/2006HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Robert S. Molaro
  2/21/2006HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Sara Feigenholtz
  1/9/2007HouseSession Sine Die

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