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 Bill Status of SB2531  102nd General Assembly


Short Description:  UTILITIES-CABLE EQUIP RENTAL

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Cristina Castro - Iris Y. Martinez - Jacqueline Y. Collins, Suzy Glowiak Hilton, Laura M. Murphy, Patrick J. Joyce, Patricia Van Pelt and Michael E. Hastings

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/13/2021SenateSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
220 ILCS 5/22-501


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Public Utilities Act. Provides that cable or video providers shall cease charging customers for modems and routers, whether rented together or separately, when the customer has paid to the provider the wholesale cost of the modem or router, or modem and router if rented together, plus a reasonable mark-up not to exceed 5% of the modem, router, or modem and router wholesale cost to the provider. Provides that the cable and video provider shall provide notice regarding the discontinuance of rental charges to the customer in each billing statement. Provides that the notice shall include a disclosure of rights and responsibilities relating to the maintenance of modems and routers.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  1/28/2020SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Cristina Castro
  1/28/2020SenateFirst Reading
  1/28/2020SenateReferred to Assignments
  2/4/2020SenateAssigned to Telecommunications and Information Technology
  2/4/2020SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Suzy Glowiak Hilton
  2/5/2020SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Laura M. Murphy
  2/5/2020SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Iris Y. Martinez
  2/5/2020SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Patrick J. Joyce
  2/5/2020SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Jacqueline Y. Collins
  2/6/2020SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Patricia Van Pelt
  2/27/2020SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Michael E. Hastings
  3/18/2020SenateRule 2-10 Committee Deadline Established As April 2, 2020
  3/25/2020SenateRule 2-10 Committee Deadline Established As April 24, 2020
  3/25/2020SenateRule 2-10 Third Reading/Passage Deadline Established As May 7, 2020
  4/12/2020SenatePursuant to Senate Rule 3-9(b) / Referred to Assignments
  4/16/2020SenateRule 2-10 Committee Deadline Established As April 30, 2020
  4/23/2020SenateRule 2-10 Committee Deadline Established As May 7, 2020
  4/23/2020SenateRule 2-10 Third Reading/Passage Deadline Established As May 15, 2020
  4/30/2020SenateRule 2-10 Committee Deadline Established As May 15, 2020
  4/30/2020SenateRule 2-10 Third Reading/Passage Deadline Established As May 22, 2020
  5/7/2020SenateRule 2-10 Committee Deadline Established As May 22, 2020
  5/7/2020SenateRule 2-10 Third Reading/Passage Deadline Established As May 29, 2020
  5/15/2020SenateRule 2-10 Committee/3rd Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2020
  1/13/2021SenateSession Sine Die

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