Bill Status of HB5541 9th General Assembly
Short Description: WIRELESS 911-SURCHARGE
Rep. Donald L. Moffitt - Lisa M. Dugan - Mike Bost - David R. Leitch, Brandon W. Phelps, Naomi D. Jakobsson, Karen May and Eddie Lee Jackson, Sr.
| 1/8/2013||House||Session Sine Die|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Wireless Emergency Telephone Safety Act. Defines "Trust Fund". Provides that beginning January 1, 2013, (now, January 1, 2008) the monthly surcharge imposed on wireless carriers shall be $1.00, rather than $0.73. Removes provisions concerning amounts per surcharge to be deposited into specified funds. Requires the State Treasurer to deposit $0.80 per surcharge into the Wireless Service Emergency Fund for distribution to the 9-1-1 authorities and $0.18 per surcharge into the NG9-1-1 Service Equalization Trust Fund. Provides that 1% of the amounts collected may be distributed to the Illinois Commerce Commission to cover administrative costs. Further provides that in the case of a delinquent report, the Illinois Commerce Commission may impose a penalty on a carrier equal to the product of $0.1 (now, 1/2˘) and the number of subscribers served by the carrier, and that any penalty imposed shall be deposited into the NG9-1-1 Service Equalization Trust Fund. Provides that the Act is repealed on January 1, 2018 (now, April 1, 2013). Effective January 1, 2013.