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 Bill Status of SB0222  102nd General Assembly


Short Description:  SMALL WIRELESS FACILITIES

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Cristina Castro

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  4/16/2021SenateRule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
50 ILCS 840/15was 50 ILCS 835/15
50 ILCS 840/90 rep.
65 ILCS 5/11-80-24 new


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Small Wireless Facilities Deployment Act. Provides that an authority may require a wireless provider to include documentation and certification that the small wireless facility and location meets all FCC standards and regulations at the wireless provider's sole cost and expense. Provides that an authority may require (currently, propose) that the small wireless facility be collocated on an existing utility pole or existing wireless support structure within 200 (currently, 100) feet of the proposed collocation, which the applicant shall accept if it has the right to use the alternate structure on reasonable terms and conditions and the alternate location and structure does not impose technical limits or additional significant costs (currently, additional material costs as determined by the applicant). Provides that an authority may require a wireless provider to comply with generally applicable standards, including acoustic regulations. Repeals a Section that repeals the Act on June 1, 2021. Amends the Illinois Municipal Code. Provides that a municipality may require that a small wireless facility be collocated on any existing utility pole within its public rights-of-way and the entity owning the utility pole shall provide access for that purpose. Provides that any fee charged for the use of a utility pole under the Section shall be at the lowest rate charged by the entity owning the utility pole and shall not exceed the entity's actual costs. Effective immediately, except for certain provisions.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/17/2021SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Cristina Castro
  2/17/2021SenateFirst Reading
  2/17/2021SenateReferred to Assignments
  4/7/2021SenateAssigned to Energy and Public Utilities
  4/15/2021SenateTo Subcommittee on Future Cellular Development
  4/16/2021SenateRule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments

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