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 Bill Status of HB4120  95th General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Linda Chapa LaVia

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/13/2009HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
220 ILCS 5/8-511 new

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Public Utilities Act. Provides that if a municipality, pursuant to an ordinance adopted by the corporate authorities of the municipality, enters into a contract with a provider of wireless Internet services (ISP) for the purpose of providing municipal and public access to a wireless broadband Internet network, then a public utility that owns or co-owns above-ground utility poles, including, but not limited to, street light and traffic poles and pole arms located in the public rights-of-way within the municipality, shall be required to enter into pole access agreements with the ISP to allow access to all above-ground poles of the public utility located in the public right-of-way. Contains provisions concerning the terms and conditions of the pole access agreements. Provides that the Illinois Commerce Commission shall, within 60 days after the effective date of the amendatory Act, adopt rules concerning pole access rates, terms, and conditions and any necessary additional procedures for hearing and resolving contested cases concerning the rates, terms, and conditions. Contains provisions concerning the enforcement of decisions by the Commission regarding contested cases. Effective immediately.

DateChamber Action
  7/12/2007HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Linda Chapa LaVia
  7/13/2007HouseFirst Reading
  7/13/2007HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  1/13/2009HouseSession Sine Die

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