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Full Text of SB2811  101st General Assembly



State of Illinois
2019 and 2020


Introduced 2/4/2020, by Sen. Emil Jones, III


220 ILCS 5/13-101  from Ch. 111 2/3, par. 13-101

    Amends the Public Utilities Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning telecommunications.

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1    AN ACT concerning regulation.
2    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3represented in the General Assembly:
4    Section 5. The Public Utilities Act is amended by changing
5Section 13-101 as follows:
6    (220 ILCS 5/13-101)  (from Ch. 111 2/3, par. 13-101)
7    (Section scheduled to be repealed on December 31, 2020)
8    Sec. 13-101. Application of Act to telecommunications
9rates and services. The The Sections of this Act pertaining to
10public utilities, public utility rates and services, and the
11regulation thereof, are fully and equally applicable to
12noncompetitive telecommunications rates and services, and the
13regulation thereof, except to the extent modified or
14supplemented by the specific provisions of this Article or
15where the context clearly renders such provisions
16inapplicable. Articles I through IV, Sections 5-101, 5-106,
175-108, 5-110, 5-201, 5-202.1, 5-203, 8-301, 8-305, 8-501,
188-502, 8-503, 8-505, 8-509, 8-509.5, 8-510, 9-221, 9-222,
199-222.1, 9-222.2, 9-241, 9-250, and 9-252.1, and Article X of
20this Act are fully and equally applicable to the noncompetitive
21and competitive services of an Electing Provider and to
22competitive telecommunications rates and services, and the
23regulation thereof except that Section 5-109 shall apply to the



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1services of an Electing Provider and to competitive
2telecommunications rates and services only to the extent that
3the Commission requires annual reports authorized by Section
45-109, provided the telecommunications provider may use
5generally accepted accounting practices or accounting systems
6it uses for financial reporting purposes in the annual report,
7and except that Sections 8-505 and 9-250 shall not apply to
8competitive retail telecommunications services and Sections
98-501 and 9-241 shall not apply to competitive services; in
10addition, as to competitive telecommunications rates and
11services, and the regulation thereof, and with the exception of
12competitive retail telecommunications service rates and
13services, all rules and regulations made by a
14telecommunications carrier affecting or pertaining to its
15charges or service shall be just and reasonable. As of the
16effective date of this amendatory Act of the 92nd General
17Assembly, Sections 4-202, 4-203, and 5-202 of this Act shall
18cease to apply to telecommunications rates and services.
19(Source: P.A. 100-20, eff. 7-1-17.)