Rep. Kathleen Willis

Filed: 5/6/2021





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2    AMENDMENT NO. ______. Amend House Bill 3702 on page 1,
3line 6, by inserting "15.4," after "15.2a,"; and
4on page 2, by inserting below line 9 the following:
5    ""9-1-1 System Manager" means the manager, director,
6administrator, or coordinator who at the direction of his or
7her Emergency Telephone System Board is responsible for the
8implementation and execution of the order of authority issued
9by the Commission or the Statewide 9-1-1 Administrator through
10the programs, policies, procedures, and daily operations of
11the 9-1-1 system consistent with the provisions of this Act.";
13on page 24, line 5, by inserting "the 9-1-1 System Manager and"
14after "of"; and
15on page 30, by replacing lines 1 through 3 with the following:



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1"services and does not provide for 2-way communication is
2prohibited in a 9-1-1 system."; and
3on page 31, by inserting below line 1 the following:
4    "(50 ILCS 750/15.4)  (from Ch. 134, par. 45.4)
5    (Section scheduled to be repealed on December 31, 2021)
6    Sec. 15.4. Emergency Telephone System Board; powers.
7    (a) Except as provided in subsection (e) of this Section,
8the corporate authorities of any county or municipality may
9establish an Emergency Telephone System Board.
10    The corporate authorities shall provide for the manner of
11appointment and the number of members of the Board, provided
12that the board shall consist of not fewer than 5 members, one
13of whom must be a public member who is a resident of the local
14exchange service territory included in the 9-1-1 coverage
15area, one of whom (in counties with a population less than
16100,000) may be a member of the county board, and at least 3 of
17whom shall be representative of the 9-1-1 public safety
18agencies, including but not limited to police departments,
19fire departments, emergency medical services providers, and
20emergency services and disaster agencies, and appointed on the
21basis of their ability or experience. In counties with a
22population of more than 100,000 but less than 2,000,000, a
23member of the county board may serve on the Emergency
24Telephone System Board. Elected officials, including members



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1of a county board, are also eligible to serve on the board.
2Members of the board shall serve without compensation but
3shall be reimbursed for their actual and necessary expenses.
4Any 2 or more municipalities, counties, or combination
5thereof, may, instead of establishing individual boards,
6establish by intergovernmental agreement a Joint Emergency
7Telephone System Board pursuant to this Section. The manner of
8appointment of such a joint board shall be prescribed in the
9agreement. On or after the effective date of this amendatory
10Act of the 100th General Assembly, any new intergovernmental
11agreement entered into to establish or join a Joint Emergency
12Telephone System Board shall provide for the appointment of a
13PSAP representative to the board.
14    Upon the effective date of this amendatory Act of the 98th
15General Assembly, appointed members of the Emergency Telephone
16System Board shall serve staggered 3-year terms if: (1) the
17Board serves a county with a population of 100,000 or less; and
18(2) appointments, on the effective date of this amendatory Act
19of the 98th General Assembly, are not for a stated term. The
20corporate authorities of the county or municipality shall
21assign terms to the board members serving on the effective
22date of this amendatory Act of the 98th General Assembly in the
23following manner: (1) one-third of board members' terms shall
24expire on January 1, 2015; (2) one-third of board members'
25terms shall expire on January 1, 2016; and (3) remaining board
26members' terms shall expire on January 1, 2017. Board members



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1may be re-appointed upon the expiration of their terms by the
2corporate authorities of the county or municipality.
3    The corporate authorities of a county or municipality may,
4by a vote of the majority of the members elected, remove an
5Emergency Telephone System Board member for misconduct,
6official misconduct, or neglect of office.
7    (b) The powers and duties of the board shall be defined by
8ordinance of the municipality or county, or by
9intergovernmental agreement in the case of a joint board. The
10powers and duties shall include, but need not be limited to the
12        (1) Planning a 9-1-1 system.
13        (2) Coordinating and supervising the implementation,
14    upgrading, or maintenance of the system, including the
15    establishment of equipment specifications and coding
16    systems.
17        (3) Receiving moneys from the surcharge imposed under
18    Section 15.3, or disbursed to it under Section 30, and
19    from any other source, for deposit into the Emergency
20    Telephone System Fund.
21        (4) Authorizing all disbursements from the fund.
22        (5) Hiring any staff necessary for the implementation
23    or upgrade of the system.
24        (6) (Blank).
25        (7) Designating a 9-1-1 System Manager, whose duties
26    and responsibilities shall be set forth by the Emergency



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1    Telephone System Board in writing.
2    (c) All moneys received by a board pursuant to a surcharge
3imposed under Section 15.3, or disbursed to it under Section
430, shall be deposited into a separate interest-bearing
5Emergency Telephone System Fund account. The treasurer of the
6municipality or county that has established the board or, in
7the case of a joint board, any municipal or county treasurer
8designated in the intergovernmental agreement, shall be
9custodian of the fund. All interest accruing on the fund shall
10remain in the fund. No expenditures may be made from such fund
11except upon the direction of the board by resolution passed by
12a majority of all members of the board.
13    (d) The board shall complete a Master Street Address Guide
14database before implementation of the 9-1-1 system. The error
15ratio of the database shall not at any time exceed 1% of the
16total database.
17    (e) On and after January 1, 2016, no municipality or
18county may create an Emergency Telephone System Board unless
19the board is a Joint Emergency Telephone System Board. The
20corporate authorities of any county or municipality entering
21into an intergovernmental agreement to create or join a Joint
22Emergency Telephone System Board shall rescind an ordinance or
23ordinances creating a single Emergency Telephone System Board
24and shall eliminate the single Emergency Telephone System
25Board, effective upon the creation of the Joint Emergency
26Telephone System Board, with regulatory approval by the



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1Administrator, or joining of the Joint Emergency Telephone
2System Board. Nothing in this Section shall be construed to
3require the dissolution of an Emergency Telephone System Board
4that is not succeeded by a Joint Emergency Telephone System
5Board or is not required to consolidate under Section 15.4a of
6this Act.
7    (f) Within one year after the effective date of this
8amendatory Act of the 100th General Assembly, any corporate
9authorities of a county or municipality, other than a
10municipality with a population of more than 500,000, operating
11a 9-1-1 system without an Emergency Telephone System Board or
12Joint Emergency Telephone System Board shall create or join a
13Joint Emergency Telephone System Board.
14(Source: P.A. 99-6, eff. 1-1-16; 100-20, eff. 7-1-17.)"; and
15on page 44, line 18, by replacing "county 9-1-1 system" with
16"county or 9-1-1 Authority system"; and
17on page 44, line 21, by replacing "9-1-1 system" with "county
18or 9-1-1 Authority"; and
19on page 44, line 23, by replacing "county 9-1-1 system" with
20"county or 9-1-1 Authority system"; and
21on page 45, line 1, by replacing "county 9-1-1 system" with
22"county or 9-1-1 Authority system"; and



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1on page 45, by replacing lines 18 through 20 with the
3"member representing the Illinois Broadband and
4Telecommunications Association; (vi) one member representing
5the Illinois Broadband and Cable Television and Communication
6Association of Illinois; and (vii) one"; and
7on page 60, by replacing lines 15 and 16 with the following:
8"required under this Section, the Department shall"; and
9on page 65, line 4, by replacing "The" with "Within one year
10after the effective date of this amendatory Act of the 102nd
11General Assembly, the"; and
12on page 66, line 9, by inserting after "calls" the following:
13"within one year of the Statewide 9-1-1 Administrator
14establishing the required guidelines, rules, and standards";
16on page 66, by replacing lines 15 and 16 with the following:
17"within one year of the Statewide 9-1-1 Administrator
18establishing the required guidelines, rules, and standards.";
20on page 66, line 17, by replacing "All" with the following:



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1"Upon completion of the training required in either paragraph
2(3) or (4) of subsection (b) whichever is applicable, all".