SCHOENBERG-LANG-PUGH-COULSON-MATHIAS, HAMOS, KENNER AND GASH.
TELCOM-AREA CDS-PHONE NMBRS
Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
Amends the Telecommunications Article of the Public Utilities
Act. Provides that new telephone numbers shall not be allocated to
telecommunications carriers in blocks of more than 1,000 numbers.
Directs the Illinois Commerce Commission to adopt rules requiring the
return of unused numbers for reallocation. Provides that the
Commission shall not authorize the creation of a new area code within
an existing area code in Cook County or any of the the collar counties
unless at least 75% of the potentially available telephone numbers
within the existing area code are being used by consumers of
telecommunications services. Effective immediately.
FISCAL NOTE (Illinois Commerce Commission)
HB68 would result in no fiscal impact on State revenues.
Last action on Bill: SESSION SINE DIE
Last action date: 01-01-09
Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE - 0 SENATE - 0
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