92nd General Assembly
Summary of SB1296
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Short description: 
TELCOM UNIVERSAL SERVICE FUND                                              

Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
        Amends  the  Public  Utilities  Act.  Establishes  the  Universal      
   Service Fund to provide  a basic set of  essential  telecommunications      
   services  and access to advanced service capabilities to all customers      
   in  Illinois.  Provides  for  an  assessment  upon  telecommunications      
   providers operating in Illinois. Provides for the Commerce  Commission      
   to  administer the universal service programs. Requires the Commission      
   to appoint a Universal Support Fund Council to advise  the  Commission      
   concerning  the  administration  of  the  universal  service programs.      
   Amends the State Finance Act to add Universal Service Fund to the list      
   of special State funds. Effective January 1, 2002.                          
Last action on Bill: SESSION SINE DIE

   Last action date: JAN-07-2003

           Location: Senate

 Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE -   0     SENATE -   0


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