Bill Status of HB4282 102nd General Assembly
Short Description: UTILITIES-INTERNET SPEEDS
Rep. Anne Stava-Murray
|Session Sine Die
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Public Utilities Act. Provides that every telecommunications carrier with more than 10,000 customers and every Incumbent Local Exchange Carrier (rather than every Incumbent Local Exchange Carrier) shall offer or provide advanced telecommunications services to not less than 90% of its customers by December 31, 2023 (rather than 80% of its customers by January 1, 2005). Removes provisions authorizing the Illinois Commerce Commission to grant a full or partial waiver of specified requirements. Provides that if the holder of a State-issued authorization is using telecommunications facilities to provide cable or video service and has more than 1,000,000 telecommunications access lines in this State, the holder shall provide access to its cable or video service to a number of households equal to at least 90% (rather than 35%) of the households in the holder's telecommunications service area in the State by December 31, 2023 (rather than within 3 years after the date a holder receives a State-issued authorization from the Commission). Provides that the holder of a State-issued authorization shall provide wireline broadband service capable of supporting, in at least one direction, a speed in excess of 1,000 megabits per second (rather than 200 kilobits per second), to the network demarcation point at the subscriber's premises, to a number of households equal to 90% of the households in the holder's telecommunications service area by December 31, 2023 (rather than December 31, 2008). Removes provisions concerning investigations into or complaint alleging that the holder of a State-issued authorization has failed to meet specified requirements. Makes changes to definitions. Amends the Broadband Advisory Council Act to make conforming changes.