Bill Status of HB5761 102nd General Assembly
Short Description: COOK CO-STREET LIGHTING POLES
Rep. Cyril Nichols
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Counties Code. Establishes a smart pole pilot program in Cook County. Provides that the Cook County Board of Commissioners shall designate an area in Cook County to implement the program. Provides that the designated program area shall not be an area that is serviced by the Chicago Transit Authority train system but must be an area that has been determined by the Board of Commissioners to have a high incidence of gun violence. Provides that, subject to appropriation by the General Assembly, Cook County shall contract with one or more minority-owned businesses to install smart poles in the designated program area. Provides that the smart poles shall be constructed, located, and programmed in order to reduce crime in the designated program area. Requires annual reports to the General Assembly and Governor beginning December 31, 2024. Repeals the provisions on January 1, 2028. Effective January 1, 2023.