92nd General Assembly
Summary of HB4546
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Short description: 
RESTRICTED CALL REGISTRY ACT                                               

Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
        Creates the Restricted Call Registry Act.  Provides only a  short      
        HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1.                                                 
          Adds reference to:                                                   
          30 ILCS 105/5.570 new                                                
        Deletes everything. Creates the  Restricted  Call  Registry  Act.      
   Provides  that  the  Illinois  Commerce Commission shall establish and      
   provide for the operation of a Restricted Call Registry,  which  shall      
   contain a list of the telephone numbers of residential subscribers who      
   do  not wish to receive telephone solicitation calls. Provides that no      
   person  or  entity  may  make  or  cause  to  be  made  any  telephone      
   solicitation calls to any residential subscriber  more  than  45  days      
   after  the  residential subscriber's telephone number or numbers first      
   appear on the Restricted Call Registry.  Provides  that  the  Illinois      
   Commerce  Commission  shall  receive telephone solicitation complaints      
   from residential subscribers to object to  such  calls.  Provides  for      
   referral  and  investigation of complaints. Provides for: inclusion in      
   the   Registry;   educational   literature;   violations;    remedies;      
   exemptions;  and  other  matters. Creates the Restricted Call Registry      
   Fund as a  special  fund,  provides  that  fees  and  fines  shall  be      
   deposited  into the Fund and that moneys in the Fund shall be used for      
   implementation, administration, and enforcement of the  new  Act,  and      
   amends  the  State Finance Act to list the new Fund as a special fund.      
   Effective immediately.                                                      
Last action on Bill: SESSION SINE DIE

   Last action date: JAN-07-2003

           Location: House

 Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE -   1     SENATE -   0


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