92nd General Assembly
Summary of SB0773
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Short description: 
UNDERGROUND UTILITY DAMAGE                                                 

Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
        Amends  the  Illinois  Underground  Utility   Facilities   Damage      
   Prevention Act.  Provides immunity from liability for economic damages      
   to persons with respect to the performance or nonperformance of duties      
   under  the  Act.   Provides  immunity from liability to the State-Wide      
   One-Call Notice System for injuries or death or damage caused  in  the      
   performance  of  its  duties.   Limits  municipal  liability.   Limits      
   liability  of  persons  owning,  operating,  or  locating  underground      
   facilities.   Provides that residential property owners are liable for      
   damage  caused  to  the  owner  of  underground  facilities.   Imposes      
   penalties for requesting  an  emergency  location  when  there  is  no      
   emergency.   Imposes  a  duty of due care upon excavators.  Creates an      
   advisory committee to review contested penalties. Effective January 1,      
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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