IL HB5094 | 2017-2018 | 100th General Assembly

Status

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 2-0)
Status: Introduced on February 14 2018 - 25% progression
Action: 2018-02-22 - Added Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Laura Fine
Pending: House Rules Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]

Summary

Amends the Telecommunications Article of the Public Utilities Act. Requires broadband providers to publicly disclose accurate information regarding network management practices, performance, and commercial terms of its broadband Internet access service sufficient for consumers to make informed choices concerning the use of the service. Restricts broadband providers from blocking lawful content, applications, services, or non-harmful devices subject to reasonable network management practices. Restricts broadband providers from impairing or degrading Internet traffic on the basis of content, application, or service. Restricts broadband providers from engaging in paid prioritization. Restricts broadband providers from unreasonably interfering with or unreasonably disadvantaging a consumer's ability to use the service or a content provider's ability to make content available to a customer. Provides that the Attorney General may enforce a violation of the provisions as an unlawful practice within the meaning of the Consumer Fraud and Deceptive Business Practices Act. Amends the Consumer Fraud and Deceptive Business Practices Act to make conforming changes. Effective immediately.

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Title

UTILITY-NET NEUTRALITY

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History

DateChamberAction
2018-02-22HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Laura Fine
2018-02-16HouseReferred to Rules Committee
2018-02-16HouseFirst Reading
2018-02-14HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Jaime M. Andrade, Jr.

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
220513-805New CodeSee Bill Text
8155052ZAmended CodeCitation Text

Illinois State Sources


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