Comments: IL SB0057 | 2017-2018 | 100th General Assembly

Bill Title: Amends the Illinois Domestic Violence Act of 1986 and the Code of Criminal Procedure of 1963. Provides that, with exceptions, the court may, upon request by a petitioner for an order of protection, order a wireless telephone service provider to transfer to the petitioner the right to continue to use a telephone number or numbers indicated by the petitioner and the financial responsibility associated with the number or numbers. Provides that the petitioner may request transfer of each telephone number that the petitioner, or a minor child in his or her custody, uses. Provides that the order shall contain specified terms. Provides that a wireless telephone service provider may apply to the petitioner its routine and customary requirements for establishing an account or transferring a number, including requiring the petitioner to provide proof of identification, financial information, and customer preferences. Provides that a wireless telephone service provider is immune from civil liability for its actions taken in compliance with a court order issued under the new provisions.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 8-0)

Status: (Engrossed) 2017-04-28 - Referred to Rules Committee [SB0057 Detail]

Text: Latest bill text (Engrossed) [HTML]

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