Creates the Internet Access Enhancement Act. Requires a
high-speed broadband Internet access transport provider who is also a
cable operator or affiliate of a high-speed broadband Internet access
transport provider who is also a cable operator to provide to any
requesting Internet service provider access to its high-speed
broadband Internet access transport services on rates, terms, and
conditions that are at least as favorable as those on which it
provides access to itself, its affiliate, or any other person.
Provides that the Attorney General may bring an action to enforce the
Act. Allows a private right of action to aggrieved parties. Preempts
home rule. Effective January 1, 2002.
FISCAL NOTE (Illinois Commerce Commission)
The Illinois Commerce Commission estimates no fiscal impact
on State revenues from HB138.
HOME RULE NOTE (Department of Commerce and Community Affairs)
HB 138 contains language which is a denial and limitation of
home rule powers and functions. Therefore, in the opinion of
DCCA, HB 138 preempts home rule authority.
FISCAL NOTE (Department of Central Management Services)
There is no fiscal impact on this Department.
JAN-04-2001 H PREFILED WITH CLERK
JAN-10-2001 H FIRST READING
JAN-10-2001 H REFERRED TO HOUSE RULES COMMITTEE RULES
JAN-31-2001 H ASSIGNED TO COMMITTEE COMPUTER TECH
FEB-08-2001 H FISCAL NOTE FILED
FEB-08-2001 H COMMITTEE COMPUTER TECH
FEB-15-2001 H HOME RULE NOTE FILED
FEB-15-2001 H COMMITTEE COMPUTER TECH
FEB-28-2001 H FISCAL NOTE FILED
FEB-28-2001 H COMMITTEE COMPUTER TECH
MAR-16-2001 H RE-REFERRED TO RULES COMM/RULE 19(A) RULES HRUL
JAN-07-2003 H SESSION SINE DIE
END OF INQUIRY
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