HB 5319

  • Illinois House Bill
  • 101st Regular Session
  • Introduced in House
  • House
  • Senate
  • Governor

Utilities-Cable Modem Rental


Amends the Public Utilities Act. Provides that cable or video providers shall cease charging customers for modems and routers, whether rented together or separately, when the customer has paid to the provider the wholesale cost of the modem or router, or modem and router if rented together, plus a reasonable mark-up not to exceed 5% of the modem, router, or modem and router wholesale cost to the provider. Provides that the cable and video provider shall provide notice regarding the discontinuance of rental charges to the customer in each billing statement. Provides that the notice shall include a disclosure of rights and responsibilities relating to the maintenance of modems and routers.

Bill Sponsors (2)


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Jun 23, 2020


Rule 19(b) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

Mar 12, 2020


Assigned to Public Utilities Committee

Mar 10, 2020


Added Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. John Connor

Feb 18, 2020


First Reading


Referred to Rules Committee

Feb 14, 2020


Filed with the Clerk by Rep. Theresa Mah

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