Illinois Compiled Statutes 50 ILCS 750 Emergency Telephone System Act. Section 15.8

    (50 ILCS 750/15.8)

    Sec. 15.8. 9-1-1 dialing from a business.

    (a) Any entity that installs or operates a private business switch service and provides telecommunications facilities or services to businesses shall ensure that all systems installed on or after the effective date of this amendatory Act of the 98th General Assembly are connected to the public switched network in a manner such that when a user dials "9-1-1", the emergency call connects to the 9-1-1 system without first dialing any number or set of numbers.

    (b) The requirements of this Section do not apply to:

        (1) any entity certified by the Illinois Commerce

    Commission to operate a Private Emergency Answering Point as defined in 83 Ill. Adm. Code 726.105; or

        (2) correctional institutions and facilities as

    defined in subsection (d) of Section 3-1-2 of the Unified Code of Corrections.

    (c) An entity that violates this Section is guilty of a business offense and shall be fined not less than $1,000 and not more than $5,000.

(Source: P.A. 98-875, eff. 7-1-15.)

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