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 Bill Status of SB3131  100th General Assembly


Short Description:  UTILITIES-VARIOUS

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Sue Rezin and Mattie Hunter

House Sponsors
(Rep. Tim Butler )

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  8/13/2018SenatePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0840

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
20 ILCS 661/20
220 ILCS 5/2-105from Ch. 111 2/3, par. 2-105
220 ILCS 5/2-106from Ch. 111 2/3, par. 2-106
220 ILCS 5/4-304from Ch. 111 2/3, par. 4-304
220 ILCS 5/5-102from Ch. 111 2/3, par. 5-102
220 ILCS 5/6-102from Ch. 111 2/3, par. 6-102
220 ILCS 5/7-204from Ch. 111 2/3, par. 7-204
220 ILCS 5/8-103B
220 ILCS 5/8-508from Ch. 111 2/3, par. 8-508
220 ILCS 5/8-509from Ch. 111 2/3, par. 8-509
220 ILCS 5/9-102.1
220 ILCS 5/9-201from Ch. 111 2/3, par. 9-201
220 ILCS 5/9-214from Ch. 111 2/3, par. 9-214
220 ILCS 5/9-222.2from Ch. 111 2/3, par. 9-222.2
220 ILCS 5/9-223from Ch. 111 2/3, par. 9-223
220 ILCS 5/10-101from Ch. 111 2/3, par. 10-101
220 ILCS 5/10-101.1
220 ILCS 5/10-103from Ch. 111 2/3, par. 10-103
220 ILCS 5/10-104from Ch. 111 2/3, par. 10-104
220 ILCS 5/10-105from Ch. 111 2/3, par. 10-105
220 ILCS 5/10-106from Ch. 111 2/3, par. 10-106
220 ILCS 5/10-107from Ch. 111 2/3, par. 10-107
220 ILCS 5/10-110from Ch. 111 2/3, par. 10-110
220 ILCS 5/10-111from Ch. 111 2/3, par. 10-111
220 ILCS 5/10-201from Ch. 111 2/3, par. 10-201
220 ILCS 5/10-204from Ch. 111 2/3, par. 10-204
220 ILCS 5/13-506.2
220 ILCS 5/13-515
220 ILCS 5/16-108.5
220 ILCS 5/16-111
220 ILCS 5/4-305 rep.
220 ILCS 5/8-304 rep.
220 ILCS 5/8-405 rep.
220 ILCS 5/8-405.1 rep.
220 ILCS 5/9-216 rep.
220 ILCS 5/9-222.3 rep.
220 ILCS 5/9-242 rep.
220 ILCS 5/9-244 rep.
220 ILCS 5/13-407 rep.


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Public Utilities Act. Changes references to "hearing examiner" to references to "administrative law judge" throughout the Act. Repeals provisions concerning emission allowances, conducting a study on billing practices and policies, conducting a study on strategic options for changing the structure of energy service markets, conducting a study on the feasibility of wheeling electricity in the State, rules for recovering costs of canceled facilities, recovery of additional charges refunded to customers, conducting a study on implementing promotional rates for industrial and commercial customers, alternative rate regulations, and conducting a study on patterns of entry and exit for each relevant market for telecommunications services. Removes references to repealed provisions. Makes conforming changes in the High Speed Internet Services and Information Technology Act. Makes other changes. Effective immediately.

Senate Floor Amendment No. 3
Deletes reference to:
220 ILCS 5/16-111
220 ILCS 5/9-244 rep.
Adds reference to:
220 ILCS 5/4-204from Ch. 111 2/3, par. 4-204
220 ILCS 5/8-507from Ch. 111 2/3, par. 8-507

Further amends the Public Utilities Act. Provides that the franchise license, permit, or right to engage in business under the Act shall be suspended by operation of law if the Secretary of State has dissolved or revoked the authority of a domestic of foreign company regulated under the Act to do business in Illinois has not paid certain taxes, fees, or penalties (rather than requiring the Illinois Commerce Commission to instruct proceedings to revoke the franchise, license permit, or right to engage in business under the Act when notified by the Secretary of State of the failure to pay the tax, fee, or penalty). Provides that when a public utility is required to report an accident occurring to or on its plant, equipment, or other property, the public utility shall immediately give notice to the Commission by the speediest means of communication, whether telephone, electronic notification, or post (rather than telephone, telegraph, or post). Removes the repeal of provisions concerning alternative rate regulation and makes conforming changes.

Senate Floor Amendment No. 4
Adds reference to:
220 ILCS 5/13-401.1

Further amends the Public Utilities Act. Deletes provisions concerning interconnected voice over Internet protocol provider registration, except provisions requiring an interconnected voice over Internet protocol provider to charge and collect, from its end-user customers, fees and surcharges in the same manner as they are charged and collected from end-user customers of local exchange telecommunications service for local enhanced 9-1-1 surcharges.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/15/2018SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Sue Rezin
  2/15/2018SenateFirst Reading
  2/15/2018SenateReferred to Assignments
  2/27/2018SenateAssigned to Energy and Public Utilities
  3/9/2018SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Sue Rezin
  3/9/2018SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Assignments
  3/14/2018SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Pursuant to Senate Rule 3-8(b-1), this amendment will remain in the Committee on Assignments.
  4/6/2018SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 2 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Sue Rezin
  4/6/2018SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 2 Referred to Assignments
  4/10/2018SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 2 Assignments Refers to Energy and Public Utilities
  4/12/2018SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 2 Postponed - Energy and Public Utilities
  4/12/2018SenateDo Pass Energy and Public Utilities; 008-000-000
  4/12/2018SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading April 17, 2018
  4/13/2018SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 2 Rule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments
  4/16/2018SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Mattie Hunter
  4/20/2018SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 3 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Sue Rezin
  4/20/2018SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 3 Referred to Assignments
  4/20/2018SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 4 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Sue Rezin
  4/20/2018SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 4 Referred to Assignments
  4/23/2018SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 3 Assignments Refers to Energy and Public Utilities
  4/23/2018SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 4 Assignments Refers to Energy and Public Utilities
  4/23/2018SenateSecond Reading
  4/23/2018SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading April 24, 2018
  4/26/2018SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 3 Recommend Do Adopt Energy and Public Utilities; 009-000-000
  4/26/2018SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 4 Recommend Do Adopt Energy and Public Utilities; 009-000-000
  4/26/2018SenateRecalled to Second Reading
  4/26/2018SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 3 Adopted; Rezin
  4/26/2018SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 4 Adopted; Rezin
  4/26/2018SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading
  4/26/2018SenateThird Reading - Passed; 054-000-000
  4/27/2018HouseArrived in House
  4/27/2018HouseChief House Sponsor Rep. Tim Butler
  4/27/2018HouseFirst Reading
  4/27/2018HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  5/8/2018HouseAssigned to Executive Committee
  5/18/2018HouseFinal Action Deadline Extended-9(b) May 25, 2018
  5/24/2018HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Executive Committee; 011-000-000
  5/24/2018HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  5/24/2018HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  5/24/2018HouseHeld on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Short Debate
  5/25/2018HouseFinal Action Deadline Extended-9(b) May 31, 2018
  5/30/2018HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  5/30/2018HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 117-000-000
  5/30/2018SenatePassed Both Houses
  6/28/2018SenateSent to the Governor
  8/13/2018SenateGovernor Approved
  8/13/2018SenateEffective Date August 13, 2018
  8/13/2018SenatePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0840

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