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 Bill Status of HB2427  98th General Assembly


Short Description:  NATURAL GAS COMPETITION PLAN

House Sponsors
Rep. Robyn Gabel - Michael W. Tryon - Brandon W. Phelps - Kelly Burke - Monique D. Davis, Jack D. Franks, Mike Smiddy, Naomi D. Jakobsson, Elaine Nekritz, Scott Drury, Laura Fine, Michelle Mussman, Kelly M. Cassidy, Barbara Flynn Currie, Ann Williams, Camille Y. Lilly, Carol A. Sente, Mike Fortner, Elgie R. Sims, Jr., Silvana Tabares, Emily McAsey, Deborah Conroy, Kathleen Willis, Natalie A. Manley, Martin J. Moylan, Frances Ann Hurley, Sam Yingling and Anna Moeller

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. Don Harmon - Melinda Bush - Pat McGuire - Michael W. Frerichs, David Koehler, John G. Mulroe, Martin A. Sandoval, Linda Holmes, Heather A. Steans, Dan Kotowski and Jennifer Bertino-Tarrant)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  6/30/2014HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 98-0672

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
220 ILCS 5/20-125 new


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Public Utilities Act. Creates a provision that provides that the Director of the Office of Retail Market Development shall conduct research, gather input, and develop and present a detailed plan designed to promote retail natural gas competition for residential and small commercial natural gas consumers. Provides that interested parties shall be given the opportunity to review the plan and provide written comments regarding the plan prior to its submission. Provides that to the extent the plan calls for Illinois Commerce Commission action, the Commission shall initiate any proceeding or proceedings called for in the final plan within 60 days after receipt of the final plan and complete those proceedings within 11 months after their initiation; nothing shall prevent the Commission from acting earlier to remove identified barriers to retail natural gas competition for residential and small commercial consumers. Effective immediately.

Senate Floor Amendment No. 4
Deletes reference to:
220 ILCS 5/20-125
Adds reference to:
20 ILCS 3855/1-56

Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Illinois Power Agency Act to provide for a supplemental procurement process for the procurement of renewable energy credits from new or existing photovoltaics. Authorizes the expenditure of up to $30,000,000 from the Illinois Power Agency Renewable Energy Resources Fund for that purpose. Provides that renewable energy credits from new photovoltaics that are procured pursuant to the supplemental procurement process must be procured from devices installed by a person who meets certain qualifications. Requires public hearings. Provides for a procurement administrator, a procurement monitor, pre-qualification of bidders, establishment of standard contract terms, benchmarks, and contingencies in the event of a default by a supplier. Effective immediately.

Senate Floor Amendment No. 5
Defines the term "install".

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/20/2013HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Kelly Burke
  2/20/2013HouseFirst Reading
  2/20/2013HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/25/2013HouseAssigned to Public Utilities Committee
  3/5/2013HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Public Utilities Committee; 017-000-000
  3/6/2013HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  3/6/2013HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jack D. Franks
  3/15/2013HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  3/15/2013HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  3/22/2013HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 109-000-000
  3/22/2013SenateArrive in Senate
  3/22/2013SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading
  3/22/2013SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. Don Harmon
  3/22/2013SenateFirst Reading
  3/22/2013SenateReferred to Assignments
  4/3/2013SenateAssigned to Energy
  4/18/2013SenateDo Pass Energy; 014-000-000
  4/18/2013SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading April 23, 2013
  5/8/2013SenateSecond Reading
  5/8/2013SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 9, 2013
  5/24/2013SenateRule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2013
  8/9/2013SenatePursuant to Senate Rule 3-9(b) / Referred to Assignments
  10/30/2013SenateApproved for Consideration Assignments
  10/30/2013SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading November 5, 2013
  10/30/2013SenateRule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As November 7, 2013
  11/5/2013SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Don Harmon
  11/5/2013SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Referred to Assignments
  11/6/2013SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Don Harmon
  11/6/2013SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Referred to Assignments
  11/6/2013SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Assignments Refers to Executive
  11/6/2013SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Assignments Refers to Executive
  11/6/2013SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Recommend Do Adopt Executive; 015-000-000
  11/6/2013SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Recommend Do Adopt Executive; 015-000-000
  1/3/2014SenatePursuant to Senate Rule 3-9(b) / Referred to Assignments
  1/3/2014SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Re-referred to Assignments; Pursuant to Senate Rule 3-9(b)
  1/3/2014SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Re-referred to Assignments; Pursuant to Senate Rule 3-9(b)
  5/20/2014SenateApproved for Consideration Assignments
  5/20/2014SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 21, 2014
  5/22/2014SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 3 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Don Harmon
  5/22/2014SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 3 Referred to Assignments
  5/23/2014SenateRule 2-10 Committee/3rd Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2014
  5/23/2014SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Melinda Bush
  5/28/2014SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 4 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Don Harmon
  5/28/2014SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 4 Referred to Assignments
  5/28/2014SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 4 Assignments Refers to Energy
  5/29/2014SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 4 Recommend Do Adopt Energy; 012-000-000
  5/29/2014SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. David Koehler
  5/29/2014SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 5 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Don Harmon
  5/29/2014SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 5 Referred to Assignments
  5/29/2014SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 5 Be Approved for Consideration Assignments
  5/29/2014SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 3 Pursuant to Senate Rule 3-8(b-1), this amendment will remain in the Committee on Assignments
  5/29/2014SenateRecalled to Second Reading
  5/29/2014SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 4 Adopted; Harmon
  5/29/2014SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 5 Adopted; Harmon
  5/29/2014SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading
  5/29/2014SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Pat McGuire
  5/29/2014SenateThird Reading - Passed; 056-000-000
  5/29/2014SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Tabled Pursuant to Rule 5-4(a)
  5/29/2014SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Tabled Pursuant to Rule 5-4(a)
  5/29/2014SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 3 Tabled Pursuant to Rule 5-4(a)
  5/29/2014HouseArrived in House
  5/29/2014HousePlaced on Calendar Order of Concurrence Senate Amendment(s) 4, 5
  5/29/2014HouseChief Sponsor Changed to Rep. Robyn Gabel
  5/29/2014HouseSenate Floor Amendment No. 4 Motion Filed Concur Rep. Robyn Gabel
  5/29/2014HouseSenate Floor Amendment No. 5 Motion Filed Concur Rep. Robyn Gabel
  5/29/2014HouseSenate Floor Amendment No. 4 Motion to Concur Referred to Rules Committee
  5/29/2014HouseSenate Floor Amendment No. 5 Motion to Concur Referred to Rules Committee
  5/30/2014HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Mike Smiddy
  5/30/2014HouseSenate Floor Amendment No. 4 Motion to Concur Recommends Be Adopted Rules Committee; 003-001-000
  5/30/2014HouseSenate Floor Amendment No. 5 Motion to Concur Recommends Be Adopted Rules Committee; 003-001-000
  5/30/2014HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Michael W. Tryon
  5/30/2014HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Brandon W. Phelps
  5/30/2014HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Kelly Burke
  5/30/2014HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Naomi D. Jakobsson
  5/30/2014HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Elaine Nekritz
  5/30/2014HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Scott Drury
  5/30/2014HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Laura Fine
  5/30/2014HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Michelle Mussman
  5/30/2014HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Kelly M. Cassidy
  5/30/2014HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Barbara Flynn Currie
  5/30/2014HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Ann Williams
  5/30/2014HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Monique D. Davis
  5/30/2014HouseSenate Floor Amendment No. 4 House Concurs 097-010-001
  5/30/2014HouseSenate Floor Amendment No. 5 House Concurs 097-010-001
  5/30/2014HouseHouse Concurs
  5/30/2014SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Michael W. Frerichs
  5/30/2014SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. John G. Mulroe
  5/30/2014HousePassed Both Houses
  5/30/2014HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. David R. Leitch
  5/30/2014HouseRemoved Co-Sponsor Rep. David R. Leitch
  5/30/2014HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Camille Y. Lilly
  5/30/2014HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Carol A. Sente
  5/30/2014HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Mike Fortner
  5/30/2014HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Elgie R. Sims, Jr.
  5/30/2014HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Silvana Tabares
  5/30/2014HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Emily McAsey
  5/30/2014HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Deborah Conroy
  5/30/2014HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Kathleen Willis
  5/30/2014HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Natalie A. Manley
  5/30/2014HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Martin J. Moylan
  5/30/2014HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Frances Ann Hurley
  5/30/2014HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Sam Yingling
  5/30/2014HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Anna Moeller
  5/30/2014SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Martin A. Sandoval
  5/30/2014SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Linda Holmes
  5/30/2014SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Heather A. Steans
  5/30/2014SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Dan Kotowski
  5/30/2014SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Jennifer Bertino-Tarrant
  6/23/2014HouseSent to the Governor
  6/30/2014HouseGovernor Approved
  6/30/2014HouseEffective Date June 30, 2014
  6/30/2014HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 98-0672

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