State of Illinois
2011 and 2012


Introduced 2/9/2011, by Sen. Martin A. Sandoval


220 ILCS 20/2.03  from Ch. 111 2/3, par. 552.3

    Amends the Illinois Gas Pipeline Safety Act. Makes a technical change to the definition of "transportation of gas".

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1    AN ACT concerning regulation.
2    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3represented in the General Assembly:
4    Section 5. The Illinois Gas Pipeline Safety Act is amended
5by changing Section 2.03 as follows:
6    (220 ILCS 20/2.03)  (from Ch. 111 2/3, par. 552.3)
7    Sec. 2.03. "Transportation of gas" means the the gathering,
8transmission, or distribution of gas by pipeline or its
9storage, within this State and not subject to the jurisdiction
10of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission under the Natural
11Gas Act, except that it includes the transmission of gas
12through pipeline facilities within this State that transport
13gas from an interstate gas pipeline to a direct sales customer
14within this State purchasing gas for its own consumption.
15"Transportation of gas" also includes the conveyance of gas
16from a gas main through the primary fuel line to the outside
17wall of residential premises. If the gas meter is placed within
183 feet of the structure, the utility's responsibility shall end
19at the outlet side of the meter.
20(Source: P.A. 87-1092; 88-314.)