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 Bill Status of HB4321  96th General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Harry Osterman - Deborah L. Graham - Karen May, Linda Chapa LaVia, Al Riley, Greg Harris, Elizabeth Hernandez, Cynthia Soto, Annazette Collins, Elaine Nekritz, Kathleen A. Ryg, Sara Feigenholtz, Julie Hamos, Susana A. Mendoza, Maria Antonia Berrios, Jehan A. Gordon, Emily McAsey, Bob Biggins, Sandy Cole and Elizabeth Coulson

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/11/2011HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
220 ILCS 5/8-104 new

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Public Utilities Act. Provides that natural gas utilities shall implement cost-effective energy efficiency measures to meet specified cumulative natural gas savings requirements. Provides that a natural gas utility may meet 1/3 of the annual energy efficiency portfolio requirement through electricity savings associated with combined heat and power systems using an electricity-to-gas savings conversion factor, which shall be established by the Illinois Commerce Commission no later than March 1, 2010. Provides that notwithstanding the requirements of specified provisions, a natural gas utility shall limit the amount of energy efficiency implemented in any 3-year reporting period established by specified provisions by an amount necessary to limit the estimated average increase in the amounts paid by retail customers in connection with natural gas service to no more than 2% in the applicable 3-year reporting period. Provides that natural gas utilities shall be responsible for overseeing the design, development, and filing of their efficiency plans with the Commission. Contains provisions concerning the implementation of energy efficiency measures by the Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity. Provides that each gas utility shall file an energy efficiency plan with the Commission to meet the energy efficiency standards for through May 31, 2014. Contains provisions concerning contributions by a gas utility into the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program. Provides that not later than January 1, 2010, the Commission shall, after an opportunity for public comment, provide the General Assembly with recommended modifications to the Act to foster statewide coordination and consistency between statutorily-mandated natural gas and electric energy efficiency programs to achieve specified goals. Effective immediately.

DateChamber Action
  2/27/2009HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Harry Osterman
  2/27/2009HouseFirst Reading
  2/27/2009HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  3/4/2009HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Linda Chapa LaVia
  3/4/2009HouseAssigned to Renewable Energy Committee
  3/10/2009HouseMoved to Suspend Rule 25 Rep. Barbara Flynn Currie
  3/10/2009HouseSuspend Rule 25 - Prevailed 067-040-004
  3/10/2009HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Deborah L. Graham
  3/10/2009HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Al Riley
  3/10/2009HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Greg Harris
  3/10/2009HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Elizabeth Hernandez
  3/10/2009HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Cynthia Soto
  3/10/2009HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Annazette Collins
  3/11/2009HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Karen May
  3/11/2009HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Elaine Nekritz
  3/11/2009HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Kathleen A. Ryg
  3/11/2009HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Sara Feigenholtz
  3/11/2009HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Julie Hamos
  3/12/2009HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Renewable Energy Committee; 009-000-000
  3/12/2009HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  3/26/2009HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Susana A. Mendoza
  3/26/2009HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Maria Antonia Berrios
  4/1/2009HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  4/1/2009HouseHeld on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Short Debate
  4/3/2009HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jehan A. Gordon
  4/3/2009HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Emily McAsey
  4/3/2009HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  4/14/2009HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Bob Biggins
  4/28/2009HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Sandy Cole
  4/28/2009HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Elizabeth Coulson
  1/11/2011HouseSession Sine Die

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