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 Bill Status of SB1597  103rd General Assembly


Senate Sponsors
Sen. Dave Syverson

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/12/2011SenateSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
220 ILCS 5/8-209 new

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Public Utilities Act. Provides that a utility, when establishing service for a customer, must ask for the name and address, in addition to the service address, of the owner of the property. Provides that a customer may refuse to provide the information to the utility; however, the utility must still present the question to the customer. Provides that within 5 calendar days after a request for termination of service is made, or if service is to be terminated at a customer's service address for any other reason, then the utility must notify the owner of the property in writing (1) of the termination, and (2) whether the owner of the property will be billed for service. Provides that the written notification must be provided to the owner at the service address and any other address that is on record for the owner. Provides that a utility must obtain an actual reading of the utility meter at the service address within 48 hours after the actual termination at the service address. Effective immediately.

DateChamber Action
  2/19/2009SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Dave Syverson
  2/19/2009SenateFirst Reading
  2/19/2009SenateReferred to Assignments
  2/25/2009SenateAssigned to Consumer Protection
  3/6/2009SenatePostponed - Consumer Protection
  3/12/2009SenateTo Consumer Protection Subcommittee on Special Issues
  3/13/2009SenateRule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments
  1/12/2011SenateSession Sine Die

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