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 Bill Status of HB1385  95th General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Carolyn H. Krause - Ron Stephens - Sandy Cole - Sandra M. Pihos - Elizabeth Coulson

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/13/2009HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
220 ILCS 5/4-204.1 new

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Public Utilities Act. Creates the utility energy efficiency program. Provides that each public utility shall implement a program to be called the utility energy efficiency program, that shall: (1) allow a residential electric utility customer to receive home inspections and air conditioning cycling programs with no up-front payments; and by paying reasonable costs associated with the energy efficiency program; and (2) provide information on each billing statement about the program, including contact information for enrolling in the program, and the utility must post information about the energy efficiency program on its website. Requires public utility to submit to the Illinois Commerce Commission its plan for the energy conservation program by January 1, 2008. Provides that beginning July 1, 2009, each public utility shall submit an annual report to the Commission detailing (1) the number of customers enrolled in the program; (2) the amount estimated to be conserved by the program; and (3) estimated costs saved by residential customers. Provides that the Commission shall compile the information by the utilities, assess the progress of the program, and report its findings to the General Assembly. Provides that the Commission shall adopt all rules necessary for administration of this pilot project. Effective immediately.

DateChamber Action
  2/21/2007HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Carolyn H. Krause
  2/21/2007HouseFirst Reading
  2/21/2007HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/27/2007HouseAssigned to Electric Utility Oversight Committee
  3/19/2007HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Ron Stephens
  3/19/2007HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Sandy Cole
  3/19/2007HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Sandra M. Pihos
  3/19/2007HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Elizabeth Coulson
  3/23/2007HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  1/13/2009HouseSession Sine Die

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