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 Bill Status of HB1945  95th General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Carolyn H. Krause - Paul D. Froehlich

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

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
220 ILCS 5/16-131 new

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Electric Service Customer Choice and Rate Relief Law of 1997 in the Public Utilities Act. Provides that the Illinois Commerce Commission shall implement and maintain a consumer education program for energy conservation to provide residential and small commercial retail customers with information to help them understand their options concerning energy conservation. Provides for a working group for implementation of provisions. Provides that by October 1, 2007, educational materials for small commercial customers and residential customers, the working group shall develop a package of printed educational materials and shall submit such package to the Commission for approval, along with recommendations for implementing the program. Provides that the costs of printing educational materials approved by the Commission pursuant to the provisions shall be payable solely from funding appropriated each year to the Commission from the General Revenue Fund for the expenses of the Commission associated with the program. Provides that the Commission shall study the effectiveness of the consumer education program for energy conservation. Effective immediately.

DateChamber Action
  2/23/2007HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Carolyn H. Krause
  2/23/2007HouseFirst Reading
  2/23/2007HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/27/2007HouseAssigned to Electric Utility Oversight Committee
  2/28/2007HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Paul D. Froehlich
  3/23/2007HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  1/13/2009HouseSession Sine Die

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