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 Bill Status of SB1740  101st General Assembly


Senate Sponsors
Sen. Laura Ellman and Sue Rezin

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/13/2021SenateSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
220 ILCS 5/20-140 new

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Public Utilities Act. Adds provisions concerning expanded use of energy saving programs. Provides that the Illinois Commerce Commission may establish a program for promoting expanded use of energy saving programs for residential and small commercial customers. Provides that the program shall include the use of thermostats, lights, plugs, and other devices that allow a customer to control and reduce his or her energy usage. Provides that the program shall not discriminate based on brand names and shall include ways to promote those energy-saving devices and incentives for residential customers, including both homeowners and renters. Provides that on or before September 1, 2020 and every 2 years thereafter, the Commission shall initiate a collaborative workshop for stakeholders, retail electric suppliers, advocates for energy savings, and industry representatives developing energy saving devices and applications, and that any recommendations arising from the workshop process shall be included in the annual report of the Office of Retail Market Development.

DateChamber Action
  2/15/2019SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. John G. Mulroe
  2/15/2019SenateFirst Reading
  2/15/2019SenateReferred to Assignments
  3/12/2019SenateAssigned to Energy and Public Utilities
  3/14/2019SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Sue Rezin
  3/21/2019SenatePostponed - Energy and Public Utilities
  3/22/2019SenateRule 2-10 Committee Deadline Established As March 28, 2019
  3/28/2019SenateRule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments
  6/21/2019SenateChief Sponsor Changed to Sen. John J. Cullerton
  1/20/2020SenateChief Sponsor Changed to Sen. Don Harmon
  2/27/2020SenateChief Sponsor Changed to Sen. Laura Ellman
  1/13/2021SenateSession Sine Die

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