Bill Status of SB0877  103rd General Assembly

Short Description:  REGULATION-TECH

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Don Harmon - Emil Jones, Jr. - Kwame Raoul and Martin A. Sandoval

House Sponsors
(Rep. Elaine Nekritz - Donald L. Moffitt)

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

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
220 ILCS 5/13-202from Ch. 111 2/3, par. 13-202

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Public Utilities Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the definition of "telecommunications carrier".

Senate Floor Amendment No. 1
Deletes reference to:
220 ILCS 5/13-202from Ch. 111 2/3, par. 13-202
Adds reference to:
220 ILCS 5/9-220.3 new

Deletes everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Public Utilities Act. Requires an electric utility to procure or obtain renewable energy resources in amounts equal to provided quantities. Requires an electric utility to report to the Illinois Commerce Commission regarding compliance with renewable energy resource standards by April 1 of each year beginning in 2009. Provides penalties for an electric utility that fails to procure or obtain the full amount of renewable energy resources as required by specified provisions. Provides that an electric utility may reduce the amount of renewable energy resources procured under new contracts in any single year by an amount necessary to limit the estimated average increase due to the cost of these resources included in the amounts paid by retail customers in connection with electric service to no more than specified amounts. Provides that the Commission shall adopt rules as necessary within 9 months after the effective date of the amendatory Act to assist in implementing methods of procurement, accounting, tracking, and reporting in order to achieve the stated objectives. Provides that electric utilities may enter into long-term contracts of up to 20 years with providers of renewable energy resources. Provides that the provisions shall not prohibit an electric utility from issuing a competitive solicitation for renewable energy resources in order to meet the required standards. Effective immediately.

DateChamber Action
  2/8/2007SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. James F. Clayborne, Jr.
  2/8/2007SenateChief Co-Sponsor Sen. Emil Jones, Jr.
  2/8/2007SenateFirst Reading
  2/8/2007SenateReferred to Rules
  3/7/2007SenateAssigned to Executive
  3/15/2007SenateDo Pass Executive; 007-005-000
  3/15/2007SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading March 20, 2007
  3/22/2007SenateSecond Reading
  3/22/2007SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading March 27, 2007
  3/30/2007SenateRule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2007
  5/17/2007SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Don Harmon
  5/17/2007SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules
  5/17/2007SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Environment and Energy
  5/18/2007SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Recommend Do Adopt Environment and Energy; 010-001-000
  5/18/2007SenateChief Sponsor Changed to Sen. Don Harmon
  5/18/2007SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Kwame Raoul
  5/18/2007SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Martin A. Sandoval
  5/18/2007SenateRecalled to Second Reading
  5/18/2007SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Adopted; Harmon
  5/18/2007SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading
  5/18/2007SenateThird Reading - Passed; 053-001-000
  5/21/2007HouseArrived in House
  5/21/2007HousePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading
  5/21/2007HouseChief House Sponsor Rep. Elaine Nekritz
  5/21/2007HouseFirst Reading
  5/21/2007HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  5/23/2007HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Donald L. Moffitt
  5/23/2007HouseAssigned to Executive Committee
  5/25/2007HouseFinal Action Deadline Extended-9(b) May 31, 2007
  5/31/2007HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  1/13/2009SenateSession Sine Die