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HB5296 102ND GENERAL ASSEMBLY

  
  

 


 
102ND GENERAL ASSEMBLY
State of Illinois
2021 and 2022
HB5296

 

Introduced 1/31/2022, by Rep. Steven Reick

 

SYNOPSIS AS INTRODUCED:
 
220 ILCS 5/8-306
220 ILCS 5/9-210.5

    Amends the Public Utilities Act. Provides that if an investor-owned water or sewer utility acquires another water or sewer utility, any subsequent rate increase to finance the acquisition shall only be paid by the customers in the new district or tariff group and not the existing customers of the investor-owned water or sewer utility or its existing tariff group. Provides that any capital investments or improvements made by an investor-owned water or sewer utility shall not be financed by the existing customers of the utility and shall only be paid for by customers that live in the district that received the capital investments or improvements. Repeals a provision on the valuation of water and sewer utilities on January 1, 2023 (instead of June 1, 2028).


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A BILL FOR

 

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1    AN ACT concerning utilities.
 
2    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3represented in the General Assembly:
 
4    Section 5. The Public Utilities Act is amended by changing
5Sections 8-306 and 9-210.5 as follows:
 
6    (220 ILCS 5/8-306)
7    Sec. 8-306. Special provisions relating to water and sewer
8utilities.
9    (a) No later than 120 days after the effective date of this
10amendatory Act of the 94th General Assembly, the Commission
11shall prepare, make available to customers upon request, and
12post on its Internet web site information concerning the
13service obligations of water and sewer utilities and remedies
14that a customer may pursue for a violation of the customer's
15rights. The information shall specifically address the rights
16of a customer of a water or sewer utility in the following
17situations:
18        (1) The customer's water meter is replaced.
19        (2) The customer's bill increases by more than 50%
20    within one billing period.
21        (3) The customer's water service is terminated.
22        (4) The customer wishes to complain after receiving a
23    termination of service notice.

 

 

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1        (5) The customer is unable to make payment on a
2    billing statement.
3        (6) A rate is filed, including without limitation a
4    surcharge or annual reconciliation filing, that will
5    increase the amount billed to the customer.
6        (7) The customer is billed for services provided prior
7    to the date covered by the billing statement.
8        (8) The customer is due to receive a credit.
9    Each billing statement issued by a water or sewer utility
10shall include an Internet web site address where the customer
11can view the information required under this subsection (a)
12and a telephone number that the customer may call to request a
13copy of the information.
14    (b) A water or sewer utility may discontinue service only
15after it has mailed or delivered by other means a written
16notice of discontinuance substantially in the form of Appendix
17A of 83 Ill. Adm. Code 280. The notice must include the
18Internet web site address where the customer can view the
19information required under subsection (a) and a telephone
20number that the customer may call to request a copy of the
21information. Any notice required to be delivered or mailed to
22a customer prior to discontinuance of service shall be
23delivered or mailed separately from any bill. Service shall
24not be discontinued until at least 5 days after delivery or 8
25days after the mailing of this notice. Service shall not be
26discontinued and shall be restored if discontinued for the

 

 

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1reason which is the subject of a dispute or complaint during
2the pendency of informal or formal complaint procedures of the
3Illinois Commerce Commission under 83 Ill. Adm. Code 280.160
4or 280.170, where the customer has complied with those rules.
5Service shall not be discontinued and shall be restored if
6discontinued where a customer has established a deferred
7payment agreement pursuant to 83 Ill. Adm. Code 280.110 and
8has not defaulted on such agreement. Residential customers who
9are indebted to a utility for past due utility service shall
10have the opportunity to make arrangements with the utility to
11retire the debt by periodic payments, referred to as a
12deferred payment agreement, unless this customer has failed to
13make payment under such a plan during the past 12 months. The
14terms and conditions of a reasonable deferred payment
15agreement shall be determined by the utility after
16consideration of the following factors, based upon information
17available from current utility records or provided by the
18customer or applicant:
19        (1) size of the past due account;
20        (2) customer or applicant's ability to pay;
21        (3) customer or applicant's payment history;
22        (4) reason for the outstanding indebtedness; and
23        (5) any other relevant factors relating to the
24    circumstances of the customer or applicant's service.
25A residential customer shall pay a maximum of one-fourth of
26the amount past due and owing at the time of entering into the

 

 

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1deferred payment agreement, and the water or sewer utility
2shall allow a minimum of 2 months from the date of the
3agreement and a maximum of 12 months for payment to be made
4under a deferred payment agreement. Late payment charges may
5be assessed against the amount owing that is the subject of a
6deferred payment agreement.
7    (c) A water or sewer utility shall provide notice as
8required by subsection (a) of Section 9-201 after the filing
9of each information sheet under a purchased water surcharge,
10purchased sewage treatment surcharge, or qualifying
11infrastructure plant surcharge. The utility also shall post
12notice of the filing in accordance with the requirements of 83
13Ill. Adm. Code 255. Unless filed as part of a general rate
14increase, notice of the filing of a purchased water surcharge
15rider, purchased sewage treatment surcharge rider, or
16qualifying infrastructure plant surcharge rider also shall be
17given in the manner required by this subsection (c) for the
18filing of information sheets.
19    (d) Commission rules pertaining to formal and informal
20complaints against public utilities shall apply with full and
21equal force to water and sewer utilities and their customers,
22including provisions of 83 Ill. Adm. Code 280.170, and the
23Commission shall respond to each complaint by providing the
24consumer with a copy of the utility's response to the
25complaint and a copy of the Commission's review of the
26complaint and its findings. The Commission shall also provide

 

 

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1the consumer with all available options for recourse.
2    (e) Any refund shown on the billing statement of a
3customer of a water or sewer utility must be itemized and must
4state if the refund is an adjustment or credit.
5    (f) Water service for building construction purposes. At
6the request of any municipality or township within the service
7area of a public utility that provides water service to
8customers within the municipality or township, a public
9utility must (1) require all water service used for building
10construction purposes to be measured by meter and subject to
11approved rates and charges for metered water service and (2)
12prohibit the unauthorized use of water taken from hydrants or
13service lines installed at construction sites.
14    (g) Water meters.
15        (1) Periodic testing. Unless otherwise approved by the
16    Commission, each service water meter shall be periodically
17    inspected and tested in accordance with the schedule
18    specified in 83 Ill. Adm. Code 600.340, or more frequently
19    as the results may warrant, to insure that the meter
20    accuracy is maintained within the limits set out in 83
21    Ill. Adm. Code 600.310.
22        (2) Meter tests requested by customer.
23            (A) Each utility furnishing metered water service
24        shall, without charge, test the accuracy of any meter
25        upon request by the customer served by such meter,
26        provided that the meter in question has not been

 

 

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1        tested by the utility or by the Commission within 2
2        years previous to such request. The customer or his or
3        her representatives shall have the privilege of
4        witnessing the test at the option of the customer. A
5        written report, giving the results of the test, shall
6        be made to the customer.
7            (B) When a meter that has been in service less than
8        2 years since its last test is found to be accurate
9        within the limits specified in 83 Ill. Adm. Code
10        600.310, the customer shall pay a fee to the utility
11        not to exceed the amounts specified in 83 Ill. Adm.
12        Code 600.350(b). Fees for testing meters not included
13        in this Section or so located that the cost will be out
14        of proportion to the fee specified will be determined
15        by the Commission upon receipt of a complete
16        description of the case.
17        (3) Commission referee tests. Upon written application
18    to the Commission by any customer, a test will be made of
19    the customer's meter by a representative of the
20    Commission. For such a test, a fee as provided for in
21    subsection (g)(2) shall accompany the application. If the
22    meter is found to be registering more than 1.5% fast on the
23    average when tested as prescribed in 83 Ill. Adm. Code
24    600.310, the utility shall refund to the customer the
25    amount of the fee. The utility shall in no way disturb the
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1    referee test until authority to do so is given by the
2    Commission or the customer in writing.
3    (h) Water and sewer utilities; low usage. Each public
4utility that provides water and sewer service must establish a
5unit sewer rate, subject to review by the Commission, that
6applies only to those customers who use less than 1,000
7gallons of water in any billing period.
8    (i) Water and sewer utilities; separate meters. Each
9public utility that provides water and sewer service must
10offer separate rates for water and sewer service to any
11commercial or residential customer who uses separate meters to
12measure each of those services. In order for the separate rate
13to apply, a combination of meters must be used to measure the
14amount of water that reaches the sewer system and the amount of
15water that does not reach the sewer system.
16    (j) Each water or sewer public utility must disclose on
17each billing statement any amount billed that is for service
18provided prior to the date covered by the billing statement.
19The disclosure must include the dates for which the prior
20service is being billed. Each billing statement that includes
21an amount billed for service provided prior to the date
22covered by the billing statement must disclose the dates for
23which that amount is billed and must include a copy of the
24document created under subsection (a) and a statement of
25current Commission rules concerning unbilled or misbilled
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1    (k) When the customer is due a refund resulting from
2payment of an overcharge, the utility shall credit the
3customer in the amount of overpayment with interest from the
4date of overpayment by the customer. The rate for interest
5shall be at the appropriate rate determined by the Commission
6under 83 Ill. Adm. Code 280.70.
7    (l) Water and sewer public utilities; subcontractors. The
8Commission shall adopt rules for water and sewer public
9utilities to provide notice to the customers of the proper
10kind of identification that a subcontractor must present to
11the customer, to prohibit a subcontractor from soliciting or
12receiving payment of any kind for any service provided by the
13water or sewer public utility or the subcontractor, and to
14establish sanctions for violations.
15    (m) Water and sewer public utilities; unaccounted-for
16water. By December 31, 2006, each water public utility shall
17file tariffs with the Commission to establish the maximum
18percentage of unaccounted-for water that would be considered
19in the determination of any rates or surcharges. The rates or
20surcharges approved for a water public utility shall not
21include charges for unaccounted-for water in excess of this
22maximum percentage without well-documented support and
23justification for the Commission to consider in any request to
24recover charges in excess of the tariffed maximum percentage.
25    (n) Rate increases; public forums. When any public utility
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1increase, in addition to other notice requirements, the water
2or sewer public utility must notify its customers of their
3right to request a public forum. A customer or group of
4customers must make written request to the Commission for a
5public forum and must also provide written notification of the
6request to the customer's municipal or, for unincorporated
7areas, township government. The Commission, at its discretion,
8may schedule the public forum. If it is determined that public
9forums are required for multiple municipalities or townships,
10the Commission shall schedule these public forums, in
11locations within approximately 45 minutes drive time of the
12municipalities or townships for which the public forums have
13been scheduled. The public utility must provide advance notice
14of 30 days for each public forum to the governing bodies of
15those units of local government affected by the increase. The
16day of each public forum shall be selected so as to encourage
17the greatest public participation. Each public forum will
18begin at 7:00 p.m. Reports and comments made during or as a
19result of each public forum must be made available to the
20hearing officials and reviewed when drafting a recommended or
21tentative decision, finding or order pursuant to Section
2210-111 of this Act.
23    (o) Water and sewer public utilities; acquisitions.
24Notwithstanding any other provisions of this Act, if an
25investor-owned water or sewer utility acquires another water
26or sewer utility, any subsequent rate increase to finance the

 

 

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1acquisition shall only be paid by the customers in the new
2district or tariff group and not the existing customers of the
3investor-owned water or sewer utility or its existing tariff
4group. Any capital investments or improvements made by an
5investor-owned water or sewer utility shall not be financed by
6the existing customers of the utility and shall only be paid
7for by customers that live in the district that received the
8capital investments or improvements.
9(Source: P.A. 94-950, eff. 6-27-06.)
 
10    (220 ILCS 5/9-210.5)
11    (Section scheduled to be repealed on June 1, 2028)
12    Sec. 9-210.5. Valuation of water and sewer utilities.
13    (a) In this Section:
14        "Disinterested" means that the person directly
15    involved (1) is not a director, officer, or an employee of
16    the large public utility or the water or sewer utility or
17    its direct affiliates or subsidiaries for at least 12
18    months before becoming engaged under this Section; (2)
19    shall not derive a material financial benefit from the
20    sale of the water or sewer utility other than fees for
21    services rendered, and (3) shall not have a member of the
22    person's immediate family, including a spouse, parents or
23    spouse's parents, children or spouses of children, or
24    siblings and their spouses or children, be a director,
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1    water or sewer utility or the water or sewer utility or its
2    direct affiliates or subsidiaries for at least 12 months
3    before becoming engaged under this Section or receive a
4    material financial benefit from the sale of the water or
5    sewer utility other than fees for services rendered.
6        "District" means a service area of a large public
7    utility whose customers are subject to the same rate
8    tariff.
9        "Large public utility" means an investor-owned public
10    utility that:
11            (1) is subject to regulation by the Illinois
12        Commerce Commission under this Act;
13            (2) regularly provides water or sewer service to
14        more than 15,000 customer connections;
15            (3) provides safe and adequate service; and
16            (4) is not a water or sewer utility as defined in
17        this subsection (a).
18        "Next rate case" means a large public utility's first
19    general rate case after the date the large public utility
20    acquires the water or sewer utility where the acquired
21    water or sewer utility's cost of service is considered as
22    part of determining the large public utility's resulting
23    rates.
24        "Prior rate case" means a large public utility's
25    general rate case resulting in the rates in effect for the
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1    sewer utility.
2        "Utility service source" means the water or sewer
3    utility or large public utility from which the customer
4    receives its utility service type.
5        "Utility service type" means water utility service or
6    sewer utility service or water and sewer utility service.
7        "Water or sewer utility" means any of the following:
8            (1) a public utility that regularly provides water
9        or sewer service to 6,000 or fewer customer
10        connections;
11            (2) a water district, including, but not limited
12        to, a public water district, water service district,
13        or surface water protection district, or a sewer
14        district of any kind established as a special district
15        under the laws of this State that regularly provides
16        water or sewer service;
17            (3) a waterworks system or sewerage system
18        established under the Township Code that regularly
19        provides water or sewer service; or
20            (4) a water system or sewer system owned by a
21        municipality that regularly provides water or sewer
22        service; and
23            (5) any other entity that is not a public utility
24        that regularly provides water or sewer service.
25    (b) Notwithstanding any other provision of this Act, a
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1may request that the Commission use, and, if so requested, the
2Commission shall use, the procedures set forth under this
3Section to establish the ratemaking rate base of that water or
4sewer utility at the time when it is acquired by the large
5public utility.
6    (c) If a large public utility elects the procedures under
7this Section to establish the rate base of a water or sewer
8utility that it is acquiring, then 3 appraisals shall be
9performed. The average of these 3 appraisals shall represent
10the fair market value of the water or sewer utility that is
11being acquired. The appraisals shall be performed by 3
12appraisers approved by the Commission's Executive Director or
13designee and engaged by either the water or sewer utility
14being acquired or by the large public utility. Each appraiser
15shall be engaged on reasonable terms approved by the
16Commission. Each appraiser shall be a disinterested person
17licensed as a State certified general real estate appraiser
18under the Real Estate Appraiser Licensing Act of 2002.
19    Each appraiser shall:
20        (1) be sworn to determine the fair market value of the
21    water or sewer utility by establishing the amount for
22    which the water or sewer utility would be sold in a
23    voluntary transaction between a willing buyer and willing
24    seller under no obligation to buy or sell;
25        (2) determine fair market value in compliance with the
26    Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice;

 

 

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1        (3) engage one disinterested engineer who is licensed
2    in this State, and who may be the same engineer that is
3    engaged by the other appraisers, to prepare an assessment
4    of the tangible assets of the water or sewer utility,
5    which is to be incorporated into the appraisal under the
6    cost approach;
7        (4) request from the manager of the Accounting
8    Department, if the water or sewer utility is a public
9    utility that is regulated by the Commission, a list of
10    investments made by the water or sewer utility that had
11    been disallowed previously and that shall be excluded from
12    the calculation of the large public utility's rate base in
13    its next rate case; and
14        (5) return their appraisal, in writing, to the water
15    or sewer utility and large public utility in a reasonable
16    and timely manner.
17    If the appraiser cannot engage an engineer, as described
18in paragraph (3) of this subsection (c), within 30 days after
19the appraiser is engaged, then the Commission's Executive
20Director or designee shall recommend the engineer the
21appraiser should engage. The Commission's Executive Director
22or designee shall provide his or her recommendation within 30
23days after he or she is officially notified of the appraiser's
24failure to engage an engineer and the appraiser shall promptly
25work to engage the recommended engineer. If the appraiser is
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1recommended engineer within 15 days after the recommendation
2by the Commission's Executive Director or designee, then the
3appraiser shall notify the Commission's Executive Director or
4designee and the process shall be repeated until an engineer
5is successfully engaged.
6    (d) The lesser of (i) the purchase price or (ii) the fair
7market value determined under subsection (c) of this Section
8shall constitute the rate base associated with the water or
9sewer utility as acquired by and incorporated into the rate
10base of the district designated by the acquiring large public
11utility under this Section, subject to any adjustments that
12the Commission deems necessary to ensure such rate base
13reflects prudent and useful investments in the provision of
14public utility service. The reasonable transaction and closing
15costs incurred by the large public utility shall be treated
16consistent with the applicable accounting standards under this
17Act. The total amount of all of the appraisers' fees to be
18included in the transaction and closing costs shall not exceed
19the greater of $15,000 or 5% of the appraised value of the
20water or sewer utility being acquired. This rate base
21treatment shall not be deemed to violate this Act, including,
22but not limited to, any Sections in Articles VIII and IX of
23this Act that might be affected by this Section. Any
24acquisition of a water or sewer utility that affects the
25cumulative base rates of the large public utility's existing
26ratepayers in the tariff group into which the water or sewer

 

 

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1utility is to be combined by less than (1) 2.5% at the time of
2the acquisition for any single acquisition completed under
3this Section or (2) 5% for all acquisitions completed under
4this Section before the Commission's final order in the next
5rate case shall not be deemed to violate Section 7-204 or any
6other provision of this Act.
7    In the Commission's order that approves the large public
8utility's acquisition of the water or sewer utility, the
9Commission shall issue its decision establishing (1) the
10ratemaking rate base of the water or sewer utility; (2) the
11district or tariff group with which the water or sewer utility
12shall be combined for ratemaking purposes, if such combination
13has been proposed by the large public utility; and (3) the
14rates to be charged to customers in the water or sewer utility.
15    (e) If the water or sewer utility being acquired is owned
16by the State or any political subdivision thereof, then the
17water or sewer utility must inform the public of the terms of
18its acquisition by the large public utility by (1) holding a
19public meeting prior to the acquisition and (2) causing to be
20published, in a newspaper of general circulation in the area
21that the water or sewer utility operates, a notice setting
22forth the terms of its acquisition by the large public utility
23and options that shall be available to assist customers to pay
24their bills after the acquisition.
25    (f) The large public utility may recommend the district or
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1ratemaking purposes, become a part after the acquisition, or
2may recommend a lesser rate for the water or sewer utility. If
3the large public utility recommends a lesser rate, it shall
4submit to the Commission its proposed rate schedule and the
5proposed final tariff group for the acquired water or sewer
6utility. The Commission's approved district or tariff group or
7rates shall be consistent with the large public utility's
8recommendation, unless such recommendation can be shown to be
9contrary to the public interest.
10    (g) From the date of acquisition until the date that new
11rates are effective in the acquiring large public utility's
12next rate case, the customers of the acquired water or sewer
13utility shall pay the approved then-existing rates of the
14district or tariff group as ordered by the Commission, or some
15lesser rates as recommended by the large public utility and
16approved by the Commission under subsection (f); provided,
17that, if the application of such rates of the large public
18utility to customers of the acquired water or sewer utility
19using 54,000 gallons annually results in an increase to the
20total annual bill of customers of the acquired water or sewer
21utility, exclusive of fire service or related charges, then
22the large public utility's rates charged to the customers of
23the acquired water or sewer utility shall be uniformly
24reduced, if any reduction is required, by the percent that
25results in the total annual bill, exclusive of fire services
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1sewer utility using 54,000 gallons being equal to 1.5% of the
2latest median household income as reported by the United
3States Census Bureau for the most applicable community or
4county. For each customer of the water or sewer utility with
5potable water usage values that cannot be reasonably obtained,
6a value of 4,500 gallons per month shall be assigned. These
7rates shall not be deemed to violate this Act including, but
8not limited to, Section 9-101 and any other applicable
9Sections in Articles VIII and IX of this Act. The Commission
10shall issue its decision establishing the rates effective for
11the water or sewer utility immediately following an
12acquisition in its order approving the acquisition.
13    (h) In the acquiring large public utility's next rate
14case, the water or sewer utility and the district or tariff
15group ordered by the Commission and their costs of service may
16be combined under the same rate tariff. This rate tariff shall
17be based on allocation of costs of service of the acquired
18water or sewer utility and the large public utility's district
19or tariff group ordered by the Commission and utilizing a rate
20design that does not distinguish among customers on the basis
21of utility service source or type. This rate tariff shall not
22be deemed to violate this Act including, but not limited to,
23Section 9-101 of this Act. In the acquiring large public
24utility's 2 rate cases after an acquisition, but in no
25subsequent rate case, the large public utility may file a rate
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1Section that establishes lesser rates than the district or
2tariff group into which the water or sewer utility is to be
3combined. Those lesser rates shall not be deemed to violate
4Section 7-204 or any other provision of this Act if they affect
5the cumulative base rates of the large public utility's
6existing rate payers in the district or tariff by less than
72.5%.
8    (i) Any post-acquisition improvements made by the large
9public utility in the water or sewer utility shall accrue a
10cost for financing set at the large public utility's
11determined rate for allowance for funds used during
12construction, inclusive of the debt, equity, and income tax
13gross up components, after the date on which the expenditure
14was incurred by the large public utility until the investment
15has been in service for a 4-year period or, if sooner, until
16the time the rates are implemented in the large public
17utility's next rate case.
18    Any post-acquisition improvements made by the large public
19utility in the water or sewer utility shall not be depreciated
20for ratemaking purposes from the date on which the expenditure
21was incurred by the large public utility until the investment
22has been in service for a 4-year period or, if sooner, until
23the time the rates are implemented in the large public
24utility's next rate case.
25    (j) This Section shall be exclusively applied to large
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1acquisition of water or sewer utilities. Any petitions filed
2with the Commission related to the acquisitions described in
3this Section, including petitions seeking approvals or
4certificates required by this Act, shall be deemed approved
5unless the Commission issues its final order within 11 months
6after the date the large public utility filed its initial
7petition. This Section shall only apply to utilities providing
8water or sewer service and shall not be construed in any manner
9to apply to electric corporations, natural gas corporations,
10or any other utility subject to this Act.
11    (k) Nothing in this Section shall prohibit a party from
12declining to proceed with an acquisition or be deemed as
13establishing the final purchase price of an acquisition.
14    (l) In the Commission's order that approves the large
15utility's acquisition of the water or sewer utility, the
16Commission shall address each aspect of the acquisition
17transaction for which approval is required under the Act.
18    (m) Any contractor or subcontractor that performs work on
19a water or sewer utility acquired by a large public utility
20under this Section shall be a responsible bidder as described
21in Section 30-22 of the Illinois Procurement Code. The
22contractor or subcontractor shall submit evidence of meeting
23the requirements to be a responsible bidder as described in
24Section 30-22 to the water or sewer utility. Any new water or
25sewer facility built as a result of the acquisition shall
26require the contractor to enter into a project labor

 

 

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1agreement. The large public utility acquiring the water or
2sewer utility shall offer employee positions to qualified
3employees of the acquired water or sewer utility.
4    (n) This Section is repealed on January 1, 2023 June 1,
52028.
6(Source: P.A. 102-149, eff. 1-1-22.)