UTIL ELECTRIC COMPETITION
Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
Amends the Public Utilities Act. Authorizes the production and
sale of electricity on a competitive basis. Provides that the Commence
Commission may modify and waive rules. Provides for the sale or lease
of generation facilities without Commission approval. Prohibits the
Commission from ordering the construction of additional generating
capacity. Phases in competitive services beginning on or before
January 1, 2000 for retail customers using 11 or more megawatts of
electricity per month. Provides for the phase-in of competitive
services for smaller and residential users by January 1, 2005.
Provides that an electric utility may recover transition costs.
Effective June 1, 1997.
FISCAL NOTE (Commerce Commission, Ill.)
Fiscal impact on Commission operations is unknown at this time.
Last action on Bill: SESSION SINE DIE
Last action date: 99-01-12
Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE - 0 SENATE - 0
END OF INQUIRY
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