90th General Assembly
Summary of HB0361
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Short description: 
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

           Location: House

 Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE -   0     SENATE -   0


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