92nd General Assembly
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   220 ILCS 5/4-202          from Ch. 111 2/3, par. 4-202                      
   220 ILCS 5/4-203          from Ch. 111 2/3, par. 4-203                      
   220 ILCS 5/5-202          from Ch. 111 2/3, par. 5-202                      
   220 ILCS 5/16-125                                                           

        Amends the Public  Utilities  Act.  Provides  that  the  Commerce      
   Commission may assess public utilities for costs the Commission incurs      
   in  determining  whether damages should be paid by the utility because      
   of power interruptions or fluctuations. Authorizes the  Commission  to      
   utilize   outside   consultants.   Establishes  a  procedure  for  the      
   imposition  and  collection  of  penalties  with  respect  to   public      
   utilities  other  than  telecommunications carriers. Provides that the      
   Commerce Commission may  compromise  civil  penalties.  Provides  that      
   civil  penalties  related  to  the  late filing of reports, taxes, and      
   other filings shall be paid  into  the  Public  Utility  Fund.  Limits      
   penalties   to   $30,000  per  offense  and  $500,000  per  continuing      
   violation. Effective immediately.                                           
        HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1.                                                 
          220 ILCS 5/16-125                                                    
        Deletes provisions authorizing the Commission  to  assess  public      
   utilities for costs incurred in determining responsibility for damages      
   caused by power outages.                                                    
   FEB-28-2001  H  FILED WITH CLERK                                               
   FEB-28-2001  H  FIRST READING                                                  
   FEB-28-2001  H  REFERRED TO HOUSE RULES COMMITTEE        RULES                 
   MAR-01-2001  H       ASSIGNED TO COMMITTEE               PUBLIC UTILS          
   MAR-01-2001  H  PRIMARY SPONSOR CHANGED TO               PERSICO               
   MAR-14-2001  H                             AMENDMENT NO. 01-PUB UTILITIES H    
   MAR-14-2001  H                                   ADOPTED                       
   MAR-14-2001  H  DO PASS AMENDED/SHORT DEBATE             009-000-000   HPUB    
   MAR-14-2001  H  PLACED CALENDAR 2ND READING-SHORT DEBATE                       
   APR-04-2001  H  SECOND READING-SHORT DEBATE                                    
   APR-04-2001  H  HELD ON CAL ORDER 2ND RDG - SHORT DEBATE                       
   APR-06-2001  H  RE-REFERRED TO RULES COMM/RULE 19(A)     RULES         HRUL    
   JAN-07-2003  H  SESSION SINE DIE                                               


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