|Public Act 098-1056|
|HB3635 Enrolled||LRB098 12280 JLS 46507 b|
AN ACT concerning regulation.
Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
The Public Utilities Act is amended by adding
Section 5-117 as follows:
(220 ILCS 5/5-117 new)
Supplier diversity goals.
(a) The public policy of this State is to collaboratively
work with companies that serve Illinois residents to improve
their supplier diversity in a non-antagonistic manner.
(b) The Commission shall require all gas, electric, and
water companies with at least 100,000 customers under its
authority to submit an annual report by April 15, 2015 and
every April 15 thereafter, in a searchable Adobe PDF format, on
all procurement goals and actual spending for female-owned,
minority-owned, veteran-owned, and small business enterprises
in the previous calendar year. These goals shall be expressed
as a percentage of the total work performed by the entity
submitting the report, and the actual spending for all
female-owned, minority-owned, veteran-owned, and small
business enterprises shall also be expressed as a percentage of
the total work performed by the entity submitting the report.
(c) Each participating company in its annual report shall