Consumer Protection Committee

Filed: 2/28/2007





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2     AMENDMENT NO. ______. Amend House Bill 318 by replacing
3 everything after the enacting clause with the following:
4     "Section 5. The Consumer Fraud and Deceptive Business
5 Practices Act is amended by changing Section 2HH as follows:
6     (815 ILCS 505/2HH)
7     Sec. 2HH. Billing and collection practices of utility
8 electric service providers. Each person selling generation,
9 transmission, distribution, metering, or billing of any
10 utility electric service shall display the name, the toll-free
11 telephone number of such service provider, and a description of
12 the services provided on all bills submitted to subscribers of
13 such services. All personal information relating to the
14 subscriber of generation, transmission, distribution,
15 metering, or billing of any utility electric service shall be
16 maintained by the service providers solely for the purpose of



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1 generating the bill for such services, and shall not be
2 divulged to any other persons with the exception of credit
3 bureaus, collection agencies, and persons licensed to market
4 utility services electric service in the State of Illinois,
5 without the written consent of the subscriber.
6 (Source: P.A. 90-561, eff. 12-16-97.)".