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 Bill Status of HB2498  99th General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Kelly M. Burke

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/10/2017HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
220 ILCS 5/Art. XX heading
220 ILCS 5/20-101
220 ILCS 5/20-102
220 ILCS 5/20-110
220 ILCS 5/20-130

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Retail Electric Competition Article of the Public Utilities Act. Renames the Article the Retail Electric and Natural Gas Competition Act. Adds findings related to the development and evolution of an effectively competitive retail natural gas market. Provides that solutions proposed by the Office of Retail Market Development of the Illinois Commerce Commission to promote retail competition must also promote safe, reliable, and affordable natural gas service (in addition to electric service), and makes conforming changes in an annual report to the General Assembly and the Governor. Provides that the Commission shall consult with natural gas utilities and suppliers to expand access to natural gas suppliers for residential and small business consumers.

House Committee Amendment No. 1
In provisions concerning annual reports regarding accomplishments in promoting competition, restores language making the reports limited to promoting retail electric competition.

DateChamber Action
  2/18/2015HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Kelly M. Burke
  2/18/2015HouseFirst Reading
  2/18/2015HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  3/2/2015HouseAssigned to Energy Committee
  3/11/2015HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Kelly M. Burke
  3/11/2015HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  3/16/2015HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Energy Committee
  3/25/2015HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted in Energy Committee; by Voice Vote
  3/25/2015HouseDo Pass as Amended / Short Debate Energy Committee; 010-000-000
  3/26/2015HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  4/22/2015HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  4/22/2015HouseHeld on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Short Debate
  4/24/2015HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  1/10/2017HouseSession Sine Die

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