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Public Act 096-0533




Public Act 096-0533
SB1140 Enrolled LRB096 07217 MJR 17303 b

    AN ACT concerning regulation.
    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
    Section 5. The Public Utilities Act is amended by adding
Section 16-111.8 as follows:
    (220 ILCS 5/16-111.8 new)
    Sec. 16-111.8. Rate relief; electricity suppliers. On and
after the effective date of this amendatory Act of the 96th
General Assembly, any electric utility providing rate relief
pursuant to Section 16-111.5A of this Act shall not deem any
residential or non-residential customer to be ineligible to
receive that relief solely based upon that customer's purchase
of electricity from a supplier other than that electric utility
at the time the rate relief is to be credited to that customer.
Nothing in this Section shall entitle customers of an electric
utility that had been previously deemed ineligible prior to the
effective date of this amendatory Act of the 96th General
Assembly to become eligible for rate relief credits.
    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
becoming law.

Effective Date: 8/14/2009