|Public Act 098-1121|
|SB3437 Enrolled||LRB098 19532 RPS 54709 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 changing
Section 19-130 as follows:
(220 ILCS 5/19-130)
Commission study and report.
Office of Retail Market Development shall prepare an annual
report regarding the
development of competitive retail natural
gas markets in Illinois.
The Office shall monitor existing
competitive conditions in Illinois, identify barriers to
retail competition for all customer classes, and actively
explore and propose to the Commission and to the General
Assembly solutions to overcome identified barriers. Solutions
proposed by the Office to promote retail competition must also
promote safe, reliable, and affordable natural gas service.
On or before October 1 of each year, beginning in 2015, the
Director shall submit a report to the Commission, the General
Assembly, and the Governor, that includes
The report shall be
approved by the Commission and be filed by
of each odd
year with the Joint
Committee on Legislative Support Services
of the General Assembly and the
Governor and shall be
available. The report shall include
, at a minimum, the