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 Bill Status of HB1379  98th General Assembly


Short Description:  WATER & SEWER UTILITIES-VALUE

House Sponsors
Rep. Brandon W. Phelps - Daniel V. Beiser - Ed Sullivan, Jr. - Patrick J. Verschoore - Adam Brown, Mike Bost, John M. Cabello, John D'Amico, Wayne Rosenthal, Pam Roth, Michael P. McAuliffe, Frank J. Mautino and Charles E. Meier

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. William R. Haine - Antonio Muņoz, David Koehler, Mike Jacobs, David S. Luechtefeld, Gary Forby and Kwame Raoul)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  8/9/2013HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 98-0213

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
220 ILCS 5/9-210from Ch. 111 2/3, par. 9-210
220 ILCS 5/9-210.5 new


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Public Utilities Act. Provides an alternative procedure that a large public utility may choose in establishing the ratemaking rate base of a water or sewer utility that the large public utility is acquiring. Provides that the Commission's order that approves the large public utility's acquisition of the water or sewer utility shall include the Commission's decision establishing (1) the ratemaking rate base of the water or sewer utility and (2) the district or tariff group with which the water or sewer utility will be combined for ratemaking purposes. Sets forth provisions concerning definitions, appraisers and their duties, ratemaking rate base, and rate cases. Makes the provisions applicable until June 1, 2018. Makes other changes. Effective immediately.

House Committee Amendment No. 1
Deletes reference to:
220 ILCS 5/9-210

Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Reinserts provisions of the introduced bill with changes. Removes a provision that would limit the Illinois Commerce Commission to ascertain the value of water or sewer utilities under a specified provision until June 1, 2018. Makes other changes. Effective immediately.

House Floor Amendment No. 2
Provides that the average of 3 appraisals shall be performed by 3 different appraisers to determine the fair market value of a water or sewer utility instead of one appraisal by one appraiser. Provides that either the lesser of (i) the purchase price or (ii) the fair market value (instead of the appraised value) shall constitute the rate base associated with a water or sewer utility.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/6/2013HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Brandon W. Phelps
  2/6/2013HouseFirst Reading
  2/6/2013HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/13/2013HouseAssigned to Public Utilities Committee
  2/19/2013HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Mike Bost
  2/19/2013HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Patrick J. Verschoore
  2/19/2013HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Daniel V. Beiser
  2/19/2013HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Adam Brown
  2/19/2013HouseRemoved Co-Sponsor Rep. Adam Brown
  2/19/2013HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Adam Brown
  2/19/2013HouseChief Co-Sponsor Changed to Rep. Adam Brown
  2/20/2013HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Ed Sullivan, Jr.
  2/20/2013HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. John M. Cabello
  2/20/2013HouseRemoved Co-Sponsor Rep. Ed Sullivan, Jr.
  2/20/2013HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Ed Sullivan, Jr.
  2/20/2013HouseChief Co-Sponsor Changed to Rep. Ed Sullivan, Jr.
  2/22/2013HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Brandon W. Phelps
  2/22/2013HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  2/26/2013HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Public Utilities Committee
  2/26/2013HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. John D'Amico
  2/26/2013HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted in Public Utilities Committee; by Voice Vote
  2/26/2013HouseDo Pass as Amended / Short Debate Public Utilities Committee; 016-000-000
  2/27/2013HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  2/28/2013HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Wayne Rosenthal
  2/28/2013HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Pam Roth
  2/28/2013HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Michael P. McAuliffe
  3/1/2013HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Frank J. Mautino
  3/6/2013HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Charles E. Meier
  3/12/2013HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  3/12/2013HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  3/13/2013HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Brandon W. Phelps
  3/13/2013HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Referred to Rules Committee
  3/14/2013HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Recommends Be Adopted Rules Committee; 005-000-000
  4/18/2013HouseRecalled to Second Reading - Short Debate
  4/18/2013HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Adopted
  4/18/2013HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  4/19/2013HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 077-031-000
  4/19/2013SenateArrive in Senate
  4/19/2013SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading
  4/19/2013SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. William R. Haine
  4/19/2013SenateFirst Reading
  4/19/2013SenateReferred to Assignments
  4/23/2013SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Antonio Muņoz
  4/24/2013SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. David Koehler
  4/24/2013SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Mike Jacobs
  4/24/2013SenateAssigned to Energy
  4/25/2013SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. David S. Luechtefeld
  5/2/2013SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Gary Forby
  5/2/2013SenateDo Pass Energy; 012-000-000
  5/2/2013SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading May 6, 2013
  5/7/2013SenateSecond Reading
  5/7/2013SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 8, 2013
  5/9/2013SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Kwame Raoul
  5/16/2013SenateThird Reading - Passed; 049-002-000
  5/16/2013HousePassed Both Houses
  6/14/2013HouseSent to the Governor
  8/9/2013HouseGovernor Approved
  8/9/2013HouseEffective Date August 9, 2013
  8/9/2013HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 98-0213

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