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 Bill Status of HB3036  97th General Assembly


Short Description:  UTILITIES - ANNUAL REPORT

House Sponsors
Rep. Kevin A. McCarthy - Dave Winters - Mike Bost - Brandon W. Phelps - Charles E. Jefferson

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. Don Harmon  and Mike Jacobs)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  12/30/2011HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 97-0646

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
220 ILCS 5/16-120


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Public Utilities Act. Provides that beginning in 2012, the Illinois Commerce Commission shall prepare an annual report regarding the development of electricity markets in Illinois which shall be filed by April 1 of each year with the Joint Committee on Legislative Support Services of the General Assembly and the Governor and which shall be publicly available. Provides that the report shall include, at a minimum, specified information, including the status of consumer protections for the retail customers of alternative retail electric suppliers, and recommendations for improving such consumer protections whether through administrative action, Commission rule, or recommendations to the General Assembly for adoption based on conditions in Illinois and other states with competitive markets for retail electric customers.

Senate Floor Amendment No. 1
Deletes reference to:
220 ILCS 5/16-120
Adds reference to:
220 ILCS 5/16-107.5
220 ILCS 5/16-108.5
220 ILCS 5/16-108.6
220 ILCS 5/16-108.7
220 ILCS 5/16-128

Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Public Utilities Act if and only if Senate Bill 1652 of the 97th General Assembly becomes law. Provides that an electricity provider shall measure and charge or credit for the net electricity supplied to eligible customers or provided by eligible customers whose electric service has not been declared competitive and whose electric delivery service is provided and measured on a kilowatt-hour basis and electric supply service is provided based on hourly pricing. Removes a provision concerning General Assembly findings. Provides that a participating utility voluntarily elects and commits to undertake the customer assistance program that consists of specified commitments and obligations. Provides that if a participating utility files a performance-based formula rate tariff without obtaining approval from the Commission or any other agency specified in the Act, then a participating utility other than a combination utility shall pay $10,000,000 per year for 5 years and a participating utility that is a combination utility shall pay $1,000,000 per year for 10 years to fund customer assistance programs with the primary purpose being avoidance of imminent disconnection. Provides that payments made by a participating utility shall not be a recoverable expense. Provides that programs that use funds that are provided by a participating utility to reduce utility bills may be implemented through tariffs. Provides that if the Commission finds that a participating utility is no longer eligible to update the performance-based formula rate tariff or the performance-based formula rate is otherwise terminated then the participating utility's voluntary commitments and obligations shall immediately be terminated. Makes changes to financial penalties concerning incremental annual performance goals. Makes other changes. Effective immediately.

Senate Floor Amendment No. 2
Provides that for the infrastructure investment program period, the ramp-up and ramp-down time shall not exceed a total of 6 months. Provides that financial penalties shall be applied for the 12-month period in which the deficiency occurred through a separate tariff mechanism, which shall be filed by the utility together with its metrics. Changes the specifications of the Governor's 5 appointments to the Smart Grid Advisory Council. Makes other technical changes.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/23/2011HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Thomas Holbrook
  2/23/2011HouseFirst Reading
  2/23/2011HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/28/2011HouseAssigned to Public Utilities Committee
  3/15/2011HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Public Utilities Committee; 024-000-000
  3/16/2011HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  3/17/2011HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  3/17/2011HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  4/5/2011HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 103-000-000
  4/6/2011SenateArrive in Senate
  4/6/2011SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading
  4/6/2011SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. Don Harmon
  4/7/2011SenateFirst Reading
  4/7/2011SenateReferred to Assignments
  4/27/2011SenateAssigned to Energy
  5/5/2011SenateDo Pass Energy; 011-000-000
  5/5/2011SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading May 6, 2011
  5/6/2011SenateSecond Reading
  5/6/2011SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 10, 2011
  7/23/2011SenatePursuant to Senate Rule 3-9(b) / Referred to Assignments
  10/12/2011SenateApproved for Consideration Assignments
  10/12/2011SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading October 25, 2011
  10/24/2011SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Don Harmon
  10/24/2011SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Referred to Assignments
  10/24/2011SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Assignments Refers to Executive
  10/24/2011SenateRule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As November 10, 2011
  10/24/2011SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Recommend Do Adopt Executive; 014-001-000
  10/25/2011SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Don Harmon
  10/25/2011SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Referred to Assignments
  10/25/2011SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Mike Jacobs
  10/25/2011SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Be Approved for Consideration Assignments;
  10/25/2011SenateRecalled to Second Reading
  10/25/2011SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Adopted; Harmon
  10/25/2011SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Adopted; Harmon
  10/25/2011SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading
  10/25/2011Senate3/5 Vote Required
  10/25/2011SenateThird Reading - Passed; 037-020-000
  10/25/2011HouseArrived in House
  10/25/2011HousePlaced on Calendar Order of Concurrence Senate Amendment(s) 1, 2
  10/25/2011HouseChief Sponsor Changed to Rep. Kevin A. McCarthy
  10/25/2011HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Dave Winters
  10/25/2011HouseSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Motion Filed Concur Rep. Kevin A. McCarthy
  10/25/2011HouseSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Motion Filed Concur Rep. Kevin A. McCarthy
  10/25/2011HouseSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Referred to Rules Committee
  10/25/2011HouseSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Motion to Concur Referred to Rules Committee
  10/25/2011HouseSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Recommends Be Adopted Rules Committee; 004-000-000
  10/25/2011HouseSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Motion to Concur Recommends Be Adopted Rules Committee; 004-000-000
  10/26/2011HouseRemoved Co-Sponsor Rep. Dave Winters
  10/26/2011HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Dave Winters
  10/26/2011HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Mike Bost
  10/26/2011HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Brandon W. Phelps
  10/26/2011HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Charles E. Jefferson
  10/26/2011House3/5 Vote Required
  10/26/2011HouseSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 House Concurs 091-024-000
  10/26/2011HouseSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 House Concurs 091-024-000
  10/26/2011HouseSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Motion Filed to Reconsider Vote Rep. Jason Barickman; MOTION #1
  10/26/2011HouseSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Motion Filed to Reconsider Vote Rep. Jason Barickman; MOTION #1
  10/26/2011HouseSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Motion to Reconsider Vote - Withdrawn Rep. Jason Barickman; MOTION #1
  10/26/2011HouseSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Motion to Reconsider Vote - Withdrawn Rep. Jason Barickman; MOTION #1
  10/26/2011HouseSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Motion Filed to Reconsider Vote Rep. Mike Bost; MOTION #2
  10/26/2011HouseSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Motion Filed to Reconsider Vote Rep. Mike Bost; MOTION #2
  10/26/2011HouseSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Motion Filed to Table the Motion to Reconsider the Vote Rep. Kevin A. McCarthy; MOTION #3
  10/26/2011HouseSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Motion Filed to Table the Motion to Reconsider the Vote Rep. Kevin A. McCarthy; MOTION #3
  10/26/2011HouseSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Motion to Reconsider Vote - Prevails by Voice Vote; MOTION #3
  10/26/2011HouseSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Motion to Reconsider Vote - Prevails by Voice Vote; MOTION #3
  10/26/2011HouseSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Motion to Reconsider Vote - Tabled ; MOTION #2
  10/26/2011HouseSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Motion to Reconsider Vote - Tabled ; MOTION #2
  10/26/2011HousePassed Both Houses
  11/1/2011HouseSent to the Governor
  12/30/2011HouseGovernor Approved
  12/30/2011HouseEffective Date December 30, 2011
  12/30/2011HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 97-0646

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