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 Bill Status of HB6570  99th General Assembly


Short Description:  MUNI CD-UNDERGRND UTILITIES

House Sponsors
Rep. Fred Crespo - Michelle Mussman

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

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
65 ILCS 5/Art. 11 Div. 15.4 heading new
65 ILCS 5/11-15.4-1 new


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Illinois Municipal Code. Defines "underground" and "undergrounding". Provides that public utilities shall underground specified electric transmission lines under certain conditions. Provides that the Illinois Commerce Commission shall allow a public utility to recover from all retail customers in its service territory all reasonable and prudent costs that it incurs related to the undergrounding of such transmission lines. Provides that a public utility shall record and defer such costs as a regulatory asset to be included in the public utility's total rate base and amortized over a reasonable period that is equal to the expected life of such transmission line. Effective immediately.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  5/4/2016HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Fred Crespo
  5/5/2016HouseFirst Reading
  5/5/2016HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  5/19/2016HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Michelle Mussman
  1/10/2017HouseSession Sine Die

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