(220 ILCS 30/3.13) (from Ch. 111 2/3, par. 403.13)
    Sec. 3.13. "Proximity" means that distance which is shortest between a proposed normal service connection point and a point on an electric supplier's line, which is determined in accordance with accepted engineering practices by the shortest direct route between such points which is practicable to provide the proposed service.
(Source: Laws 1965, p. 1206.)