(305 ILCS 20/3) (from Ch. 111 2/3, par. 1403)
    Sec. 3. Definitions. As used in this Act, unless the context otherwise requires:
    (a) the terms defined in Sections 3-101 through 3-121 of the Public Utilities Act have the meanings ascribed to them in that Act;
    (b) "Department" means the Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity;
    (c) "energy provider" means any utility, municipal utility, cooperative utility, or any other corporation or individual which provides winter energy services;
    (d) "winter" means the period from November 1 of any year through April 30 of the following year.
(Source: P.A. 95-331, eff. 8-21-07; 96-33, eff. 7-10-09; 96-154, eff. 1-1-10.)