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(35 ILCS 640/15)
provision added by this amendatory Act of 1997 is held invalid, this entire
amendatory Act of 1997 shall be deemed
invalid, and the provisions of Section 1.31, "Severability", of the Statute on
Statutes are hereby expressly declared not applicable to this amendatory Act of
however (i) that any contracts entered into and performed, transactions
completed, orders issued, services provided, billings rendered, or payments
in accordance with the provisions of this amendatory Act of 1997, other than as
provided in clause
(ii) below, prior to the date of the determination of such invalidity, shall
not thereby be rendered invalid; (ii) that no presumption as to the validity or
invalidity of any contracts, transactions, orders, billings, or payments
pursuant to Article XVIII of the Public Utilities Act shall result from a
determination of invalidity of this amendatory Act of 1997; and (iii) that the
proviso (i) shall not be deemed to preserve the validity of any executory
contracts or transactions, of any actions to be taken pursuant to orders
issued, or of any services to be performed, billings to be rendered, or
to be made, pursuant to provisions of this amendatory Act of 1997 subsequent to
the date of
determination of such invalidity.
(Source: P.A. 90-561, eff. 12-16-97.)