220 ILCS 5/8-505.1 new
Amends the Public Utilities Act. Provides that in conducting
non-emergency vegetation management activities in incorporated
municipalities an electric public utility shall follow guidelines
established by the International Society of Arboriculture and any
applicable Occupational Safety and Health Administration or American
National Standards Institute standards in effect on January 1, 2000.
Requires the Commerce Commission to establish statewide standards for
tree trimming activities by January 1, 2002. Provides that municipal
ordinances that are equal to or more restrictive than the provisions
of this amendatory Act are not invalidated.
00-02-03 S FIRST READING
00-02-03 S REFERRED TO SENATE RULES COMMITTEE RULES
01-01-09 S SESSION SINE DIE
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