91st General Assembly
Status of SB1709
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   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                 
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