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 Bill Status of HB1321  94th General Assembly

Short Description:  ATTY GEN-UTILITY INFO

House Sponsors
Rep. Annazette Collins - Bob Biggins - Thomas Holbrook - Monique D. Davis

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. James F. Clayborne, Jr. - Dave Sullivan)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  7/21/2005HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 94-0291

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
15 ILCS 205/4from Ch. 14, par. 4
15 ILCS 205/6.5

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Attorney General Act. Deletes a provision authorizing the Office of Public Counsel to represent the interest of Illinois citizens in all proceedings pertinent to utility regulation. Provides that the Attorney General shall protect the rights and interests of the public in the provision of all elements of natural gas and water service. Makes corresponding changes. Provides that, upon request, the Office of the Attorney General shall have access to all files, records, data, and documents in the possession or control of the Illinois Commerce Commission. Provides that the Office of the Attorney General may use that information, including information that is designated as and that qualifies for confidential treatment, for law enforcement purposes only. Effective immediately.

House Committee Amendment No. 1
Restores provisions requiring the Office of the Attorney General to maintain as confidential certain information concerning electric, natural gas, water, and telecommunications service.

DateChamber Action
  2/9/2005HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Annazette Collins
  2/9/2005HouseFirst Reading
  2/9/2005HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/10/2005HouseAssigned to Public Utilities Committee
  2/10/2005HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Bob Biggins
  2/10/2005HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Thomas Holbrook
  2/10/2005HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Monique D. Davis
  2/16/2005HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Public Utilities Committee
  2/16/2005HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted in Public Utilities Committee; by Voice Vote
  2/16/2005HouseDo Pass as Amended / Short Debate Public Utilities Committee; 007-000-000
  2/17/2005HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  2/18/2005HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  2/18/2005HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  2/25/2005HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 113-000-000
  3/1/2005SenateArrive in Senate
  3/1/2005SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading March 2, 2005
  3/2/2005SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. James F. Clayborne, Jr.
  3/3/2005SenateFirst Reading
  3/3/2005SenateReferred to Rules
  4/6/2005SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Dave Sullivan
  4/13/2005SenateAssigned to Environment & Energy
  4/20/2005SenateDo Pass Environment & Energy; 009-000-000
  4/20/2005SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading April 21, 2005
  5/11/2005SenateSecond Reading
  5/11/2005SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 12, 2005
  5/18/2005SenateThird Reading - Passed; 056-000-000
  5/18/2005HousePassed Both Houses
  6/16/2005HouseSent to the Governor
  7/21/2005HouseGovernor Approved
  7/21/2005HouseEffective Date July 21, 2005
  7/21/2005HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 94-0291

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