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 Bill Status of HB1703  97th General Assembly

Short Description:  UTILITIES - PIPELINE

House Sponsors
Rep. Dan Reitz - Patrick J. Verschoore - Thomas Holbrook - Dave Winters

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. James F. Clayborne, Jr.)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  8/16/2011HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 97-0405

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
220 ILCS 5/15-401

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Public Utilities Act. In provisions concerning issuance of a certificate of good standing authorizing a person to operate as a common carrier by pipeline, makes changes concerning the factors the Illinois Commerce Commission shall consider in its determination of public convenience and necessity for a proposed pipeline or facility; provides that an application may request either that the Commission review and approve a specific route for a pipeline, or that the Commission review and approve a project route width that identifies the areas in which the pipeline would be located; provides for a consolidated proceeding for decisions on consolidated applications; requires the Commission to make its determination on any application filed pursuant to this Section and issue its final order within one year after the date that the application is filed unless an extension is granted; provides that the rules of the Commission may include additional options for expediting the issuance of permits and certificates. Makes other changes. Effective July 1, 2011.

House Committee Amendment No. 1
Replaces a reference to "a certificate of need" with "authority". Also makes a technical change.

DateChamber Action
  2/16/2011HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Dan Reitz
  2/16/2011HouseFirst Reading
  2/16/2011HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/22/2011HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Patrick J. Verschoore
  2/22/2011HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Thomas Holbrook
  2/28/2011HouseAssigned to Executive Committee
  3/3/2011HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Dan Reitz
  3/3/2011HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  3/7/2011HouseRe-assigned to Public Utilities Committee
  3/7/2011HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Public Utilities Committee
  3/9/2011HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Dave Winters
  3/15/2011HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted in Public Utilities Committee; by Voice Vote
  3/15/2011HouseDo Pass as Amended / Short Debate Public Utilities Committee; 024-000-000
  3/16/2011HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  3/17/2011HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  3/17/2011HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  4/6/2011HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 088-023-000
  4/7/2011SenateArrive in Senate
  4/7/2011SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading April 8, 2011
  4/7/2011SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. James F. Clayborne, Jr.
  4/8/2011SenateFirst Reading
  4/8/2011SenateReferred to Assignments
  4/27/2011SenateAssigned to Energy
  5/5/2011SenateDo Pass Energy; 011-000-000
  5/5/2011SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading May 6, 2011
  5/19/2011SenateSecond Reading
  5/19/2011SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 20, 2011
  5/20/2011SenateThird Reading - Passed; 049-000-000
  5/20/2011HousePassed Both Houses
  6/17/2011HouseSent to the Governor
  8/16/2011HouseGovernor Approved
  8/16/2011HouseEffective Date August 16, 2011
  8/16/2011HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 97-0405

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