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 Bill Status of SB2238  102nd General Assembly


Senate Sponsors
Sen. Laura M. Murphy

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  4/23/2021SenateRule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
65 ILCS 5/Art. 11 Div. 15.5 heading new
65 ILCS 5/11-15.5-5 new
65 ILCS 5/11-15.5-10 new

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Illinois Municipal Code. Creates the Undergrounding Utility Facilities Division. Defines "underground" and "undergrounding". Provides that public utilities shall underground 138 kilowatt or greater electric transmission lines under certain conditions. Provides that the Illinois Commerce Commission shall allow a public utility to recover from all retail customers in its service territory all reasonable and prudent costs that it incurs related to the undergrounding of a 138 kilowatt or greater electric transmission line. Provides that a public utility shall record and defer costs that it incurs related to the undergrounding of transmission lines as a regulatory asset to be included in the public utility's total rate base and amortized over a reasonable period that is equal to the expected life of such transmission lines. Effective immediately.

DateChamber Action
  2/26/2021SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Laura M. Murphy
  2/26/2021SenateFirst Reading
  2/26/2021SenateReferred to Assignments
  3/23/2021SenateAssigned to Energy and Public Utilities
  4/15/2021SenatePostponed - Energy and Public Utilities
  4/16/2021SenateRule 2-10 Committee Deadline Established As April 23, 2021
  4/22/2021SenatePostponed - Energy and Public Utilities
  4/23/2021SenateRule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments

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