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 Bill Status of HB2861  102nd General Assembly


Short Description:  UTILITIES-ELECTRIC PROCUREMENT

House Sponsors
Rep. Lawrence Walsh, Jr. - Ann M. Williams - David A. Welter - Jay Hoffman - Keith R. Wheeler, Luis Arroyo, Emanuel Chris Welch, Justin Slaughter, Grant Wehrli, Sara Feigenholtz, Dan Caulkins, Tony McCombie, Arthur Turner, Nicholas K. Smith, Yehiel M. Kalish, John Connor and Jonathan "Yoni" Pizer

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/13/2021HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
220 ILCS 5/16-111.5


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Public Utilities Act. Makes a grammatical correction in provisions relating to the procurement of power and energy, zero emission credits, and renewable energy resources by electric utilities. Effective immediately.

House Committee Amendment No. 1
Adds reference to:
20 ILCS 3855/1-10
20 ILCS 3855/1-20
20 ILCS 3855/1-75
220 ILCS 5/16-115
220 ILCS 5/16-115A
220 ILCS 5/16-115B
220 ILCS 5/16-115C
220 ILCS 5/16-115E new
220 ILCS 5/16-118
220 ILCS 5/16-120
220 ILCS 5/19-110
220 ILCS 5/19-115
220 ILCS 5/19-116 new
220 ILCS 5/19-117 new
220 ILCS 5/19-120
220 ILCS 5/20-140 new

Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Illinois Power Agency Act. Authorizes the Illinois Power Agency to develop capacity procurement plans and conduct competitive procurement processes for the procurement of capacity to meet the capacity requirements of all retail customers of electric utilities that serve at least 3,000,000 retail customers in this State. Provides for the goal that no later than the delivery year commencing June 1, 2032, the Agency's procurement plans and processes shall include bundled clean capacity in an amount equal to 100% of the electric load measured in megawatt-hours for all retail customers of electric utilities that serve more than 3,000,000 customers in this State. Requires the Planning and Procurement Bureau to develop plans and processes and conduct competitive procurement events to procure capacity for all retail customers of electric utilities that serve at least 3,000,000 retail customers in this State that are located in the Applicable Fixed Resource Requirement Service Area of PJM Interconnection, LLC. Amends the Public Utilities Act. Establishes requirements for procurement of contracts for capacity by the Illinois Power Agency for electric utilities serving at least 3,000,000 retail customers in this State located in the Applicable Fixed Resource Requirement Service Area of PJM Interconnection, LLC. Provides additional findings that the Illinois Commerce Commission must make in granting an application for a certificate of service authority for alternative retail electric suppliers and alternative gas suppliers. Provides additional requirements for an alternative retail electric supplier or alternative gas supplier to comply with when marketing, offering, and providing products or services to residential and small commercial retail customers. Makes changes concerning rates that may be charged by an alternative retail electric supplier, alternative gas supplier, or electric utility or gas utility other than the utility in whose service area a retail customer is located to a customer at the beginning of a contract term or for any renewal term. Provides that the Commission may require an alternative retail electric supplier or alternative gas supplier to enter into a compliance plan if the Commission concludes that an alternative retail electric supplier is violating the Act or the Commission's rules. Provides that any person or entity licensed to engage in the procurement or sale of retail electricity supply for third parties must disclose to each customer the amount of the compensation being charged by the agent, broker, or consultant. Contains provisions concerning alternative retail electric supplier and alternative gas supplier utility assistance recipients; variable gas rate contracts; and expanded use of energy savings programs. Defines terms. Makes other changes. Effective immediately.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/14/2019HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Lawrence Walsh, Jr.
  2/14/2019HouseFirst Reading
  2/14/2019HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/26/2019HouseAssigned to Public Utilities Committee
  3/14/2019HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Lawrence Walsh, Jr.
  3/14/2019HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  3/14/2019HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Luis Arroyo
  3/14/2019HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Emanuel Chris Welch
  3/14/2019HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Justin Slaughter
  3/14/2019HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Grant Wehrli
  3/14/2019HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Ann M. Williams
  3/14/2019HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. David A. Welter
  3/14/2019HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Jay Hoffman
  3/14/2019HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Keith R. Wheeler
  3/15/2019HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Sara Feigenholtz
  3/19/2019HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Public Utilities Committee
  3/19/2019HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Dan Caulkins
  3/20/2019HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Tony McCombie
  3/25/2019HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Arthur Turner
  3/25/2019HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Nicholas K. Smith
  3/26/2019HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted in Public Utilities Committee; by Voice Vote
  3/26/2019HouseDo Pass as Amended / Short Debate Public Utilities Committee; 015-000-001
  3/28/2019HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Yehiel M. Kalish
  3/29/2019HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  4/10/2019HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  4/10/2019HouseHeld on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Short Debate
  4/12/2019HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  4/18/2019HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. John Connor
  5/22/2020HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jonathan "Yoni" Pizer
  1/13/2021HouseSession Sine Die

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