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 Bill Status of HB4258  102nd General Assembly


Short Description:  IL SMART ENERGY TASK FORCE

House Sponsors
Rep. Patricia Reid Lindner - Elizabeth Coulson - Ruth Munson, Patrick J Verschoore, Jack McGuire and Jim Durkin

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. Dan Cronin)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/9/2007HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
220 ILCS 5/4-305.5 new


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Public Utilities Act. Creates the Illinois Smart Energy Task Force to conduct a study and make recommendations to the Illinois Commerce Commission and the General Assembly concerning (i) the improvement of system-wide reliability and the reduction of peak demand through energy efficiency; (ii) the improvement of energy efficiency and access to energy options for underserved customers; and (iii) the reduction of negative environmental impacts caused by energy production and use. Requires the task force to file an annual report of its findings and recommendations with the Commission and the General Assembly and to make that report available to members of the public, upon request.

House Floor Amendment No. 1
Replaces everything after the enacting clause with the bill as introduced with the following changes. Replaces the member appointed by the Governor who is a representative of public utilities with one member appointed by the Governor who is a representative of an electric public utility whose service area includes a county with a population of 1,000,000 or more and one member appointed by the Governor who is a representative of an electric public utility whose service area does not include a county with a population of 1,000,000 or more. Removes language concerning appropriations for moneys to reimburse members for reasonable expenses. Increases the number of voting members needed for a quorum to 5.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  12/15/2005HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Patricia Reid Lindner
  1/4/2006HouseFirst Reading
  1/4/2006HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  1/31/2006HouseAssigned to Public Utilities Committee
  2/7/2006HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Public Utilities Committee; 009-000-000
  2/7/2006HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  2/15/2006HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Patricia Reid Lindner
  2/15/2006HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  2/21/2006HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Recommends Be Adopted Rules Committee; 005-000-000
  2/21/2006HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Patrick J Verschoore
  2/21/2006HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jack McGuire
  2/21/2006HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  2/21/2006HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Adopted by Voice Vote
  2/21/2006HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  2/22/2006HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Elizabeth Coulson
  2/22/2006HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Ruth Munson
  2/22/2006HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 111-000-000
  2/22/2006SenateArrive in Senate
  2/22/2006SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading February 23, 2006
  2/24/2006HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jim Durkin
  3/29/2006SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. Dan Cronin
  3/29/2006SenateFirst Reading
  3/29/2006SenateReferred to Rules
  1/9/2007HouseSession Sine Die

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