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 Bill Status of SB0025  93rd General Assembly


Senate Sponsors
Sen. Patrick Welch - Barack Obama - Debbie DeFrancesco Halvorson - Richard J. Winkel, Jr. - Todd Sieben, Christine Radogno, Jeffrey M. Schoenberg, Martin A. Sandoval, Dan Cronin, Jacqueline Y. Collins, Vince Demuzio, Dale A. Righter, Susan Garrett, Don Harmon, Carol Ronen, Kimberly A. Lightford, Lawrence M. Walsh, Mattie Hunter, M. Maggie Crotty and Ira I. Silverstein

House Sponsors
(Rep. Arthur L. Turner - William Delgado)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/11/2005SenateSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
220 ILCS 5/5-105from Ch. 111 2/3, par. 5-105

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Public Utilities Act. Adds a caption to a Section concerning audits of public utilities.

House Committee Amendment No. 1
Deletes reference to:
220 ILCS 5/5-105
Adds reference to:
220 ILCS 5/7-204from Ch. 111 2/3, par. 7-204

Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Public Utilities Act. Provides that the Illinois Commerce Commission shall, within 9 months after an application is filed, issue its Order approving or denying any proposed reorganization involving the acquisition by a public utility or its affiliate of all of the common stock or substantially all of the operating assets, whether by merger, creation, and acquisition of a limited liability or other company, or otherwise, of another public utility that has secured debt which is, or was, within the year prior to the filing of the application, rated below investment grade by at least three nationally recognized rating agencies. Provides that such an application must be filed no later than 3 months after the effective date of this amendatory Act. Grants the Commission the authority, consistent with State jurisdiction, to review and approve any purchased power agreement related to the reorganization agreement. Effective immediately.

DateChamber Action
  1/9/2003SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Patrick Welch
  1/9/2003SenateFirst Reading
  1/9/2003SenateReferred to Rules
  1/28/2003SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Barack Obama
  2/20/2003SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Debbie DeFrancesco Halvorson
  2/27/2003SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Richard J. Winkel, Jr.
  2/27/2003SenateAssigned to Environment & Energy
  2/27/2003SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Patrick Welch
  2/27/2003SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules
  3/4/2003SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Environment & Energy
  3/4/2003SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Todd Sieben
  3/5/2003SenatePostponed - Environment & Energy
  3/5/2003SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Christine Radogno
  3/5/2003SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Jeffrey M. Schoenberg
  3/5/2003SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Martin A. Sandoval
  3/5/2003SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Dan Cronin
  3/5/2003SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Jacqueline Y. Collins
  3/5/2003SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Vince Demuzio
  3/5/2003SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Dale A. Righter
  3/6/2003SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Susan Garrett
  3/10/2003SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Don Harmon
  3/13/2003SenateDo Pass Environment & Energy; 011-000-000
  3/13/2003SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading March 18, 2003
  3/14/2003SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Rule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Rules
  3/18/2003SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Carol Ronen
  3/25/2003SenateSecond Reading
  3/25/2003SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading March 26, 2003
  3/26/2003SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Kimberly A. Lightford
  3/27/2003SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Lawrence M. Walsh
  3/27/2003SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Mattie Hunter
  3/27/2003SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. M. Maggie Crotty
  3/27/2003SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Ira I. Silverstein
  4/2/2003SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Patrick Welch
  4/2/2003SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Referred to Rules
  4/2/2003SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Rules Refers to Environment & Energy
  4/2/2003SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Postponed - Environment & Energy
  4/3/2003SenateThird Reading - Passed; 053-003-002
  4/3/2003SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Tabled Pursuant to Rule 5-4(a)
  4/3/2003SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Tabled Pursuant to Rule 5-4(a)
  4/3/2003HouseArrived in House
  4/3/2003HousePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading
  4/3/2003HouseChief House Sponsor Rep. Thomas Holbrook
  4/3/2003HouseFirst Reading
  4/3/2003HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  4/8/2003HouseAssigned to Executive Committee
  4/14/2003HouseAlternate Chief Sponsor Changed to Rep. Arthur L. Turner
  5/2/2003HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  11/19/2003HouseAssigned to Public Utilities Committee
  11/19/2003HouseMotion to Suspend Rule 25 - Prevailed by Voice Vote
  11/19/2003HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Public Utilities Committee
  11/19/2003HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted in Public Utilities Committee; by Voice Vote
  11/19/2003HouseDo Pass as Amended / Short Debate Public Utilities Committee; 010-008-000
  11/19/2003HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  11/21/2003HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. William Delgado
  12/22/2003HouseRule 19(b) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  1/11/2005SenateSession Sine Die

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