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Full Text of SB1654  97th General Assembly




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1    AN ACT concerning public utilities.
2    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3represented in the General Assembly:
4    Section 5. The Public Utilities Act is amended by changing
5Section 19-130 as follows:
6    (220 ILCS 5/19-130)
7    Sec. 19-130. Commission study and report. The Commission's
8Office of Retail Market Development Beginning in 2003, and
9ending in 2007, the Commission shall prepare an annual report
10regarding the development of competitive retail natural gas
11markets in Illinois. The report shall be approved by the
12Commission and be filed by July 1 of each odd year with the
13Joint Committee on Legislative Support Services of the General
14Assembly and the Governor and shall be publicly available. The
15report shall include, at a minimum, the following information:
16        (1) the aggregate annual demand of retail natural gas
17    customers in the State of Illinois in the preceding
18    calendar year;
19        (2) the total annual therms delivered and sold to
20    retail customers in the State of Illinois by each gas
21    utility and each alternative gas supplier in the preceding
22    calendar year;
23        (3) the percentage of therms delivered and sold to



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1    customers in the State of Illinois in the preceding
2    calendar year by each gas utility and each alternative gas
3    supplier;
4        (4) the total number of customers in the State of
5    Illinois served in the preceding calendar year by each gas
6    utility and each alternative gas supplier;
7        (1) (5) an analysis of the status and development of
8    the retail natural gas market in the State of Illinois; and
9        (2) a discussion of any identified barriers to the
10    development of competitive retail natural gas markets in
11    Illinois and proposed solutions to overcome identified
12    barriers; and
13        (3) (6) any other information the Commission considers
14    significant in assessing the development of gas markets in
15    the State of Illinois.
16    To aid in preparation of its annual report, as well in its
17assessment of barriers to the development of competitive retail
18natural gas markets and proposed solutions to overcome those
19barriers, the Commission's Office of Retail Market Development
20shall gather input from all interested parties as well as from
21other bureaus within the Commission.
22(Source: P.A. 92-852, eff. 8-26-02.)