99TH GENERAL ASSEMBLY
State of Illinois
2015 and 2016
Introduced 2/17/2016, by Sen. Don Harmon
SYNOPSIS AS INTRODUCED:
Amends the Public Utilities Act. Provides that the Office of Retail
Market Development shall: have the function and duties of promoting
competition in the natural gas market for all classes of customers; work
with all segments of the natural gas market to identify barriers to
competition; and recommend to the Illinois Commerce Commission, the
Governor, and the General Assembly programs or legislation needed to
eliminate those barriers. Effective immediately.
A BILL FOR
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AN ACT concerning regulation.
Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
The Public Utilities Act is amended by adding
Section 20-135 as follows:
(220 ILCS 5/20-135 new)
Retail choice for natural gas service.
Office of Retail Market Development shall also have the
function and duties of promoting competition in the natural gas
market for all classes of customers. The Office shall work with
all segments of the natural gas market to identify barriers to
competition and recommend to the Commission, to the Governor's
Office, and to the General Assembly programs or legislation
needed to eliminate such barriers.
This Act takes effect upon