(220 ILCS 5/8-501.5)
    Sec. 8-501.5. Employees and independent contractors; background checks.
    (a) Before hiring an employee or independent contractor to perform work involving facilities used for the distribution of natural gas to customers, a public utility shall, in accordance with Commission rules, require the proposed employee or independent contractor to complete a certificate listing the proposed employee's or contractor's violations of pertinent safety or environmental laws.
    (b) The Commission shall adopt rules establishing the requirements for the certificates referred to in subsection (a).
(Source: P.A. 92-71, eff. 7-12-01.)