(220 ILCS 10/2) (from Ch. 111 2/3, par. 902)
    Sec. 2. Purpose. The purpose of this Act is to promote the health, welfare and prosperity of all the citizens of this State by ensuring effective and democratic representation of utility consumers before the Illinois Commerce Commission, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, the Federal Communications Commission, the courts, and other public bodies and by providing for consumer education on utility service prices and on benefits and methods of energy conservation. Such purpose shall be deemed a statewide interest and not a private or special concern.
(Source: P.A. 83-945.)