91st General Assembly
Summary of SB0206
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MUNI CD-SUBMIT BLACKOUT PLAN                                               

Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
        Amends the Illinois Municipal Code.  Provides that the  corporate      
   authorities  of  a  municipality  may,  by ordinance, require a public      
   utility providing electrical service to residents of the  municipality      
   to   submit   planned   outage   or  rolling  blackout  plans  to  the      
        SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 1.                                                
          Deletes reference to:                                                
          65 ILCS 5/11-42-11.5 new                                             
          Adds reference to:                                                   
          5 ILCS 140/7                    from Ch. 116, par. 207               
          65 ILCS 5/Art. 11, Div. 21.5 heading new                             
          65 ILCS 5/11-21.1-5 new                                              
        Deletes  everything.   Amends  the   Illinois   Municipal   Code.      
   Provides  that  a municipality may adopt a local emergency energy plan      
   ordinance that requires any electric utility (i) that serves more than      
   1,000,000 customers in Illinois and (ii)  that  is  operating  in  the      
   municipality  to submit a local emergency energy plan for dealing with      
   controlled rotating outages to the  municipality.    Requires  certain      
   information  to  be  included  in  the  local  emergency  energy plan.      
   Requires the electric utility to give the municipality  notice  before      
   the  utility  implements  the  plan.   Allows a municipality to assess      
   civil penalties for violations of  the  local  emergency  energy  plan      
   ordinance.   Limits  a  municipality's liability for actions resulting      
   from (i) a  decision  to  adopt  or  refrain  from  adopting  a  local      
   emergency  energy  plan ordinance and (ii) acts or omissions under the      
   terms of or information provided in a  local  emergency  energy  plan.      
   Amends  the Freedom of Information Act.  Exempts information contained      
   in a local emergency energy plan  from  the  provisions  of  the  Act.      
   Effective immediately.                                                      
Last action on Bill: PUBLIC ACT.............................. 91-0137

   Last action date: 99-07-16

           Location: Senate

 Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE -   0     SENATE -   1


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