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Public Act 099-0103





Public Act 099-0103
HB3766 EnrolledLRB099 04118 HAF 24137 b

    AN ACT concerning regulation.
    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
    Section 5. The Public Utilities Act is amended by changing
Section 16-119 as follows:
    (220 ILCS 5/16-119)
    Sec. 16-119. Switching suppliers. An electric utility or an
alternative retail electric supplier may establish a term of
service, notice period for terminating service and provisions
governing early termination through a tariff or contract. A
customer may change its supplier subject to tariff or contract
terms and conditions. Any notice provisions; or provision for a
fee, charge or penalty with early termination of a contract;
shall be conspicuously disclosed in any tariff or contract. Any
tariff filed or contract renewed or entered into on and after
the effective date of this amendatory Act of the 99th General
Assembly that contains an early termination clause shall
disclose the amount of the early termination fee, provided that
any early termination fee or penalty shall not exceed $50 total
for residential customers and $150 for small commercial retail
customers as defined in Section 16-102 of this Act, regardless
of whether or not the tariff or contract is a multiyear tariff
or contract. A customer shall remain responsible for any unpaid
charges owed to an electric utility or alternative retail
electric supplier at the time it switches to another provider.
(Source: P.A. 90-561, eff. 12-16-97.)
    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
becoming law.

Effective Date: 7/22/2015