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SB 1592 - Electricity Relief and Regulation - Illinois Key Vote

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Legislation - Signed (Executive) -

Title: Electricity Relief and Regulation

Legislation - Concurrence Vote Passed (Senate) (40-13) - (Key vote)
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Title: Electricity Relief and Regulation

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Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that requires Illinois electric suppliers to grant consumers an electricity relief package.

Highlights:
- Grants ComEd and Ameren customers $976 in relief from 2007 to 2010 (Sec. 16-111.5A). - Does not stipulate a rate freeze (Sec. 16). - Prohibits termination of service to non-paying customers with electric heating between the months of December and April (Sec. 16-111.6). - Calls for the establishment of the Illinois Power Agency (IPA) responsible for negotiating with generators over energy rates on the behalf of Illinois consumers and ensuring efficient and environmentally sustainable electric service [Article 1 (Sec. 1-5)].
Legislation - Bill Passed With Amendment (House) (80-33) - (Key vote)
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Title: Electricity Relief and Regulation

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Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that requires Illinois electric suppliers to grant consumers an electricity relief package.

Highlights:
- Grants ComEd and Ameren customers $976 in relief from 2007 to 2010 (Sec. 16-111.5A). - Does not stipulate a rate freeze (Sec. 16). - Prohibits termination of service to non-paying customers with electric heating between the months of December and April (Sec. 16-111.6). - Calls for the establishment of the Illinois Power Agency (IPA) responsible for negotiating with generators over energy rates on the behalf of Illinois consumers and ensuring efficient and environmentally sustainable electric service [Article 1 (Sec. 1-5)].
Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (35-20) - (Key vote)
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Title: Electric Rates Freeze

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Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill to rollback and freeze electric utility rates.

Highlights:
- Mandates that all utilities that, on December 31, 2005, served at least 100,000 customers but fewer than 2,000,000 restore the 2006 rates and refund customers the amounts charged from January 1, 2007, including interest, that exceed the amounts charged on December 31, 2006 [Sec. 5]. - Prohibits utilities from increasing their rates prior to one year after the implementation of this act, but allows utilities to request to increase their base rates one year after the effective date of this act [Sec. 5]. - Provides that an electric utility may, by petition, request the Commission to declare a tariffed service to be rendered a competitive service [Sec. 5]. - Grants customers the right to continue to take service from electric utilities on a tariffed basis for a period of 3 years following a declaration of a utility as 'competitive' [Sec. 5].
Legislation - Introduced (Senate) - (Key vote)
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Title: Electricity Rates Freeze

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Sponsors

  • Gary F. Forby (IL - D) (Out Of Office)
  • George F. Scully Jr. (IL - D) (Out Of Office)

Co-sponsors

  • Daniel V. 'Dan' Beiser (IL - D) (Out Of Office)
  • John E. Bradley (IL - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Richard T. Bradley (IL - D) (Out Of Office)
  • James F. Clayborne II (IL - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Annazette R. Collins (IL - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Marlow H. Colvin (IL - D) (Out Of Office)
  • M. Maggie Crotty (IL - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Barbara Flynn Currie (IL - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Monique D. Davis (IL - D) (Out Of Office)
  • William 'Willie' Delgado (IL - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Deanna Demuzio (IL - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Lisa M. Dugan (IL - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Kenneth 'Ken' Dunkin (IL - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Robert F. 'Bob' Flider (IL - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Michael W. 'Mike' Frerichs (IL - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Paul D. Froehlich (IL - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Esther Golar (IL - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Careen M. Gordon (IL - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Deborah L. Graham (IL - D) (Out Of Office)
  • William R. 'Bill' Haine (IL - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Jay C. Hoffman (IL - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Thomas A. 'Tom' Holbrook (IL - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Constance A. 'Connie' Howard (IL - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Naomi D. Jakobsson (IL - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Elga L. Jefferies (IL - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Charles E. 'Chuck' Jefferson (IL - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Louis I. 'Lou' Lang (IL - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Edward D. Maloney (IL - D) (Out Of Office)
  • David E. Miller (IL - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Bill Mitchell (IL - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Harry Osterman (IL - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Brandon W. Phelps (IL - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Dan Reitz (IL - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Al Riley (IL - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Carol Ronen (IL - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Ira I. Silverstein (IL - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Michael K. Smith (IL - D) (Out Of Office)
  • John M. Sullivan (IL - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Arthur L. 'Art' Turner Sr. (IL - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Patrick Verschoore (IL - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Eddie Washington (IL - D) (Out Of Office)
  • James R. 'Jim' Watson (IL - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Wyvetter H. Younge (IL - D) (Out Of Office)
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