HB 2861

  • Illinois House Bill
  • 101st Regular Session
  • Introduced in House
  • House
  • Senate
  • Governor

Utilities-Electric Procurement

Abstract

Amends the Public Utilities Act. Makes a grammatical correction in provisions relating to the procurement of power and energy, zero emission credits, and renewable energy resources by electric utilities. Effective immediately. House Committee Amendment No. 1 Adds reference to: 20 ILCS 3855/1-10 20 ILCS 3855/1-20 20 ILCS 3855/1-75 220 ILCS 5/16-115 220 ILCS 5/16-115A 220 ILCS 5/16-115B 220 ILCS 5/16-115C 220 ILCS 5/16-115E new 220 ILCS 5/16-118 220 ILCS 5/16-120 220 ILCS 5/19-110 220 ILCS 5/19-115 220 ILCS 5/19-116 new 220 ILCS 5/19-117 new 220 ILCS 5/19-120 220 ILCS 5/20-140 new Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Illinois Power Agency Act. Authorizes the Illinois Power Agency to develop capacity procurement plans and conduct competitive procurement processes for the procurement of capacity to meet the capacity requirements of all retail customers of electric utilities that serve at least 3,000,000 retail customers in this State. Provides for the goal that no later than the delivery year commencing June 1, 2032, the Agency's procurement plans and processes shall include bundled clean capacity in an amount equal to 100% of the electric load measured in megawatt-hours for all retail customers of electric utilities that serve more than 3,000,000 customers in this State. Requires the Planning and Procurement Bureau to develop plans and processes and conduct competitive procurement events to procure capacity for all retail customers of electric utilities that serve at least 3,000,000 retail customers in this State that are located in the Applicable Fixed Resource Requirement Service Area of PJM Interconnection, LLC. Amends the Public Utilities Act. Establishes requirements for procurement of contracts for capacity by the Illinois Power Agency for electric utilities serving at least 3,000,000 retail customers in this State located in the Applicable Fixed Resource Requirement Service Area of PJM Interconnection, LLC. Provides additional findings that the Illinois Commerce Commission must make in granting an application for a certificate of service authority for alternative retail electric suppliers and alternative gas suppliers. Provides additional requirements for an alternative retail electric supplier or alternative gas supplier to comply with when marketing, offering, and providing products or services to residential and small commercial retail customers. Makes changes concerning rates that may be charged by an alternative retail electric supplier, alternative gas supplier, or electric utility or gas utility other than the utility in whose service area a retail customer is located to a customer at the beginning of a contract term or for any renewal term. Provides that the Commission may require an alternative retail electric supplier or alternative gas supplier to enter into a compliance plan if the Commission concludes that an alternative retail electric supplier is violating the Act or the Commission's rules. Provides that any person or entity licensed to engage in the procurement or sale of retail electricity supply for third parties must disclose to each customer the amount of the compensation being charged by the agent, broker, or consultant. Contains provisions concerning alternative retail electric supplier and alternative gas supplier utility assistance recipients; variable gas rate contracts; and expanded use of energy savings programs. Defines terms. Makes other changes. Effective immediately.

Bill Sponsors (17)

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May 22, 2020

House

Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Jonathan "Yoni" Pizer

Apr 18, 2019

House

Added Co-Sponsor Rep. John Connor

Apr 12, 2019

House

Rule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

Apr 10, 2019

House

Held on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Short Debate

House

Second Reading - Short Debate

Mar 29, 2019

House

Placed on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate

Mar 28, 2019

House

Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Yehiel M. Kalish

Mar 26, 2019

House

Do Pass as Amended / Short Debate Public Utilities Committee; 015-000-001

House

House Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted in Public Utilities Committee; by Voice Vote

Mar 25, 2019

House

Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Arthur Turner

House

Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Nicholas K. Smith

Mar 20, 2019

House

Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Tony McCombie

Mar 19, 2019

House

Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Dan Caulkins

House

House Committee Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Public Utilities Committee

Mar 15, 2019

House

Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Sara Feigenholtz

Mar 14, 2019

House

House Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Lawrence Walsh, Jr.

House

Added Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Keith R. Wheeler

House

Added Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Jay Hoffman

House

Added Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. David A. Welter

House

Added Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Ann M. Williams

House

Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Grant Wehrli

House

Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Justin Slaughter

House

Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Emanuel Chris Welch

House

Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Luis Arroyo

House

House Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee

Feb 26, 2019

House

Assigned to Public Utilities Committee

Feb 14, 2019

House

First Reading

House

Referred to Rules Committee

House

Filed with the Clerk by Rep. Lawrence Walsh, Jr.

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