SB 651

  • Illinois Senate Bill
  • 101st Regular Session
  • Introduced in Senate May 01, 2019
  • Passed Senate May 01, 2019
  • Passed House May 30, 2019
  • Signed by Governor Aug 27, 2019

Alternative Elec/Gas Suppliers

Abstract

Amends the Public Utilities Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title and applicability of the Electric Service Customer Choice and Rate Relief Law of 1997. Senate Floor Amendment No. 2 Deletes reference to: 220 ILCS 5/16-101 Adds reference to: 220 ILCS 5/16-115A 220 ILCS 5/16-115E new 220 ILCS 5/16-118 220 ILCS 5/16-123 220 ILCS 5/19-115 220 ILCS 5/19-116 new 220 ILCS 5/19-130 220 ILCS 5/19-135 220 ILCS 5/20-110 815 ILCS 505/2EE 815 ILCS 505/2DDD Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Public Utilities Act. Adds additional requirements concerning the obligations of alternative retail electric suppliers and alternative gas suppliers. Provides requirements concerning alternative retail electric and gas supplier utility assistance recipients. Provides additional requirements concerning alternative retail electric and gas supplier utility single billing. Authorizes electric utilities to disclose and furnish specified information to customers concerning supply price and electric power and energy supply rate offers. Provides for additional information concerning electric and gas utilities to be submitted to the Illinois Commerce Commission in specified reports. Provides that the utility electric supply price to compare shall be the sum of the electric supply charge and the transmission services charge and shall not include the purchased electricity adjustment. Amends the Consumer Fraud and Deceptive Business Practices Act. Provides additional requirements concerning alternative retail electric supplier and alternative gas supplier selection and solicitation of services. Makes other changes. Senate Floor Amendment No. 3 In marketing materials, requires the price to compare or utility gas supply cost rate beginning on (rather than on) the effective date of the price to compare. Makes grammatical changes in references to the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program and the Percentage of Income Payment Plan. Provides that an agreement between an alternative retail electric supplier and a consumer who either received financial assistance in the last 12 months from the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program or, at the time of enrollment, is participating in the Percentage of Income Payment Plan is void and unenforceable. Requires that alternative gas suppliers submit to the Illinois Commerce Commission and the Office of the Attorney General the rates the retail gas supplier charged to residential customers in the prior year (rather than prior quarter). In provisions requiring alternative gas suppliers to disclose the utility gas supply cost rates per therm price to compare, requires the alternative gas supplier to disclose the date on which the utility gas supply cost rates per therm became effective and the date on which they will expire. Requires that certain written information provided by an alternative retail gas supplier to a customer switching from another supplier shall be provided in a language in which the customer subject to the marketing or solicitation is able to understand and communicate, and the alternative retail gas supplier shall comply with specified provisions of the Consumer Fraud and Deceptive Business Practices Act. Makes changes in provisions concerning alternative retail gas supplier and utility assistance recipients. Makes other changes. House Committee Amendment No. 1 Adds reference to: 220 ILCS 5/16-115 220 ILCS 5/16-115A 220 ILCS 5/16-115B 220 ILCS 5/16-115E new 220 ILCS 5/16-118 220 ILCS 5/16-119 220 ILCS 5/16-123 220 ILCS 5/19-110 220 ILCS 5/19-115 220 ILCS 5/19-116 new 220 ILCS 5/19-120 220 ILCS 5/19-130 220 ILCS 5/19-135 220 ILCS 5/20-110 815 ILCS 505/2EE 815 ILCS 505/2DDD Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Reinserts the provisions of the engrossed bill with additions and changes. Adds provisions concerning certification of alternative retail electric suppliers and alternative gas suppliers, and provides additional requirements for the granting of a certificate of service authority. Makes changes in provisions concerning the obligations of alternative retail electric suppliers and alternative gas suppliers. Provides additional oversight requirements by the Illinois Commerce Commission of alternative retail electric suppliers and alternative gas suppliers. Makes changes in provisions concerning financial assistance recipients. Provides additional requirements concerning alternative retail electric supplier and alternative gas supplier selection and services. Makes other changes. House Floor Amendment No. 3 In a Section of the Consumer Fraud and Deceptive Business Practices Act relating to alternative retail electric suppliers, limits the disclosure of comparison prices and a related explanatory statement to consumers who are either small commercial retail customers or residential consumer (currently, these disclosures are made to all consumers).

Bill Sponsors (80)

Bill Cunningham

     
Cosponsor

Jehan Gordon-Booth

     
Primary

Lawrence Walsh, Jr.

     
Cosponsor

Deb Conroy

     
Cosponsor

La Shawn K. Ford

     
Cosponsor

Arthur Turner

     
Cosponsor

Votes


Actions


Aug 27, 2019

Senate

Governor Approved

Senate

Effective Date January 1, 2020

Senate

Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0590

Jun 28, 2019

Senate

Sent to the Governor

May 31, 2019

Senate

House Committee Amendment No. 1 Motion To Concur Recommended Do Adopt Executive; 012-000-000

Senate

Senate Concurs

Senate

Passed Both Houses

Senate

House Floor Amendment No. 3 Senate Concurs 059-000-000

Senate

House Committee Amendment No. 1 Senate Concurs 059-000-000

Senate

House Floor Amendment No. 3 Motion To Concur Recommended Do Adopt Executive; 012-000-000

May 30, 2019

House

Added Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Andrew S. Chesney

House

Added Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Michael T. Marron

House

Added Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Tony McCombie

House

Added Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Norine K. Hammond

House

Third Reading - Short Debate - Passed 116-000-000

House

House Floor Amendment No. 3 Adopted

House

Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate

Senate

House Floor Amendment No. 3 Motion to Concur Assignments Referred to Executive

Senate

House Committee Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Assignments Referred to Executive

Senate

Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Patricia Van Pelt

Senate

House Floor Amendment No. 3 Motion to Concur Referred to Assignments

Senate

House Floor Amendment No. 3 Motion to Concur Filed with Secretary Sen. Kimberly A. Lightford

Senate

House Committee Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Referred to Assignments

Senate

House Committee Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Filed with Secretary Sen. Kimberly A. Lightford

Senate

Placed on Calendar Order of Concurrence House Amendment(s) 1, 3 - May 31, 2019

Senate

Secretary's Desk - Concurrence House Amendment(s) 1, 3

May 29, 2019

House

House Floor Amendment No. 2 Referred to Rules Committee

House

House Floor Amendment No. 3 Recommends Be Adopted Rules Committee; 004-000-000

Senate

Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Sue Rezin

House

Added Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Debbie Meyers-Martin

House

House Floor Amendment No. 3 Referred to Rules Committee

House

House Floor Amendment No. 3 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Jehan Gordon-Booth

House

Added Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Dan Caulkins

House

House Floor Amendment No. 2 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Jehan Gordon-Booth

May 28, 2019

House

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

House

Held on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Short Debate

House

Second Reading - Short Debate

House

Placed on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate

House

Do Pass as Amended / Short Debate Public Utilities Committee; 012-000-000

House

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

May 27, 2019

House

House Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Jehan Gordon-Booth

House

House Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee

May 26, 2019

House

Motion Filed to Suspend Rule 21 Public Utilities Committee; Rep. Natalie A. Manley

House

Added Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Lawrence Walsh, Jr.

House

Added Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Nicholas K. Smith

House

Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Removed Rep. Nicholas K. Smith

House

Added Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Frances Ann Hurley

House

Assigned to Public Utilities Committee

House

Final Action Deadline Extended-9(b) May 31, 2019

House

Motion to Suspend Rule 21 - Prevailed

May 24, 2019

House

Added Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Michael D. Unes

House

Added Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Jim Durkin

May 23, 2019

House

Added Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Keith R. Wheeler

May 21, 2019

House

Added Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Sue Scherer

House

Added Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Mary Edly-Allen

May 17, 2019

House

Added Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Terra Costa Howard

House

Added Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Martin J. Moylan

May 16, 2019

House

Added Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Mary E. Flowers

House

Added Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Arthur Turner

House

Added Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. LaToya Greenwood

House

Added Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Nicholas K. Smith

May 15, 2019

House

Added Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Kambium Buckner

House

Added Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Anne Stava-Murray

House

Added Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Sam Yingling

House

Added Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Delia C. Ramirez

House

Added Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Jaime M. Andrade, Jr.

House

Added Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Barbara Hernandez

May 14, 2019

House

Added Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Mark L. Walker

House

Added Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Justin Slaughter

May 13, 2019

House

Added Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Lamont J. Robinson, Jr.

May 09, 2019

House

Added Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Yehiel M. Kalish

House

Added Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Celina Villanueva

House

Added Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Will Guzzardi

House

Added Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Rita Mayfield

House

Added Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Monica Bristow

House

Added Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Marcus C. Evans, Jr.

House

Added Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. La Shawn K. Ford

House

Added Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Katie Stuart

May 08, 2019

House

Added Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Deb Conroy

House

Added Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Elizabeth Hernandez

House

Added Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Kathleen Willis

House

Added Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Emanuel Chris Welch

House

Added Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Kelly M. Cassidy

House

Added Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Camille Y. Lilly

May 07, 2019

House

Added Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Anna Moeller

House

Added Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Theresa Mah

House

Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Changed to Rep. Anna Moeller

May 06, 2019

House

Added Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Norine K. Hammond

House

Added Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Joyce Mason

House

Added Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Gregory Harris

House

Alternate Co-Sponsor Removed Rep. Norine K. Hammond

May 02, 2019

House

Added Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Robyn Gabel

House

Referred to Rules Committee

House

First Reading

Senate

Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Jennifer Bertino-Tarrant

May 01, 2019

Senate

Senate Floor Amendment No. 3 Recommend Do Adopt Licensed Activities; 006-000-000

House

Chief House Sponsor Rep. Jehan Gordon-Booth

House

Arrived in House

Senate

Senate Floor Amendment No. 1 Tabled Pursuant to Rule 5-4(a)

Senate

Third Reading - Passed; 043-010-000

Senate

Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading

Senate

Senate Floor Amendment No. 3 Adopted; Lightford

Senate

Senate Floor Amendment No. 2 Adopted; Lightford

Senate

Recalled to Second Reading

Senate

Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Toi W. Hutchinson

Senate

Senate Floor Amendment No. 2 Recommend Do Adopt Licensed Activities; 006-000-000

Apr 30, 2019

Senate

Senate Floor Amendment No. 3 Referred to Assignments

Senate

Sponsor Removed Sen. Sue Rezin

Senate

Senate Floor Amendment No. 3 Assignments Refers to Licensed Activities

Senate

Senate Floor Amendment No. 2 Assignments Refers to Licensed Activities

Senate

Senate Floor Amendment No. 3 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Kimberly A. Lightford

Apr 29, 2019

Senate

Senate Floor Amendment No. 2 Referred to Assignments

Senate

Senate Floor Amendment No. 2 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Kimberly A. Lightford

Apr 12, 2019

Senate

Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Sue Rezin

Senate

Rule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As May 2, 2019

Senate

Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Elgie R. Sims, Jr.

Apr 11, 2019

Senate

Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Melinda Bush

Senate

Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Bill Cunningham

Senate

Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Omar Aquino

Apr 10, 2019

Senate

Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Rachelle Crowe

Apr 09, 2019

Senate

Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Steven M. Landek

Apr 04, 2019

Senate

Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Laura M. Murphy

Senate

Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Heather A. Steans

Senate

Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Robert Peters

Senate

Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Pat McGuire

Senate

Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Steve Stadelman

Senate

Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Terry Link

Senate

Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Jacqueline Y. Collins

Senate

Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Linda Holmes

Apr 03, 2019

Senate

Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Laura Fine

Senate

Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Ann Gillespie

Mar 28, 2019

Senate

Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Ram Villivalam

Mar 22, 2019

Senate

Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. David Koehler

Mar 21, 2019

Senate

Senate Floor Amendment No. 1 Postponed - Energy and Public Utilities

Mar 20, 2019

Senate

Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Emil Jones, III

Mar 19, 2019

Senate

Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Martin A. Sandoval

Senate

Added as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Laura Ellman

Senate

Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Antonio Muñoz

Senate

Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Cristina Castro

Mar 18, 2019

Senate

Added as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Iris Y. Martinez

Senate

Added as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Mattie Hunter

Mar 15, 2019

Senate

Added as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Christopher Belt

Senate

Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Thomas Cullerton

Mar 14, 2019

Senate

Senate Floor Amendment No. 1 Re-assigned to Energy and Public Utilities

Senate

Senate Floor Amendment No. 1 Re-referred to Assignments

Mar 13, 2019

Senate

Senate Floor Amendment No. 1 Postponed - Executive

Senate

Senate Floor Amendment No. 1 Assignments Refers to Executive

Mar 12, 2019

Senate

Senate Floor Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Kimberly A. Lightford

Senate

Senate Floor Amendment No. 1 Referred to Assignments

Mar 08, 2019

Senate

Chief Sponsor Changed to Sen. Kimberly A. Lightford

Mar 07, 2019

Senate

Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading March 12, 2019

Senate

Second Reading

Mar 06, 2019

Senate

Do Pass Executive; 016-000-000

Senate

Placed on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading March 7, 2019

Feb 20, 2019

Senate

Assigned to Executive

Jan 31, 2019

Senate

First Reading

Senate

Referred to Assignments

Senate

Filed with Secretary by Sen. John J. Cullerton

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