Bill Text: IL HB0717 | 2019-2020 | 101st General Assembly | Introduced


Bill Title: Amends the Public Utilities Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning fire protection charges imposed by water utilities.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2019-04-12 - Rule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee [HB0717 Detail]

Download: Illinois-2019-HB0717-Introduced.html


101ST GENERAL ASSEMBLY
State of Illinois
2019 and 2020
HB0717

Introduced , by Rep. Michael J. Madigan

SYNOPSIS AS INTRODUCED:
220 ILCS 5/9-223 from Ch. 111 2/3, par. 9-223

Amends the Public Utilities Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning fire protection charges imposed by water utilities.
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A BILL FOR

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1 AN ACT concerning regulation.
2 Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3represented in the General Assembly:
4 Section 5. The Public Utilities Act is amended by changing
5Section 9-223 as follows:
6 (220 ILCS 5/9-223) (from Ch. 111 2/3, par. 9-223)
7 Sec. 9-223. Fire protection charge.
8 (a) The The Commission may authorize any public utility
9engaged in the production, storage, transmission, sale,
10delivery or furnishing of water to impose a fire protection
11charge, in addition to any rate authorized by this Act,
12sufficient to cover a reasonable portion of the cost of
13providing the capacity, facilities and the water necessary to
14meet the fire protection needs of any municipality or public
15fire protection district. Such fire protection charge shall be
16in the form of a fixed amount per bill and shall be shown
17separately on the utility bill of each customer of the
18municipality or fire protection district. Any filing by a
19public utility to impose such a fire protection charge or to
20modify a charge shall be made pursuant to Section 9-201 of this
21Act. Any fire protection charge imposed shall reflect the costs
22associated with providing fire protection service for each
23municipality or fire protection district. No such charge shall

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1be imposed directly on any municipality or fire protection
2district for a reasonable level of fire protection services
3unless provided for in a separate agreement between the
4municipality or the fire protection district and the utility.
5 (b) (Blank).
6(Source: P.A. 100-840, eff. 8-13-18.)
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