Bill Text: IL HB5009 | 2017-2018 | 100th General Assembly | Introduced


Bill Title: Amends the Public Utilities Act. Provides that, on April 1 of each year beginning the year after the effective date of the amendatory Act, privately held public water utilities shall provide annual reports to the Illinois Commerce Commission with specified information for each district served by the utility. Provides that privately held public water utilities shall provide to the local emergency services disaster agency any reports discussing the condition of the system in each district for the previous calendar year with information relevant to public safety. Provides that the utilities shall certify the accuracy of the information provided in the reports. Provides that the provisions do not apply to nonprofit water utilities that are exempt from federal income taxation under Section 501(c)(12) of the federal Internal Revenue Code of 1986. Effective immediately.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 1-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2018-05-10 - Motion Withdrawn Rep. Ryan Spain [HB5009 Detail]

Download: Illinois-2017-HB5009-Introduced.html


100TH GENERAL ASSEMBLY
State of Illinois
2017 and 2018
HB5009

Introduced , by Rep. Ryan Spain

SYNOPSIS AS INTRODUCED:
220 ILCS 5/5-118 new

Amends the Public Utilities Act. Provides that, on April 1 of each year beginning the year after the effective date of the amendatory Act, privately held public water utilities shall provide annual reports to the Illinois Commerce Commission with specified information for each district served by the utility. Provides that privately held public water utilities shall provide to the local emergency services disaster agency any reports discussing the condition of the system in each district for the previous calendar year with information relevant to public safety. Provides that the utilities shall certify the accuracy of the information provided in the reports. Provides that the provisions do not apply to nonprofit water utilities that are exempt from federal income taxation under Section 501(c)(12) of the federal Internal Revenue Code of 1986. Effective immediately.
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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 adding
5Section 5-118 as follows:
6 (220 ILCS 5/5-118 new)
7 Sec. 5-118. Water utility pricing reports by district.
8 (a) Privately held public water utilities shall provide to
9the Commission annual reports on April 1 of each year beginning
10the year after the effective date of this amendatory Act of the
11100th General Assembly containing the following information
12for the previous calendar year:
13 (1) the information included in the Statement of
14 Operating Income with Adjustments, including total
15 operating revenue, total operating expenses, net operating
16 income, as well as expenses related to labor, fuel and
17 power, chemicals, waste disposal, management fees, group
18 insurance, pensions, customer accounting, maintenance,
19 depreciation and amortization, state income tax, and
20 federal income tax;
21 (2) the actual cost of capital improvement projects
22 completed during the reporting year;
23 (3) planned capital improvements for each of the coming

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1 5 reporting years;
2 (4) usage and revenue data by customer class within the
3 district;
4 (5) any available and applicable water quality
5 reports;
6 (6) reports of any major water leaks;
7 (7) a summary of water loss in the water distribution
8 system for the reporting year;
9 (8) a list of boil orders;
10 (9) a report on water sources divided by surface water
11 and ground water;
12 (10) a summary of revenue and cost information that
13 indicates how common costs to the privately held public
14 water utility are allocated across communities; and
15 (11) techniques and practices for allocated costs.
16 (b) Privately held public water utilities shall provide to
17the local emergency services disaster agency any reports
18discussing the condition of the system in each district with
19information relevant to public safety for the previous calendar
20year.
21 (c) The privately held water utilities shall provide a
22report or reports containing the information specified in
23subsection (a) of this Section for each district served by the
24utilities. The privately held public water utilities shall
25certify the accuracy of the information provided under this
26Section.

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1 (d) The requirements of this Section do not apply to
2nonprofit water utilities that are exempt from federal income
3taxation under Section 501(c)(12) of the federal Internal
4Revenue Code of 1986.
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