Illinois Commerce Commission
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Revision as of 08:15, 29 July 2013
|Illinois Commerce Commission|
|Office website:||Official Link|
|2012 FY Budget:||$122,364,500|
|Length of term:||Serves at the governor's pleasure|
|Selection Method:||Appointed by the governor|
|Other Illinois Executive Offices|
|Governor • Lieutenant Governor • Secretary of State • Attorney General • Treasurer • Auditor • Comptroller • Superintendent of Education • Agriculture Director • Insurance Director • Natural Resources Director • Labor Director • Illinois Commerce Commission|
The current chairman of the commission is Doug Scott. He was appointed March 3, 2011. Scott serves alongside Sherina Maye (appointed February 25, 2013), Miguel del Valle (appointed February 8, 2013), Ann McCabe (appointed March 16, 2012), and John Colgan (appointed November 15, 2009).
The Illinois Commerce Commissions's powers, term of office, etc. are derived from Chapter 220.5, Article II of the Illinois Compiled Statues.
Article II, Section 2-101:
|There is created an Illinois Commerce Commission consisting of 5 members not more than 3 of whom shall be members of the same political party at the time of appointment...|
Chapter 220.5, Article II of the Illinois Compiled Statues establishes the qualifications of the office:
Article II, Section 2-102:
- takes constitutional oath of office.
- give a bond of $20,000.
- cannot be employed by or have holdings in any corporation subject to regulation by the Illinois Commerce Commission.
- cannot accept gifts, gratuity, emolument or employment.
- must work full-time as a commissioner.
- cannot hold any other office or employment.
The Governor of Illinois appoints commerce commissioners with the advice and consent of the Illinois State Senate. The governor also assigns a chairperson of the commission from among the appointed commissioners.
Commissioners are appointed to five year terms. A commissioner serves until his or her successor is appointed and qualified. If the senate refuses to consent to the appointment of any member, then the office becomes vacant and the present officeholder must vacate the office with in two weeks.
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The mission of the ICC is to pursue an appropriate balance between the interest of consumers and existing and emerging service providers to ensure the provision of adequate, efficient, reliable, safe and least-cost public utility services.
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The Illinois Commerce Commission's budget for the 2012 fiscal year was $122,364,500.
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Office - Springfield
Phone: (217) 782-7907
Office - Chicago
Phone: (312) 814-2859
TTY: (312) 814-5845
Fax: (312) 814-1818
- ↑ 1.0 1.1 Illinois Commerce Commission "About" Accessed December 20, 2012
- ↑ Illinois Commerce Commission, "Chairman and Commissioners," accessed July 8, 2013
- ↑ State of Illinois, "Fiscal Year 2013 Budget Fact Sheet," 30, accessed June 26, 2013
- ↑ The Council of State Governments,"The Book of States 2010 Table 4.11," retrieved September 5, 2012