Illinois Commerce Commission

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Illinois Commerce Commission
General information
Office Type:  Nonpartisan
Office website:  Official Link
Total Seats:  5
Term limits:  None
Structure
Length of term:   Serves at the governor's pleasure
Leadership:  Doug Scott
Selection Method:  Appointed by the governor
Other Illinois Executive Offices
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The Illinois Chairman of Commerce Commission is a state executive position in the Illinois state government. Each commissioner is appointed by the governor and confirmed by the Illinois State Senate for a five-year term. Under Illinois law, no more than three commissioners may belong to the same political party.[1]

Current officeholder

The current chairman of the commission is Doug Scott. He was appointed March 3, 2011. Scott serves alongside Lula Ford (appointed January 21, 2003), Erin O'Connell-Diaz (appointed 2003), Ann McCabe (appointed March 16, 2012), and John Colgan (appointed November 15, 2009).[2]

Authority

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Duties

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.[1]

Click here to view a larger-scale image of the Illinois Commerce Commission Organizational Chart as of May 17, 2012.

Compensation

See also: Compensation of state executive officers

2012

In 2012, the Illinois Commerce Commissioners were paid an estimated $100,860. This figure comes from the Council of State Governments.

2010

In 2010, Illinois Commerce Commissioners were paid an estimated $110,772 according to the Council of State Governments.[3]

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Contact information

Office - Springfield
Phone: (217) 782-7907
Fax:(217) 782-1042


Office - Chicago
Phone: (312) 814-2859
TTY: (312) 814-5845
Fax: (312) 814-1818

See also

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