By: Robert Times
"Legislation to protect residents from gas or electric utility service disconnection for nonpayment of bills has been passed by the Illinois House of Representatives.
Attorney General Kwame Raoul initiated House Bill 1541 to amend the Public Utilities Act (PUA).
The legislation is for when temperatures are 90 F or above, or when the National Weather Service issues an excessive heat watch, heat advisory, or excessive heat warning."
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