3-54-030  Chicago electricity infrastructure maintenance fee imposed.
   A.   Pursuant to the Electricity Infrastructure Maintenance Fee Law (35 ILCS 645/5-1 and following) and any and all other relevant authority, there is hereby imposed an Electricity Infrastructure Maintenance Fee upon electricity deliverers, as compensation for granting electricity deliverers the privilege of using public rights- of-way, in an amount specified in subsection B of this section. If more than one electricity deliverer is responsible for the delivery of the same electricity to the same consumer, the fee related to that electricity shall be imposed upon the electricity deliverer who last physically uses the public way for delivery of that electricity prior to its consumption.
   B.   The amount of the infrastructure maintenance fee imposed under this section shall be at the following rates for kilowatt-hours delivered within the city to each purchaser:
      i.   for the first 2,000 kilowatt-hours of electricity used or consumed in a month: 0.53 cents per kilowatt-hour;
      ii.   for the next 48,000 kilowatt-hours of electricity used or consumed in a month: 0.35 cents per kilowatt-hour;
      iii.   for the next 50,000 kilowatt-hours of electricity used or consumed in a month: 0.31 cents per kilowatt-hour;
      iv.   for the next 400,000 kilowatt-hours of electricity used or consumed in a month: 0.305 cents per kilowatt-hour;
      v.   for the next 500,000 kilowatt-hours of electricity used or consumed in a month: 0.30 cents per kilowatt-hour;
      vi.   for the next 2,000,000 kilowatt-hours of electricity used or consumed in a month: 0.28 cents per kilowatt-hour;
      vii.   for the next 2,000,000 kilowatt-hours of electricity used or consumed in a month: 0.275 cents per kilowatt-hour;
      viii.   for the next 5,000,000 kilowatt-hours of electricity used or consumed in a month: 0.27 cents per kilowatt-hour;
      ix.   for the next 10,000,000 kilowatt-hours of electricity used or consumed in a month: 0.265 cents per kilowatt-hour;
      x.   for all kilowatt-hours of electricity in excess of 20,000,000 kilowatt-hours used or consumed in a month: 0.26 cents per kilowatt-hour.
   C.   Notwithstanding any other provisions of this chapter, a fee shall not be imposed if and to the extent that imposition or collection of the fee would violate the Constitution or statutes of the United States or the Constitution of the State of Illinois.
   D.   The fee authorized by this section with respect to the kilowatt-hours delivered to residential customers shall become effective beginning with the first bill issued on or after September 1, 1998. The fee authorized by this section with respect to the kilowatt- hours delivered to non-residential customers shall become effective beginning with the first bill issued on or after November 1, 1999.
(Added Coun. J. 6-10-98, p. 71741)