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Final tally: 591 bills signed, 8 vetoed by governor

Democratic Gov. J.B. Pritzker on Tuesday signed the final three bills of the 599 sent to him by the Illinois General Assembly during the spring legislative session.
Per the final tally, Pritzker signed 591 of the bills into law, while vetoing seven and sending one back to the General Assembly with an amendatory veto. The General Assembly will return in late October and early November to discuss new legislation and consider overriding any of the vetoes.
Among the final measures signed by the governor this week was the Home Energy Affordability and Transparency Act, which aims to provide greater regulation on alternative energy providers, many of whom go door to door locking customers into high energy rates.
The measure, Senate Bill 651, was an initiative of Democratic Attorney General Kwame Raoul, who said the purpose of the legislation was to take aim at alternative energy suppliers who use “sales gimmicks and misleading sales pitches” to “lure consumers into high-priced energy contracts.”
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