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 Bill Status of SB1585  99th General Assembly


Short Description:  ICC-REPORT-NUCLEAR POWER

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Donne E. Trotter - Sue Rezin, Kimberly A. Lightford, Antonio Muņoz, James F. Clayborne, Jr., William Delgado, Chris Nybo, Karen McConnaughay, Dave Syverson, Patricia Van Pelt, Neil Anderson, Pamela J. Althoff, Terry Link, Chapin Rose, Kwame Raoul and Iris Y. Martinez

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/10/2017SenateSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
220 ILCS 5/4-604 new


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Public Utilities Act. Requires the Illinois Commerce Commission to update its response presented in the report titled "Potential Nuclear Power Plant Closings in Illinois". Also requires the Commission to update, in conjunction with the Illinois Power Agency, the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency, and the Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity, the report's findings regarding potential market-based solutions that will ensure the premature closure of these nuclear power plants does not occur and that the dire consequence to the economy, jobs, and the environment are averted. Provides that the provision is repealed on June 30, 2017. Effective immediately.

Senate Committee Amendment No. 1
Deletes reference to:
220 ILCS 5/4-604 new
Adds reference to:
20 ILCS 3855/1-5
20 ILCS 3855/1-10
20 ILCS 3855/1-75
220 ILCS 5/16-108
220 ILCS 5/16-111.5
220 ILCS 5/16-127

Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Contains legislative findings concerning low carbon portfolio standards. Amends the Illinois Power Agency Act. Defines "low carbon energy credit" and "low carbon energy resources." Provides that beginning with the partial planning year commencing on January 1, 2016, procurement plans shall include cost-effective low carbon energy credits from low carbon energy resources in an amount equal to 70% of each electric utility's annual retail sales of electricity to retail customers in the State during the planning year immediately prior to the development of the procurement plan. the initial procurement event, the Agency and Commission shall initiate additional procurement processes, as necessary, to replace any low carbon energy credits that were not delivered due to a supplier default or in the event that additional low carbon energy credits must be procured for a time period commencing after May 31, 2021. Amends the Public Utilities Act. Provides that the electric utility shall be entitled to recover through tariffed charges all of the costs associated with the purchase of low carbon energy credits from low carbon energy resources to meet the of the Illinois Power Agency Act. Provides that the electric utility shall be entitled to recover all costs associated with the purchase of low carbon energy credits from low carbon energy resources through an automatic adjustment clause tariff applicable to all of the utility's retail customers that allows the electric utility to adjust its tariffed charges on a quarterly basis for changes in its costs incurred to purchase such resources and credits, if any, without the need to file a general delivery services rate case. Provides that every electric utility and alternative retail electric supplier shall provide after May 31, 2016, a pie-chart that graphically depicts the quantity of low carbon energy credits from low carbon energy resources procured under the Illinois Power Agency Act. Makes other changes. Effective immediately.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/20/2015SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Mattie Hunter
  2/20/2015SenateFirst Reading
  2/20/2015SenateReferred to Assignments
  3/3/2015SenateAssigned to Energy and Public Utilities
  3/4/2015SenateChief Sponsor Changed to Sen. Donne E. Trotter
  3/4/2015SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Sue Rezin
  3/4/2015SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Kimberly A. Lightford
  3/4/2015SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Antonio Muņoz
  3/5/2015SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. James F. Clayborne, Jr.
  3/5/2015SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. William Delgado
  3/5/2015SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Donne E. Trotter
  3/5/2015SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Assignments
  3/10/2015SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Chris Nybo
  3/10/2015SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Assignments Refers to Energy and Public Utilities
  3/10/2015SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Napoleon Harris, III
  3/10/2015SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Karen McConnaughay
  3/10/2015SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Dave Syverson
  3/11/2015SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Patricia Van Pelt
  3/11/2015SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Neil Anderson
  3/11/2015SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Pamela J. Althoff
  3/12/2015SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Terry Link
  3/12/2015SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Chapin Rose
  3/18/2015SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Kwame Raoul
  3/19/2015SenatePostponed - Energy and Public Utilities
  3/19/2015SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Postponed - Energy and Public Utilities
  3/26/2015SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted
  3/26/2015SenateDo Pass as Amended Energy and Public Utilities; 019-000-000
  3/26/2015SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading April 14, 2015
  4/22/2015SenateSecond Reading
  4/22/2015SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading April 23, 2015
  4/24/2015SenateRule 2-10 Committee/3rd Reading Deadline Established As May 15, 2015
  5/14/2015SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Iris Y. Martinez
  5/15/2015SenateRule 2-10 Committee/3rd Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2015
  10/8/2015SenateRule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As October 20, 2015
  10/10/2015SenatePursuant to Senate Rule 3-9(b) / Referred to Assignments
  5/5/2016SenateApproved for Consideration Assignments
  5/5/2016SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 10, 2016
  5/5/2016SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Donne E. Trotter
  5/5/2016SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Referred to Assignments
  5/6/2016SenateRule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2016
  5/10/2016SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Pursuant to Senate Rule 3-8(b-1), this amendment will remain in the Committee on Assignments.
  5/12/2016SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 3 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Donne E. Trotter
  5/12/2016SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 3 Referred to Assignments
  5/17/2016SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 3 Pursuant to Senate Rule 3-8(b-1), this amendment will remain in the Committee on Assignments
  5/27/2016SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 4 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Donne E. Trotter
  5/27/2016SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 4 Referred to Assignments
  5/29/2016SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 4 Pursuant to Senate Rule 3-8(b-1), this Amendment will remain in the Committee on Assignments
  7/31/2016SenatePursuant to Senate Rule 3-9(b) / Referred to Assignments
  11/28/2016SenateSponsor Removed Sen. Napoleon Harris, III
  1/10/2017SenateSession Sine Die

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