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 Bill Status of SB3977  101st General Assembly


Senate Sponsors
Sen. Christopher Belt - Michael E. Hastings - Mattie Hunter - Dale Fowler - Iris Y. Martinez, Terry Link, Kimberly A. Lightford, Antonio Muñoz, Jil Tracy, William E. Brady and Sue Rezin

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/13/2021SenateSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
20 ILCS 3855/1-10
20 ILCS 3855/1-75
220 ILCS 5/8-103B
220 ILCS 5/8-218 new
220 ILCS 5/16-102
220 ILCS 5/16-107.6
220 ILCS 5/16-108.5
220 ILCS 5/16-108.19 new
220 ILCS 5/16-108.20 new
220 ILCS 5/16-128A

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Illinois Power Agency Act. For electric utilities that serve less than 3,000,000 retail customers but more than 500,000 retail customers in this State: defines "energy efficiency"; in provisions concerning the renewable portfolio standards, specifies the goals for procurement of renewable energy credits and cost-effective renewable energy resources that shall be included in the long-term renewable resources procurement plan and makes other changes concerning these procurements; and provides for the calculation of the cost of equity for the purposes of recovering all reasonable and prudently incurred costs of energy efficiency measures from retail customers. Provides that savings of fuels other than electricity achieved by measures that educate about, incentivize, encourage or otherwise support the use of electricity to power vehicles shall count towards the applicable annual incremental goal and shall not be included in determining certain limits. Amends the Public Utilities Act. Provides that an electric utility that serves less than 3,000,000 retail customers but more than 500,000 customers in this State may plan for, construct, install, control, own, manage, or operate photovoltaic electricity production facilities and any energy storage facilities that are planned for, constructed, installed, controlled, owned, managed or operated in connection with photovoltaic electricity production facilities without obtaining a certificate of public convenience and necessity subject to specified terms and conditions. Defines "electric vehicle", "electric vehicle charging station", and "energy storage" for the purposes of the Electric Service Customer Choice and Rate Relief Law of 1997. Provides that, beginning in 2022, without obtaining any approvals from the Illinois Commerce Commission or any other agency, regardless of whether any such approval would otherwise be required, a participating utility that is a combination utility shall pay $1,000,000 per year for 10 years to the energy low-income and support program. Adds provisions authorizing certain utilities to plan for, construct, install, control, own, manage or operate electric vehicle charging infrastructure, including, but not limited to, electric vehicle charging stations within their service territories. Effective immediately.

DateChamber Action
  2/21/2020SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Christopher Belt
  2/21/2020SenateFirst Reading
  2/21/2020SenateReferred to Assignments
  2/24/2020SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Michael E. Hastings
  2/24/2020SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Mattie Hunter
  2/25/2020SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Dale Fowler
  2/26/2020SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Terry Link
  2/26/2020SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Iris Y. Martinez
  2/26/2020SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Kimberly A. Lightford
  2/26/2020SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Antonio Muñoz
  2/27/2020SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Jil Tracy
  2/28/2020SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. William E. Brady
  4/8/2020SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Sue Rezin
  1/13/2021SenateSession Sine Die

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