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 Bill Status of HB4543  102nd General Assembly


Short Description:  RUST BELT TO GREEN BELT PILOT

House Sponsors
Rep. Marcus C. Evans, Jr. - Robyn Gabel - Jay Hoffman - Will Guzzardi - Natalie A. Manley, Dave Vella, Jennifer Gong-Gershowitz, Bob Morgan and Edgar Gonzalez, Jr.

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  3/4/2022HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act
20 ILCS 3855/1-75
30 ILCS 105/5.970 new


Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Illinois Rust Belt to Green Belt Pilot Program Act. Creates the Illinois Rust Belt to Green Belt Fund as a special fund in the State treasury (and makes a conforming change in the State Finance Act). Provides that the fund shall be used by the Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity to encourage and facilitate work on a new utility-scale offshore wind project or related port. Provides that applicants that are applying for a new utility-scale offshore wind project with the Illinois Power Agency shall file with the Department, as part of their application, an equity and inclusion plan. Amends the Illinois Power Agency Act. In provisions concerning the procurement of renewable energy credits, provides that in addition to the amount of renewable energy credits to be procured from wind projects, the Illinois Power Agency shall procure at least 700,000 renewable energy credits, delivered annually for at least 20 years, from one new utility-scale offshore wind project. Provides that the Agency shall conduct at least one new utility-scale offshore wind procurement within 360 days after the effective date of the amendatory Act. Provides that before submitting a proposal to the Agency in response to new utility-scale offshore wind procurement, an applicant must first submit to the Department a separate application for equity and inclusion plan scoring. Provides for a scoring system the Agency shall use in evaluating an applicant's proposal. Defines terms. Makes other changes.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  1/13/2022HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Marcus C. Evans, Jr.
  1/13/2022HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Robyn Gabel
  1/13/2022HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Jay Hoffman
  1/21/2022HouseFirst Reading
  1/21/2022HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  1/25/2022HouseAssigned to Public Utilities Committee
  1/26/2022HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Marcus C. Evans, Jr.
  1/26/2022HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  2/1/2022HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Dave Vella
  2/1/2022HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Public Utilities Committee
  2/1/2022HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Public Utilities Committee; 015-010-000
  2/1/2022HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Tabled Pursuant to Rule 40
  2/9/2022HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  2/28/2022HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Will Guzzardi
  3/2/2022HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jennifer Gong-Gershowitz
  3/2/2022HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Bob Morgan
  3/2/2022HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  3/2/2022HouseHeld on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Short Debate
  3/4/2022HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  3/17/2022HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Natalie A. Manley
  3/30/2022HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Edgar Gonzalez, Jr.

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