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 Bill Status of HB3125  102nd General Assembly


Short Description:  ELECTRIC VEHICLES

House Sponsors
Rep. Robyn Gabel - Barbara Hernandez - Deb Conroy - Mark L. Walker - Michael J. Zalewski, Kelly M. Cassidy, Ann M. Williams, Terra Costa Howard, Margaret Croke, Jennifer Gong-Gershowitz, Kathleen Willis, Will Guzzardi, Bob Morgan, Jaime M. Andrade, Jr., Joyce Mason and Dagmara Avelar

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. Sara Feigenholtz - Laura Fine, Cristina Castro, Melinda Bush, Christopher Belt and Jacqueline Y. Collins)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  5/10/2022SenatePursuant to Senate Rule 3-9(b) / Referred to Assignments

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act
20 ILCS 627/30 new
20 ILCS 627/35 new
20 ILCS 627/40 new
220 ILCS 5/16-107.8 new


Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Electric Vehicle Charging Act, which may be referred to as the Beneficial Electrification Act. Sets forth requirements for parking spaces that are electrical vehicle ready applicable to new or renovated residential or nonresidential buildings. Sets forth provisions concerning electric vehicle charging station policies for unit owners and renters. Amends the Electric Vehicle Act. Creates the Electric Vehicle Access for All Program to maximize opportunities for carbon-free transportation across the State, particularly targeting environmental justice and low-income communities and to provide grants to pilot programs with the purpose of bridging public transportation gaps between residences and employment locations. Sets forth provisions concerning administrative review and authorized expenditure of State-controlled funds to accelerate electric vehicle adoption. Amends the Public Utilities Act. Provides that no later than May 31, 2022, electric utilities serving greater than 500,000 customers in the State shall file a Beneficial Electrification Plan with the Illinois Commerce Commission. Provides for review of the plans by the Commission and establishes a system for utilities to consider specified businesses, nonprofit organizations, or worker-owned cooperatives when awarding bids. Effective immediately.

House Floor Amendment No. 1
Deletes reference to:
20 ILCS 627/30 new
20 ILCS 627/35 new
20 ILCS 627/40 new
220 ILCS 5/16-107.8 new

Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Creates the Electric Vehicle Charging Act. Provides that the Act applies to new single-family homes and newly constructed or renovated multi-unit residential buildings that have parking spaces and are constructed or renovated after the effective date of the Act. Defines terms. Provides that a new single-family residence or a small multi-family residence shall have at least one electric vehicle capable parking space for each residential unit that has dedicated parking, unless any subsequently adopted building code requires additional electric vehicle capable parking spaces or installed EVSE. Includes electric vehicle parking space requirements for a new, large multi-family residential building or a large multi-family residential building being renovated by a developer converting the property to an association. Includes electric vehicle parking space requirements for affordable housing and for an existing multi-unit residential building subject to an association that undertakes renovation. Includes electric vehicle charging station policies for unit owners and for renters.

House Floor Amendment No. 2
Removes language providing that "electric vehicle" does not mean electric motorcycles. Provides that "electric vehicle" does not include electric mopeds or electric off-highway vehicles.

House Floor Amendment No. 3
Provides that a new single-family residence or small multi-family residence that qualifies as an affordable housing development shall have one EV-capable parking space for each code-required parking space if the owner is issued a building permit 24 months after the effective date of the Act. Makes a conforming change.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/18/2021HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Robyn Gabel
  2/19/2021HouseFirst Reading
  2/19/2021HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  3/1/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Kelly M. Cassidy
  3/8/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Deb Conroy
  3/8/2021HouseRemoved Co-Sponsor Rep. Deb Conroy
  3/16/2021HouseAssigned to Energy & Environment Committee
  3/27/2021HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  1/5/2022HouseAssigned to Energy & Environment Committee
  1/12/2022HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Energy & Environment Committee; 016-007-000
  1/12/2022HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Ann M. Williams
  1/21/2022HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  2/17/2022HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Barbara Hernandez
  2/23/2022HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Mark L. Walker
  2/23/2022HouseRemoved Co-Sponsor Rep. Mark L. Walker
  2/25/2022HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Robyn Gabel
  2/25/2022HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  3/1/2022HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Robyn Gabel
  3/1/2022HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Referred to Rules Committee
  3/1/2022HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 3 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Robyn Gabel
  3/1/2022HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 3 Referred to Rules Committee
  3/1/2022HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Energy & Environment Committee
  3/2/2022HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Terra Costa Howard
  3/2/2022HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Recommends Be Adopted Energy & Environment Committee; 017-008-000
  3/2/2022HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Recommends Be Adopted Rules Committee; 004-000-000
  3/2/2022HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 3 Recommends Be Adopted Rules Committee; 004-000-000
  3/2/2022HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Deb Conroy
  3/2/2022HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Mark L. Walker
  3/2/2022HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Margaret Croke
  3/2/2022HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jennifer Gong-Gershowitz
  3/2/2022HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Kathleen Willis
  3/2/2022HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Will Guzzardi
  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
  3/3/2022HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jaime M. Andrade, Jr.
  3/3/2022HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Joyce Mason
  3/3/2022HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Adopted
  3/3/2022HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Adopted
  3/3/2022HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 3 Adopted
  3/3/2022HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  3/3/2022HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Michael J. Zalewski
  3/3/2022HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 068-035-000
  3/4/2022HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Dagmara Avelar
  3/4/2022SenateArrive in Senate
  3/4/2022SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading
  3/4/2022SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. Sara Feigenholtz
  3/4/2022SenateFirst Reading
  3/4/2022SenateReferred to Assignments
  3/9/2022SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Cristina Castro
  3/10/2022SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Melinda Bush
  3/16/2022SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Christopher Belt
  3/23/2022SenateAssigned to Energy and Public Utilities
  3/25/2022SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Sara Feigenholtz
  3/25/2022SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Assignments
  3/25/2022SenateRule 2-10 Committee Deadline Established As April 4, 2022
  3/28/2022SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Assignments Refers to Energy and Public Utilities
  3/30/2022SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Laura Fine
  4/1/2022SenateRule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As April 8, 2022
  4/22/2022SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Jacqueline Y. Collins
  5/10/2022SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Pursuant to Senate Rule 3-9(b) / Referred to Assignments
  5/10/2022SenatePursuant to Senate Rule 3-9(b) / Referred to Assignments

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