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 Bill Status of SB0529  100th General Assembly


Short Description:  UTILITIES-ENERGY EFFICIENCY

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Michael E. Hastings - David Koehler - Sue Rezin - Jil Tracy

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  5/21/2021SenateRule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
20 ILCS 3855/1-20
20 ILCS 3855/1-75
30 ILCS 105/5.935 new
220 ILCS 5/16-108
220 ILCS 5/16-111.5


Synopsis As Introduced
Provides that the amendatory Act may be referred to as the Coal to Solar and Energy Storage Act. Amends the Illinois Power Agency Act, the State Finance Act, and the Public Utilities Act. Authorizes the procurement of renewable energy credits by electric utilities serving more than 300,000 retail customers as of January 1, 2019. Provides for the renewable energy credits to be related to new renewable energy resources installed at the site of electric generation that on January 1, 2019 burned coal as the primary fuel source. Provides for the Illinois Power Agency to manage the procurement of the credits. Establishes the requirements for eligibility for the credits. Requires the electric utilities to file a tariff for the billing and collection of a Coal to Solar and Energy Storage Initiative Charge on each kilowatthour of electricity delivered to its delivery services customers within its service territory at specified rates and to deposit a percentage of its collections in the Coal to Solar and Energy Storage Incentive and Plant Transition Fund. Establishes the Coal to Solar and Energy Storage Incentive and Plant Transition Fund as a special fund in the State treasury to provide transitional support funding to coal-fueled electric utilities participating in the utilization of the renewable energy credits. Effective immediately.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/23/2021SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Michael E. Hastings
  2/23/2021SenateFirst Reading
  2/23/2021SenateReferred to Assignments
  2/25/2021SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. David Koehler
  3/3/2021SenateAssigned to Energy and Public Utilities
  3/3/2021SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Sue Rezin
  4/16/2021SenateRule 2-10 Committee Deadline Established As April 23, 2021
  4/21/2021SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Jil Tracy
  4/23/2021SenateRule 2-10 Committee/3rd Reading Deadline Established As April 30, 2021
  4/30/2021SenateRule 2-10 Committee/3rd Reading Deadline Established As May 7, 2021
  5/7/2021SenateRule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments
  5/10/2021SenateRule 2-10 Committee/3rd Reading Deadline Established As May 21, 2021
  5/10/2021SenateRe-assigned to Energy and Public Utilities
  5/21/2021SenateRule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments

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