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 Bill Status of SB1704  102nd General Assembly


Short Description:  CLEAN COAL-FUTUREGEN

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Gary Forby - Dale A. Righter - Michael Noland - Frank C. Watson, Dale E. Risinger, John O. Jones, David Luechtefeld, Pamela J. Althoff, Mike Jacobs and Michael W. Frerichs

House Sponsors
(Rep. Kurt M. Granberg - Chapin Rose - William B. Black - John E. Bradley - Jay C. Hoffman, Thomas Holbrook, Brandon W. Phelps, Mike Fortner, Jim Sacia, Dan Reitz, Naomi D. Jakobsson, Arthur L. Turner, Charles E. Jefferson, Monique D. Davis, Kenneth Dunkin, LaShawn K. Ford, Joseph M. Lyons, John D'Amico, Richard T. Bradley, Kevin Joyce, Lou Lang, Shane Cultra, Robert F. Flider, David Reis, Aaron Schock, Eddie Washington, Dennis M. Reboletti and Roger L. Eddy)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  7/30/2007SenatePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 95-0018

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act
20 ILCS 605/605-332
20 ILCS 655/5.5from Ch. 67 1/2, par. 609.1
705 ILCS 505/8.5 new
735 ILCS 30/5-5-5
735 ILCS 30/15-5-45 new
745 ILCS 5/1from Ch. 127, par. 801


Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Clean Coal FutureGen for Illinois Act for the purpose of providing the FutureGen Alliance with adequate liability protection, land use rights, and permitting certainty to facilitate the siting of the FutureGen Project in Illinois. Contain provisions concerning transfer of title to sequestered gas and associated liabilities to the State; insurance and indemnification by the State for the Operator for certain liabilities; permits; land use, including condemnation powers; and economic incentives. Contains other provisions and a severability clause. Amends: the Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity Law concerning financial assistance; the Illinois Enterprise Zone Act concerning high impact businesses; the Court of Claims Act and the State Lawsuit Immunity Act concerning jurisdiction; and the Eminent Domain Act concerning condemnation authority. Effective immediately.

Senate Committee Amendment No. 1
Deletes reference to:
735 ILCS 30/5-5-5
735 ILCS 30/15-5-45 newfrom Ch. 127, par. 801

Deletes everything after the enacting clause. Reinserts the provisions of the bill with changes. Provides that locations at Tuscola and Mattoon are the only locations eligible for benefits under the Act. Deletes the authority to acquire property by condemnation and makes conforming changes. Provides that the Act is repealed on December 31, 2010 unless the FutureGen Project is located at either Tuscola or Mattoon. Makes other changes. Effective immediately.

House Floor Amendment No. 1
Deletes everything after the enacting clause. Reinserts the provisions of the engrossed bill with changes. Redefines "carbon capture and storage", "carbon dioxide", and other terms. Replaces provisions concerning the role of the Attorney General with other provisions concerning representation of the Operator by the Attorney General or another attorney and concerning payment of costs, expenses, and attorneys' fees. Requires the State (instead of the Agency) to issue permits to the Operator and to streamline the application process. Exempts the Operator from any tax imposed by the State of Illinois that is based upon the nameplate capacity of generating units. Makes other changes. Effective immediately.

House Floor Amendment No. 2
Provides that the Court of Claims has jurisdiction concerning any public liability action arising under the Clean Coal FutureGen for Illinois Act or arising from the operation of the FutureGen Project, except that a public liability action may be brought in the circuit court if the cause of action is one of personal injury or wrongful death and the injury or death was proximately caused by the storage, escape, release, or migration of the post-injection sequestered gas that was injected during the operation of the FutureGen Project by the FutureGen Alliance (instead of having no jurisdiction concerning any public liability action under the Act or from the operation of the FutureGen Project).

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/9/2007SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Gary Forby
  2/9/2007SenateFirst Reading
  2/9/2007SenateReferred to Rules
  2/9/2007SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Dale A. Righter
  2/21/2007SenateAssigned to Environment and Energy
  2/28/2007SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Dale E. Risinger
  3/1/2007SenateHeld in Environment and Energy
  3/6/2007SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Gary Forby
  3/6/2007SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules
  3/6/2007SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Environment and Energy
  3/7/2007SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted
  3/8/2007SenateDo Pass as Amended Environment and Energy; 009-000-000
  3/8/2007SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading March 13, 2007
  3/14/2007SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. John O. Jones
  3/14/2007SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. David Luechtefeld
  3/15/2007SenateSecond Reading
  3/15/2007SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading March 20, 2007
  3/21/2007SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Pamela J. Althoff
  3/21/2007SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Mike Jacobs
  3/21/2007SenateThird Reading - Passed; 059-000-000
  3/21/2007HouseArrived in House
  3/21/2007HousePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading
  3/21/2007HouseChief House Sponsor Rep. Kurt M. Granberg
  3/22/2007HouseFirst Reading
  3/22/2007HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  3/27/2007HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Chapin Rose
  3/28/2007HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. William B. Black
  4/20/2007HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. John E. Bradley
  4/24/2007HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Thomas Holbrook
  4/25/2007HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Brandon W. Phelps
  4/30/2007HouseAssigned to Executive Committee
  5/18/2007HouseCommittee Deadline Extended-Rule 9(b) May 25, 2007
  5/25/2007HouseFinal Action Deadline Extended-9(b) May 31, 2007
  5/30/2007HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Executive Committee; 013-000-000
  5/30/2007HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  5/30/2007HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Mike Fortner
  5/30/2007HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  5/30/2007HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  5/31/2007HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Jay C. Hoffman
  5/31/2007HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  5/31/2007HouseFinal Action Deadline Extended-9(b) June 8, 2007
  6/8/2007HouseFinal Action Deadline Extended-9(b) June 15, 2007
  6/15/2007HouseFinal Action Deadline Extended-9(b) June 22, 2007
  6/22/2007HouseFinal Action Deadline Extended-9(b) June 30, 2007
  6/30/2007HouseFinal Action Deadline Extended-9(b) July 31, 2007
  7/12/2007HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Jay C. Hoffman
  7/12/2007HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Referred to Rules Committee
  7/17/2007HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Recommends Be Adopted Rules Committee; 004-000-000
  7/17/2007HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Recommends Be Adopted Rules Committee; 004-000-000
  7/17/2007HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Jay C. Hoffman
  7/17/2007HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Jim Sacia
  7/17/2007HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Dan Reitz
  7/17/2007HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Naomi D. Jakobsson
  7/17/2007HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Arthur L. Turner
  7/17/2007HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Charles E. Jefferson
  7/17/2007HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Monique D. Davis
  7/17/2007HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Kenneth Dunkin
  7/17/2007HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. LaShawn K. Ford
  7/17/2007HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Joseph M. Lyons
  7/17/2007HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. John D'Amico
  7/17/2007HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Richard T. Bradley
  7/17/2007HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Kevin Joyce
  7/17/2007HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Lou Lang
  7/17/2007HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Shane Cultra
  7/17/2007HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Robert F. Flider
  7/17/2007HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. David Reis
  7/17/2007HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Aaron Schock
  7/17/2007HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Eddie Washington
  7/17/2007HouseRecalled to Second Reading - Short Debate
  7/17/2007HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Adopted by Voice Vote
  7/17/2007HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Adopted by Voice Vote
  7/17/2007HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  7/17/2007House3/5 Vote Required
  7/17/2007HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 099-000-001
  7/17/2007HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Dennis M. Reboletti
  7/17/2007HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Roger L. Eddy
  7/18/2007SenateSecretary's Desk - Concurrence House Amendment(s) 01,02
  7/18/2007SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of Concurrence House Amendment(s) 01,02-July 19, 2007
  7/24/2007SenateHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Filed with Secretary Sen. Gary Forby
  7/24/2007SenateHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Referred to Rules
  7/24/2007SenateHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Motion to Concur Filed with Secretary Sen. Gary Forby
  7/24/2007SenateHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Motion to Concur Referred to Rules
  7/25/2007SenateHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Rules Referred to Environment and Energy
  7/25/2007SenateHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Motion to Concur Rules Referred to Environment and Energy
  7/26/2007SenateHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Motion To Concur Recommended Do Adopt Environment and Energy; 012-000-000
  7/26/2007SenateHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Motion To Concur Recommended Do Adopt Environment and Energy; 012-000-000
  7/26/2007SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Michael Noland
  7/26/2007SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Frank C. Watson
  7/26/2007SenateHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 3/5 Vote Required
  7/26/2007SenateHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Senate Concurs 054-001-000
  7/26/2007SenateHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 3/5 Vote Required
  7/26/2007SenateHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Senate Concurs 054-001-000
  7/26/2007SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Michael W. Frerichs
  7/26/2007SenatePassed Both Houses
  7/30/2007SenateSent to the Governor
  7/30/2007SenateGovernor Approved
  7/30/2007SenateEffective Date July 30, 2007
  7/30/2007SenatePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 95-0018

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