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 Bill Status of HB4696  95th General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Michael K. Smith - Dan Reitz - Robert W. Pritchard - Mike Boland - Ronald A. Wait, Kevin Joyce and Donald L. Moffitt

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. Deanna Demuzio and Michael Noland)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/13/2009HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
20 ILCS 689/15
20 ILCS 689/15.1 new
20 ILCS 689/15.2 new
20 ILCS 689/15.3 new
20 ILCS 689/20
30 ILCS 105/5.708 new
30 ILCS 105/6z-70 new

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Illinois Renewable Fuels Development Program Act. Provides that facilities that produce ethanol for gasohol or majority blended ethanol fuel shall receive a grant equal to 10 cents per gallon of annual production capacity, not to exceed $10,000,000 for each facility. Provides that the Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity must establish the Renewable Fuels Majority Blended Ethanol Infrastructure Program for the purpose of providing grants to units of local government and gasoline stations or service stations offering to the public retail sales of motor fuel. Creates the Renewable Fuels Competitive Commercialization Grant Oversight Committee. Sets forth the membership of the Committee. Provides that the Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity must establish the Renewable Fuels Rail Infrastructure Assistance Program. Provides that grants awarded from the Renewable Fuels Development Program Fund are subject to certain limitations. Amends the State Finance Act to make conforming changes. Effective immediately.

House Committee Amendment No. 1
Provides that there is no rulemaking authority under the amendatory Act, but that the Governor may suggest rules by filing them with the General Assembly and requesting that the General Assembly authorize such rulemaking by law, enact the suggested rules into law, or take other appropriate action in the General Assembly's discretion.

DateChamber Action
  1/29/2008HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Michael K. Smith
  1/30/2008HouseFirst Reading
  1/30/2008HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  3/3/2008HouseAssigned to Renewable Energy Committee
  3/13/2008HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Renewable Energy Committee
  3/13/2008HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted in Renewable Energy Committee; by Voice Vote
  3/13/2008HouseDo Pass as Amended / Short Debate Renewable Energy Committee; 010-000-000
  3/13/2008HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  3/13/2008HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Dan Reitz
  3/13/2008HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Robert W. Pritchard
  3/13/2008HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Mike Boland
  3/13/2008HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Ronald A. Wait
  4/1/2008HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  4/1/2008HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  4/2/2008HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Kevin Joyce
  4/2/2008HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 109-000-000
  4/2/2008HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Donald L. Moffitt
  4/3/2008SenateArrive in Senate
  4/3/2008SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading
  4/3/2008SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. Deanna Demuzio
  4/3/2008SenateFirst Reading
  4/3/2008SenateReferred to Rules
  5/15/2008SenateRule 2-10 Committee Deadline Established As May 22, 2008; Substantive House Bills Out of Committee
  5/22/2008SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Michael Noland
  1/13/2009HouseSession Sine Die

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