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 Bill Status of SB2150  96th General Assembly


Senate Sponsors
Sen. Don Harmon - Donne E. Trotter - Michael Noland

House Sponsors
(Rep. Thomas Holbrook - William B. Black - Roger L. Eddy - Mike Bost - David E. Miller, Arthur L. Turner, Karen May and Naomi D. Jakobsson)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  8/10/2009SenatePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 96-0159

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
220 ILCS 5/16-132 new

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Electric Service Customer Choice and Rate Relief Law of 1997 in the Public Utilities Act. Provides that an alternative retail electric supplier shall be responsible for procuring cost-effective renewable energy resources as required under specified provisions of the Act in a specified manner. Provides that an alternative retail electric supplier shall comply with the renewable energy portfolio standards by any one or a combination of specified means. Contains provisions concerning the use of renewable energy certificates. Contains provisions concerning alternative compliance payments for alternative retail electric suppliers. Provides that each alternative retail electric supplier shall, by September 1, 2011 and by September 1 of each year thereafter, prepare, and submit to the Illinois Commerce Commission a report that provides information certifying compliance by the alternative retail electric supplier with specified provisions. Provides that upon complaint or the Commission's own motion, the Commission may conduct a contested case to review allegations that the alternative retail electric supplier has violated specified provisions. Contains an exemption from specified requirements for electric utilities that meet certain criteria. Provides that biennially, the Commission shall submit to the General Assembly a report that discusses the status of renewable energy in the State and the effect of certain provisions on electricity prices and retail and wholesale electric markets.

Senate Committee Amendment No. 1
Deletes reference to:
220 ILCS 5/16-132 new
Adds reference to:
20 ILCS 3855/1-10
20 ILCS 3855/1-56 new
20 ILCS 3855/1-75
30 ILCS 500/20-10
220 ILCS 5/8-103
220 ILCS 5/16-115
220 ILCS 5/16-115D new
30 ILCS 105/5.719 new

Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Illinois Power Agency Act. Creates the Illinois Power Agency Renewable Energy Resources Fund as a special fund in the State treasury for use by the Illinois Power Agency to procure renewable energy resources. Specifies the requirements for use of the Fund by the Agency. Provides that the Planning and Procurement Bureau shall procure a specified amount of renewable energy resources that come from photovoltaics. Amends the Illinois Procurement Code. Provides that the Director of the Illinois Power Agency may create alternative bidding procedures to be used in procuring renewable energy resources. Amends the Public Utilities Act. Adds provisions concerning energy efficiency and demand-response measures. Provides that an application for designation as an alternative retail electric supplier must source electricity from clean coal facilities that meet specified criteria. Provides that the Illinois Commerce Commission shall, after notice and hearing, revoke the certification of any alternative retail electric supplier that fails to execute a sourcing agreement with the initial clean coal facility as required by specified provisions. Contains provisions concerning the renewable portfolio standard for alternative retail electric suppliers and electric utilities operating outside their service territories, including required standards, reports, and operations. Contains a nonacceleration clause. Effective immediately.

DateChamber Action
  2/20/2009SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Don Harmon
  2/20/2009SenateFirst Reading
  2/20/2009SenateReferred to Assignments
  3/4/2009SenateAssigned to Energy
  3/4/2009SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Don Harmon
  3/4/2009SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Assignments
  3/10/2009SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Assignments Refers to Energy
  3/10/2009SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Donne E. Trotter
  3/12/2009SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted
  3/12/2009SenateDo Pass as Amended Energy; 014-000-000
  3/12/2009SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading March 17, 2009
  3/12/2009SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Michael Noland
  3/24/2009SenateSecond Reading
  3/24/2009SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading March 25, 2009
  4/1/2009SenateThird Reading - Passed; 058-000-000
  4/2/2009HouseArrived in House
  4/2/2009HousePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading
  4/2/2009HouseChief House Sponsor Rep. Thomas Holbrook
  4/2/2009HouseFirst Reading
  4/2/2009HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  4/20/2009HouseAssigned to Public Utilities Committee
  5/5/2009HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Public Utilities Committee; 013-000-000
  5/5/2009HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  5/6/2009HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. William B. Black
  5/6/2009HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Roger L. Eddy
  5/6/2009HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Mike Bost
  5/13/2009HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. David E. Miller
  5/14/2009HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Arthur L. Turner
  5/18/2009HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Karen May
  5/18/2009HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Naomi D. Jakobsson
  5/18/2009HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  5/18/2009HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  5/19/2009HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 114-000-000
  5/19/2009SenatePassed Both Houses
  6/17/2009SenateSent to the Governor
  8/10/2009SenateGovernor Approved
  8/10/2009SenateEffective Date August 10, 2009
  8/10/2009SenatePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 96-0159

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