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 Bill Status of HB2640  102nd General Assembly


Short Description:  RENEWABLE ENERGY-VARIOUS

House Sponsors
Rep. William Davis - Eva Dina Delgado - Carol Ammons and Nicholas K. Smith

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  4/23/2021HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
5 ILCS 100/5-45.8 new
20 ILCS 655/5.5from Ch. 67 1/2, par. 609.1
20 ILCS 3855/1-10
20 ILCS 3855/1-56
20 ILCS 3855/1-75
220 ILCS 5/16-107.5
220 ILCS 5/16-107.6
220 ILCS 5/16-107.7 new
220 ILCS 5/16-108
220 ILCS 5/16-111.5


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Illinois Enterprise Zone Act. Provides that a business that intends to establish a new utility-scale solar power facility may apply for a high impact business designation. Amends the Illinois Power Agency Act. Increases the long-term renewable procurement plan goals after the 2025 delivery year. Requires the long-term renewable procurement plan to include the procurement of new renewable energy credits. Provides that the Adjustable Block program shall be designed to be continuously open. Authorizes utilities to recover certain costs related to the Adjustable Block program. Excludes certain costs from a limitation on the costs of the Adjustable Block program. Makes other changes concerning the Adjustable Block program. Amends the Public Utilities Act. Requires the Illinois Commerce Commission to open a proceeding to update the interconnection standards and applicable utility tariffs. Requires the Commission to revise certain standards for interconnection based on specified criteria. Establishes an interconnection working group. Makes changes to provisions concerning net metering and the distributed generation rebate. Requires the Commission, in consultation with the Illinois Power Agency, to study and produce a report analyzing the potential for and barriers to the implementation of energy storage in Illinois. Requires the Agency to include a plan to procure energy from energy storage resources as part of its procurement plan for 2021. Extends a provision concerning a review, reconciliation, and true-up associated with renewable energy resources' collections and costs. Makes other changes. Amends the Illinois Administrative Procedure Act to authorize emergency rulemaking. Effective immediately.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/18/2021HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. William Davis
  2/19/2021HouseFirst Reading
  2/19/2021HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  3/9/2021HouseAssigned to Energy & Environment Committee
  3/15/2021HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Energy & Environment Committee; 018-011-000
  3/17/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Nicholas K. Smith
  3/18/2021HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  3/23/2021HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Eva Dina Delgado
  4/21/2021HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Carol Ammons
  4/21/2021HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  4/21/2021HouseHeld on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Short Debate
  4/23/2021HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

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