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Full Text of HB0165  102nd General Assembly




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1    AN ACT concerning civil law.
2    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3represented in the General Assembly:
4    Section 5. The University of Illinois Act is amended by
5adding Section 120 as follows:
6    (110 ILCS 305/120 new)
7    Sec. 120. Carbon capture, utilization, and storage report.
8    (a) Subject to appropriation, the Prairie Research
9Institute at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign,
10in consultation with an intergovernmental advisory committee,
11must file a report on the potential for carbon capture,
12utilization, and storage as a climate mitigation technology
13throughout Illinois with the Governor and the General Assembly
14no later than December 31, 2022. The report must provide an
15assessment of Illinois subsurface storage resources, state of
16readiness, and provide recommendations for policy and
17regulatory needs at the State level based on its findings, and
18shall, at a minimum, address all the following areas:
19        (1) carbon capture, utilization, and storage current
20    status and future storage resource potential in the State.
21    Enhanced Oil Recovery shall remain outside the scope of
22    this study;
23        (2) procedures, standards, and safeguards for the



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1    storage of carbon dioxide;
2        (3) permitting processes and the coordination with
3    applicable federal law or regulatory commissions,
4    including the Class VI injection well permitting process;
5        (4) economic impact, job creation, and job retention
6    from carbon capture, utilization, and storage that both
7    protects the environment and supports short-term and
8    long-term economic growth;
9        (5) development of knowledge capacity of appropriate
10    State agencies and stakeholders;
11        (6) environmental justice and stakeholder issues
12    related to carbon capture, utilization, and storage
13    throughout the State;
14        (7) leveraging federal policies and public-private
15    partnerships for research, design, and development to
16    benefit the State;
17        (8) liability for the storage and monitoring
18    maintenance of the carbon dioxide after the completion of
19    a carbon capture, utilization, and storage project;
20        (9) acquisition, ownership, and amalgamation of pore
21    space for carbon capture, utilization, and storage;
22        (10) methodologies to establish any necessary fees,
23    costs, or offsets; and
24        (11) any risks to health, safety, the environment, and
25    property uses or values.
26    (b) In developing the report under this Section, the



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1Prairie Research Institute shall form an advisory committee,
2which shall be composed of all the following members:
3        (1) the Director of the Environmental Protection
4    Agency, or his or her designee;
5        (2) the Director of Natural Resources, or his or her
6    designee;
7        (3) the Director of Commerce and Economic Opportunity,
8    or his or her designee;
9        (4) the Director of the Illinois Emergency Management
10    Agency, or his or her designee;
11        (5) the Director of Agriculture, or his or her
12    designee;
13        (6) the Attorney General, or his or her designee;
14        (7) one member of the Senate, appointed by the
15    President of the Senate;
16        (8) one member of the House of Representatives,
17    appointed by the Speaker of the House of Representatives;
18        (9) one member of the Senate, appointed by the
19    Minority Leader of the Senate; and
20        (10) one member of the House of Representatives,
21    appointed by the Minority Leader of the House of
22    Representatives.
23    (c) No later than 60 days after the effective date of this
24amendatory Act of the 102nd General Assembly, the advisory
25committee shall hold its first meeting at the call of the
26Executive Director of the Prairie Research Institute, at which



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1meeting the members shall select a chairperson from among
2themselves. After its first meeting, the committee shall meet
3at the call of the chairperson. Members of the committee shall
4serve without compensation. The Prairie Research Committee
5shall provide administrative support to the committee.
6    (d) The Prairie Research Institute shall also engage with
7interested stakeholders throughout the State to gain insights
8into socio-economic perspectives from environmental justice
9organizations, environmental non-governmental organizations,
10industry, landowners, farm bureaus, manufacturing, labor
11unions, and others.
12    (e) This Section is repealed on January 1, 2023.
13    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
14becoming law.