102ND GENERAL ASSEMBLY
State of Illinois
2021 and 2022
Introduced 11/16/2022, by Rep. Dave Severin, Michael T. Marron, Charles Meier, Patrick Windhorst, Paul Jacobs, et al.
SYNOPSIS AS INTRODUCED:
20 ILCS 3855/1-129 new
30 ILCS 105/5.970 new
Creates the Illinois Regional Generation Reliability Task Force Act.
Creates the Illinois Regional Generation Reliability Task Force. Provides
that the Task Force shall monitor the reliability of the Illinois power
grid. Contains provisions concerning: the membership of the Task Force;
duties of the Task Force; administrative support; and an annual report.
Amends the Illinois Power Agency Act. Provides that the Carbon Capture
Infrastructure Fund is created as a special fund in the State treasury and
shall be administered by the Illinois Power Agency. Provides that
$10,000,000 shall be transferred from the Illinois Power Agency Renewable
Energy Resources Fund to the Carbon Capture Infrastructure Fund. Provides
that the Agency shall award grants from the fund to carbon producing power
plants for the construction of new carbon capture storage systems. Amends
the State Finance Act to create the Carbon Capture Infrastructure Fund.
A BILL FOR
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AN ACT concerning State government.
Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
This Act may be cited as the
Illinois Regional Generation Reliability Task Force Act.
The General Assembly hereby finds,
determines, and declares the following:
(1) The reliability of the Illinois electricity grid
is critically important to the consumers, businesses, and
all residents of Illinois and should not be compromised.
(2) Illinois has taken definitive steps toward
redefining the generation mix in Illinois.
(3) The Midcontinent Independent System Operator, Inc.
("MISO") is an independent, not-for-profit, member-based
organization responsible for operating the power grid
across 15 states and the Canadian province of Manitoba,
serving 42 million people.
(4) The PJM Interconnection LLC ("PJM"), is an
independent not-for-profit, member-based Regional
Transmission Organization ("RTO") that manages the
operations, supply, and movement of power across 13 states
and the District of Columbia, serving 65 million people.
(5) Illinois is served by both PJM and MISO, which