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Public Act 102-1086


 

Public Act 1086 102ND GENERAL ASSEMBLY

  
  
  

 


 
Public Act 102-1086
 
SB3613 EnrolledLRB102 25723 RJF 35032 b

    AN ACT concerning State government.
 
    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
 
    Section 1. Short title. This Act may be cited as the
Hydrogen Economy Act.
 
    Section 5. Hydrogen Economy Task Force.
    (a) The Hydrogen Economy Task Force is hereby established.
    (b) The Task Force shall consist of the following members:
        (1) one member of the Senate, appointed by the
    President of the Senate;
        (2) one member of the Senate, appointed by the
    Minority Leader of the Senate;
        (3) one member of the House of Representatives,
    appointed by the Speaker of the House of Representatives;
        (4) one member of the House of Representatives,
    appointed by the Minority Leader of the House of
    Representatives;
        (5) one member representing the Governor's Office of
    Management and Budget, appointed by the Governor;
        (6) one member representing a statewide labor
    organization, appointed by the Governor;
        (7) one member representing a national laboratory that
    researches alternate fuels, energy, and environmental
    impacts, appointed by the Governor;
        (8) one member from the Office of Energy, appointed by
    the Director of the Illinois Environmental Protection
    Agency;
        (9) one member representing local economic development
    interests, appointed by the Director of Commerce and
    Economic Opportunity;
        (10) one member representing a trade association,
    appointed by the Director of Commerce and Economic
    Opportunity;
        (11) one representative of a manufacturing
    association, appointed by the Director of Commerce and
    Economic Opportunity;
        (12) one representative of a community-based
    organization that supports environmental justice
    communities, appointed by the Director of Commerce and
    Economic Opportunity;
        (13) one member representing the University of
    Illinois Institute for Sustainability, Energy, and
    Environment, appointed by the President of the University
    of Illinois System;
        (14) the Director of the Illinois Power Agency or his
    or her designee;
        (15) the Chairman of the Illinois Commerce Commission
    or his or her designee;
        (16) the Director of Commerce and Economic Opportunity
    or his or her designee;
        (17) the Director of Natural Resources or his or her
    designee;
        (18) the Secretary of Transportation or his or her
    designee;
        (19) the Director of Agriculture or his or her
    designee;
        (20) the Chair of the Illinois Community College Board
    or his or her designee;
        (21) one member with knowledge of public safety,
    appointed by the State Fire Marshal;
        (22) one member representing a non-profit energy
    research organization, appointed by the Governor;
        (23) one representative of a trade association
    representing the investor-owned electric and natural gas
    utilities and power generation companies in the State of
    Illinois, appointed by the Speaker of the House; and
        (24) one representative of a trade association
    representing wind and solar electric generators, renewable
    transmission companies, and storage companies, appointed
    by the President of the Senate.
    (c) The members of the Task Force shall serve without
compensation.
    (d) The Task Force shall meet at least quarterly to
fulfill its duties under this Act. At the first meeting of the
Task Force, the Task Force shall elect a Chair from among its
members.
    (e) The Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity
shall provide administrative support to the Task Force.
 
    Section 10. Duties. The Task Force shall have the
following duties:
        (1) establish a plan to create, support, develop, or
    partner with a Hydrogen Hub in this State, and determine
    how to maximize federal financial incentives to support
    Hub development;
        (2) identify opportunities to integrate hydrogen in
    the transportation, energy, industrial, agricultural, and
    other sectors;
        (3) identify barriers to the widespread development of
    hydrogen, including within environmental justice
    communities; and
        (4) recommend government policies to catalyze the
    deployment of hydrogen in the State economy.
 
    Section 15. Report. The Task Force shall report to the
Governor and the General Assembly by December 1 of each year on
its activities, findings, and recommendations.
 
    Section 95. Repealer. This Act is repealed on June 1,
2023.
 
    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
becoming law.

Effective Date: 6/10/2022