- District 60
Creates the Energy Community Reinvestment Act. Provides that the Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity shall designate certain regions impacted by the decline of coal generation, gas generation, nuclear generation, and coal mining as Clean Energy Empowerment Zones. Creates the Energy Workforce Development Program and Energy Community Development Program. Creates the Clean Energy Empowerment Zone Tax Credit Act. Creates a tax credit for applicants operating a business in the State that hires a former energy worker or graduate or trainee from an equity-focused workforce training program designated by the Illinois Power Agency as a new employee. Creates a tax credit for applicants operating a renewable energy enterprise that proposes a project to create new jobs and invest in the development of a renewable energy production facility in a Clean Energy Empowerment Zone. Creates the Coal Severance Fee Act. Provides for a tax upon any person engaged in the business of severing or preparing coal for sale, profit, or commercial use if the coal is severed from a mine located in the State. Amends the Illinois Administrative Procedure Act to allow for emergency rulemaking. Amends the State Finance Act to create the Energy Community Reinvestment Fund. Amends the Illinois Income Tax Act, the Public Utilities Act, the Environmental Protection Act, and the Illinois Nuclear Facility Safety Act by making changes to implement certain programs. Effective immediately.
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Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Michelle Mussman
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Deb Conroy
Referred to Rules Committee
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Kelly M. Cassidy
Filed with the Clerk by Rep. Rita Mayfield
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