HB 4543

  • Illinois House Bill
  • 102nd Regular Session
  • Introduced in House
  • House
  • Senate
  • Governor

Rust Belt To Green Belt Pilot

Abstract

Creates the Illinois Rust Belt to Green Belt Pilot Program Act. Creates the Illinois Rust Belt to Green Belt Fund as a special fund in the State treasury (and makes a conforming change in the State Finance Act). Provides that the fund shall be used by the Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity to encourage and facilitate work on a new utility-scale offshore wind project or related port. Provides that applicants that are applying for a new utility-scale offshore wind project with the Illinois Power Agency shall file with the Department, as part of their application, an equity and inclusion plan. Amends the Illinois Power Agency Act. In provisions concerning the procurement of renewable energy credits, provides that in addition to the amount of renewable energy credits to be procured from wind projects, the Illinois Power Agency shall procure at least 700,000 renewable energy credits, delivered annually for at least 20 years, from one new utility-scale offshore wind project. Provides that the Agency shall conduct at least one new utility-scale offshore wind procurement within 360 days after the effective date of the amendatory Act. Provides that before submitting a proposal to the Agency in response to new utility-scale offshore wind procurement, an applicant must first submit to the Department a separate application for equity and inclusion plan scoring. Provides for a scoring system the Agency shall use in evaluating an applicant's proposal. Defines terms. Makes other changes.

Bill Sponsors (9)

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Mar 30, 2022

House

Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Edgar Gonzalez, Jr.

Mar 17, 2022

House

Added Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Natalie A. Manley

Mar 04, 2022

House

Rule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

Mar 02, 2022

House

Held on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Short Debate

House

Second Reading - Short Debate

House

Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Bob Morgan

House

Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Jennifer Gong-Gershowitz

Feb 28, 2022

House

Added Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Will Guzzardi

Feb 09, 2022

House

Placed on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate

Feb 01, 2022

House

Do Pass / Short Debate Public Utilities Committee; 015-010-000

House

Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Dave Vella

House

House Committee Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Public Utilities Committee

House

House Committee Amendment No. 1 Tabled Pursuant to Rule 40

Jan 26, 2022

House

House Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee

House

House Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Marcus C. Evans, Jr.

Jan 25, 2022

House

Assigned to Public Utilities Committee

Jan 21, 2022

House

First Reading

House

Referred to Rules Committee

Jan 13, 2022

House

Added Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Robyn Gabel

House

Added Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Jay Hoffman

House

Filed with the Clerk by Rep. Marcus C. Evans, Jr.

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House Amendment 001 HTML PDF

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