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 Bill Status of SB0103  98th General Assembly


Short Description:  UTILITES-RENEWABLE ENERGY

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Michael W. Frerichs - David Koehler - Melinda Bush - Terry Link - Mattie Hunter, Daniel Biss, Linda Holmes, Heather A. Steans, Dan Kotowski, John M. Sullivan, Julie A. Morrison, William Delgado, Ira I. Silverstein, Michael Noland, Don Harmon, Michael E. Hastings, Jacqueline Y. Collins, John G. Mulroe, Thomas Cullerton, Kimberly A. Lightford and Bill Cunningham

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/13/2015SenateSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
20 ILCS 3855/1-10
20 ILCS 3855/1-20
20 ILCS 3855/1-56
20 ILCS 3855/1-75
220 ILCS 5/16-108
220 ILCS 5/16-111.5
220 ILCS 5/16-115D


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Illinois Power Agency Act. Provides that, for periods beginning on and after June 1, 2014, the Agency's procurement plans shall include procurement of renewable energy credits in amounts projected to be sufficient to meet certain renewable energy resources portfolio standards. Requires the Agency to use the Illinois Power Agency Renewable Energy Resources Fund, until depleted, to procure renewable energy credits for specified purposes, and terminates the Fund upon depletion of all its funds. Provides that the Planning and Procurement Bureau shall develop procurement plans and conduct competitive procurement processes for the procurement of renewable energy credits with respect to the kilowatthour usage of delivery services non-eligible retail customers in such electric utilities' service areas. Makes changes with regard to the renewable portfolio standard. Amends the Public Utilities Act. Provides that charges for delivery services shall also include the recovery of the electric utility's costs of renewable energy credits and excluded renewable energy resources contract costs. Requires certain electric utilities to procure renewable energy credits with respect to the kilowatthour usage of delivery services non-eligible retail customers in the electric utility's service area. Provides that the obligations of alternative retail electric suppliers and electric utilities operating outside their service territories to procure renewable energy resources, make alternative compliance payments, and file annual reports, and the obligations of the Commission to determine and post alternative compliance payment rates, shall terminate effective May 31, 2014. Makes other changes. Effective immediately.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  1/23/2013SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Michael W. Frerichs
  1/23/2013SenateFirst Reading
  1/23/2013SenateReferred to Assignments
  2/6/2013SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. David Koehler
  2/14/2013SenateAssigned to Energy
  2/28/2013SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Daniel Biss
  2/28/2013SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Melinda Bush
  3/1/2013SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Terry Link
  3/14/2013SenatePostponed - Energy
  3/21/2013SenateDo Pass Energy; 012-003-000
  3/21/2013SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading April 10, 2013
  4/16/2013SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Linda Holmes
  4/16/2013SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Mattie Hunter
  4/17/2013SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Heather A. Steans
  4/30/2013SenateRe-referred to Assignments
  4/30/2013SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Dan Kotowski
  5/3/2013SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. John M. Sullivan
  5/9/2013SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Julie A. Morrison
  5/10/2013SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. William Delgado
  5/23/2013SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Ira I. Silverstein
  2/20/2014SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Michael Noland
  3/3/2014SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Don Harmon
  3/20/2014SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Michael E. Hastings
  3/27/2014SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Jacqueline Y. Collins
  4/4/2014SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. John G. Mulroe
  4/4/2014SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Thomas Cullerton
  4/8/2014SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Kimberly A. Lightford
  4/10/2014SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Bill Cunningham
  1/13/2015SenateSession Sine Die

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