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 Bill Status of HB3657  100th General Assembly


Short Description:  NUCLEAR POWER PLANT EXTENSIONS

House Sponsors
Rep. Tony McCombie - Mike Fortner and Bill Mitchell

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  4/28/2017HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
220 ILCS 5/8-406from Ch. 111 2/3, par. 8-406


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Public Utilities Act. Provides that no public utility shall begin the construction of any nuclear power plant extension, alteration, or addition unless and until it has obtained from the Illinois Commerce Commission a certificate that public convenience and necessity require such construction. Removes a provision that prohibits the issuance of a certificate of public convenience and necessity by the Commission regarding the construction of any new power plant within this State until the Director of the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency finds that the United States Government has identified and approved a demonstrable technology or means for the disposal of high level nuclear waste, or until such construction has been specifically approved by a statute enacted by the General Assembly. Effective immediately.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/10/2017HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Tony McCombie
  2/10/2017HouseFirst Reading
  2/10/2017HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  3/1/2017HouseAssigned to Energy Committee
  3/8/2017HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Energy Committee; 011-000-000
  3/9/2017HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  3/9/2017HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Mike Fortner
  3/10/2017HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Bill Mitchell
  3/15/2017HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  3/15/2017HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  4/28/2017HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

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