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 Bill Status of HB1487  97th General Assembly


Short Description:  RENEWABLE ENERGY PRODUCT DIST

House Sponsors
Rep. Chad Hays - Mike Bost - Roger L. Eddy - Fred Crespo - Brandon W. Phelps, Dan Brady, Chapin Rose, Dan Reitz and Dwight Kay

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. Michael W. Frerichs , Ira I. Silverstein and Mattie Hunter)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  8/8/2011HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 97-0265

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act


Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Renewable Energy Production District Act. Provides that any area within the boundaries of a single county may be incorporated as a renewable energy production district. Sets forth the procedure for establishing a renewable energy production district. Provides that a board of trustees shall govern a renewable energy production district. Sets forth the appointment, terms, and powers of the board members. Authorizes the board to sell the renewable energy produced by a renewable energy facility. Contains other provisions. Effective immediately.

House Committee Amendment No. 1
Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Reinserts provisions of the introduced bill with changes. Creates the Renewable Energy Production District Act. Changes the definition of "renewable energy facility" to mean a generator attached to a building or parcel of land that is powered by solar electric energy or wind, dedicated crops grown for electricity generation, anaerobic digestion of livestock or food processing waste, fuel cells or microturbines powered by renewable fuels, or hydroelectric energy. Effective immediately.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/10/2011HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Chapin Rose
  2/14/2011HouseFirst Reading
  2/14/2011HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/18/2011HouseChief Sponsor Changed to Rep. Chad Hays
  2/22/2011HouseAssigned to Environment & Energy Committee
  2/23/2011HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Chad Hays
  2/23/2011HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  2/28/2011HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Environment & Energy Committee
  3/9/2011HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted in Environment & Energy Committee; by Voice Vote
  3/9/2011HouseDo Pass as Amended / Short Debate Environment & Energy Committee; 018-000-000
  3/10/2011HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  3/17/2011HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  3/17/2011HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  3/17/2011HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Dan Brady
  3/17/2011HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Chapin Rose
  3/17/2011HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Dan Reitz
  3/17/2011HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Mike Bost
  3/17/2011HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Roger L. Eddy
  3/17/2011HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Fred Crespo
  3/17/2011HouseChief Co-Sponsor Changed to Rep. Mike Bost
  3/17/2011HouseChief Co-Sponsor Changed to Rep. Fred Crespo
  3/23/2011HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Dwight Kay
  3/29/2011HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Brandon W. Phelps
  3/29/2011HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 112-000-000
  3/30/2011SenateArrive in Senate
  3/30/2011SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading March 31, 2011
  4/4/2011SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. Michael W. Frerichs
  4/7/2011SenateFirst Reading
  4/7/2011SenateReferred to Assignments
  4/27/2011SenateAssigned to Energy
  5/5/2011SenateDo Pass Energy; 010-000-000
  5/5/2011SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading May 6, 2011
  5/12/2011SenateSecond Reading
  5/12/2011SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 13, 2011
  5/17/2011SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Ira I. Silverstein
  5/17/2011SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Mattie Hunter
  5/17/2011SenateThird Reading - Passed; 057-000-000
  5/17/2011HousePassed Both Houses
  6/15/2011HouseSent to the Governor
  8/8/2011HouseGovernor Approved
  8/8/2011HouseEffective Date August 8, 2011
  8/8/2011HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 97-0265

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