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 Bill Status of HB2459  103rd General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Martin J. Moylan and Kam Buckner

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  5/19/2023HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
415 ILCS 5/9.19 new

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Environmental Protection Act. Requires the Environmental Protection Agency to establish a fleet electrification voucher program to promote the use of electric school buses, electric Class 7 trucks, and electric Class 8 trucks by fleet owners by offering a voucher of $200,000 per electric school bus, electric Class 7 truck, or electric Class 8 truck purchased or leased for a fleet by the fleet's owner or operator. Provides that an applicant shall submit a proof of purchase, lease, or other binding contract regarding the electric school bus, electric Class 7 truck, or electric Class 8 truck in order to be awarded the voucher. Provides that, upon approval of the initial application, an applicant must scrap a diesel school bus, diesel Class 7 truck, or diesel Class 8 truck from the applicant's existing fleet. Requires an applicant who is awarded a voucher to agree to participate in annual surveys on specified metrics. Contains other program requirements. Defines "Class 7 truck" and "Class 8 truck".

DateChamber Action
  2/15/2023HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Martin J. Moylan
  2/15/2023HouseFirst Reading
  2/15/2023HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/28/2023HouseAssigned to Appropriations-General Services Committee
  3/8/2023HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Kam Buckner
  3/10/2023HouseCommittee/3rd Reading Deadline Extended-Rule May 19, 2023
  5/19/2023HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

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