Bill Status of HB2647 102nd General Assembly
Short Description: CLEAN JOBS WORKFORCE EQUITY
Rep. Kambium Buckner, Kelly M. Cassidy and Deb Conroy
| 3/27/2021||House||Rule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Clean Jobs, Workforce, and Contractor Equity Act. Creates the Equity and Empowerment in Clean Energy Advisory Board to administer the Clean Jobs Workforce Hubs Network Program, the Expanding Clean Energy Entrepreneurship and Contractor Incubator Network Program, the Returning Residents Clean Jobs Training Program, and the Illinois Clean Energy Black, Indigenous, and People of Color Primes Contractor Accelerator Programs. Establishes the Returning Residents Clean Jobs Training Program within the Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity to assist inmates in their rehabilitation through training that prepares them to successfully hold employment in the clean energy jobs sector upon their release from incarceration. Requires the Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity to create an Illinois Clean Energy Black, Indigenous, and People of Color Primes Contractor Accelerator Program. Creates the Illinois Clean Energy Jobs and Justice Fund Act to ensure access to financial products that allow Illinois residents and businesses to invest in clean energy. Creates the Community Energy, Climate, and Jobs Planning Act to aid local governments in developing a comprehensive approach to combining different energy, climate, and jobs programs and funding resources to achieve complementary impact. Creates the Energy Community Reinvestment Fund Act. Amends the State Finance Act to create the Energy Community Reinvestment Fund and the Illinois Clean Energy Jobs and Justice Fund. Amends the School Code. Sets forth provisions concerning a clean energy jobs curriculum. Amends the Public Utilities Act. Sets forth provisions concerning the Equitable Energy Upgrade Program. Amends the Environmental Protection Act. Sets forth provisions concerning the energy community reinvestment fee. Effective immediately.