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 Bill Status of HB5854  9th General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Mike Fortner - Thomas Morrison - Mike Bost - Paul Evans - David Harris and Brad E. Halbrook

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/8/2013HouseSession Sine Die

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 construction shall commence on any new commercial scale nuclear power plants (rather than new nuclear power plants) that are to be located in the State, and no certificate of public convenience and necessity or other authorization shall be issued therefor by the Commission unless the Director of the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency finds that the United States Government, through its authorized agency, 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. Provides that the Illinois Commerce Commission may issue a certificate of public convenience and necessity and provide any other authorizations necessary to allow operating nuclear power plants to install pilot-scale projects and technologies. Effective immediately.

DateChamber Action
  2/16/2012HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Mike Fortner
  2/16/2012HouseFirst Reading
  2/16/2012HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/24/2012HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Thomas Morrison
  2/24/2012HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Mike Bost
  2/24/2012HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Paul Evans
  2/24/2012HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. David Harris
  5/10/2012HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Brad E. Halbrook
  1/8/2013HouseSession Sine Die

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