Bill Status of SB1621 102nd General Assembly
Short Description: NUCLEAR SAFETY-IMPACT FEES
Sen. Melinda Bush
| 4/16/2021||Senate||Rule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Illinois Nuclear Facility Safety Act. Provides that any municipality may establish and collect a nuclear storage impact fee from the entity that operated a nuclear facility within the boundaries of the municipality. Provides that the nuclear storage impact fee shall only be imposed on nuclear facilities that ceased generating electricity on or before the effective date of this amendatory Act. Provides that the fee shall be charged to the entity that operated a nuclear facility within the boundaries of the municipality immediately before the nuclear facility ceased to generate electricity. Provides that the nuclear storage impact fee can only be applied prospectively. Provides that in any calendar year, the nuclear storage impact fee shall not exceed 25% of the average annual amount of property taxes paid to the municipality by the entity that operated the nuclear facility during the last 5 years that the nuclear facility was operational. Provides that the municipality shall conduct a public hearing before imposing the nuclear storage impact fees. Provides that the revenue collected from the fees shall be used to offset property taxes for owners of property within the boundaries of the municipality. Provides that no sale, assignment, lease, or decommissioning agreement that was executed after a nuclear facility ceased generating electricity and before the effective date of this amendatory Act shall assign or transfer the obligation to pay any nuclear storage impact fee imposed.