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 Bill Status of SB1296  101st General Assembly


Senate Sponsors
Sen. Melinda Bush - Heather A. Steans and Laura Fine

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/13/2021SenateSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
50 ILCS 50/5
50 ILCS 50/20
50 ILCS 50/25
50 ILCS 50/45 new
50 ILCS 50/50 new
50 ILCS 50/55 new

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Property Assessed Clean Energy Act. Makes changes adding residential property to the scope of the Act. Modifies the requirements of a report needed to establish a PACE area and requirements before entering into an assessment contract. For program administrators and contracts that finance residential properties of 4 or fewer units: provides for contractor oversight and training for residential properties inside PACE areas; prohibits specified soliciting, advertising, and direct or indirect cash payments or other things of value to property owners; requires a local unit of government and third-party program administrators to develop a disclosure form for homeowners and a right to cancel within 3 business days assessment contracts; and requires an oral confirmation call to property owners with specified minimum requirements for the call. Effective immediately.

Senate Committee Amendment No. 1
Provides that replacing lead pipes is an example of water use improvement. Provides that the local unit of government shall verify that the estimated economic benefit expected from the energy project during the financing period is equal to or greater than the cost of the project on residential real property before entering into an assessment contract with a record owner under a program.

DateChamber Action
  2/7/2019SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Melinda Bush
  2/7/2019SenateFirst Reading
  2/7/2019SenateReferred to Assignments
  2/13/2019SenateAssigned to Revenue
  2/20/2019SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Heather A. Steans
  2/20/2019SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Laura Fine
  2/21/2019SenatePostponed - Revenue
  3/6/2019SenatePostponed - Revenue
  3/15/2019SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Melinda Bush
  3/15/2019SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Assignments
  3/19/2019SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Assignments Refers to Revenue
  3/19/2019SenateWaive Posting Notice
  3/20/2019SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted
  3/20/2019SenateDo Pass as Amended Revenue; 007-000-000
  3/20/2019SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading March 21, 2019
  4/9/2019SenateSecond Reading
  4/9/2019SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading April 10, 2019
  4/12/2019SenateRule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments
  1/13/2021SenateSession Sine Die

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