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 Bill Status of SB1781  102nd General Assembly


Short Description:  RENEWABLE ENERGY-VARIOUS

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Bill Cunningham - Iris Y. Martinez - Melinda Bush, Ann Gillespie, Michael E. Hastings, Mattie Hunter, Scott M. Bennett, Pat McGuire, Julie A. Morrison, Sara Feigenholtz, Antonio Muñoz, Thomas Cullerton and Heather A. Steans

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

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
5 ILCS 100/5-45from Ch. 127, par. 1005-45
20 ILCS 655/5.5from Ch. 67 1/2, par. 609.1
20 ILCS 3855/1-10
20 ILCS 3855/1-56
20 ILCS 3855/1-75
220 ILCS 5/16-107.5
220 ILCS 5/16-107.6
220 ILCS 5/16-107.7 new
220 ILCS 5/16-108
220 ILCS 5/16-111.5


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Illinois Enterprise Zone Act. Provides that a business that intends to establish a new utility-scale solar power facility may apply for a high impact business designation. Amends the Illinois Power Agency Act. Increases the long-term renewable procurement plan goals after the 2025 delivery year. Requires the long-term renewable procurement plan to include the procurement of new renewable energy credits. Provides that the Adjustable Block program shall be designed to be continuously open. Authorizes utilities to recover certain costs related to the Adjustable Block program. Excludes certain costs from a limitation on the costs of the Adjustable Block program. Makes other changes concerning the Adjustable Block program. Amends the Public Utilities Act. Requires the Illinois Commerce Commission to open a proceeding to update the interconnection standards and applicable utility tariffs. Requires the Commission to revise certain standards for interconnection based on specified criteria. Establishes an interconnection working group. Makes changes to provisions concerning net metering and the distributed generation rebate. Requires the Commission, in consultation with the Illinois Power Agency, to study and produce a report analyzing the potential for and barriers to the implementation of energy storage in Illinois. Requires the Agency to include a plan to procure energy from energy storage resources as part of its procurement plan for 2021. Extends a provision concerning a review, reconciliation, and true-up associated with renewable energy resources' collections and costs. Makes other changes. Amends the Illinois Administrative Procedure Act to authorize emergency rulemaking. Effective immediately.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/15/2019SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Bill Cunningham
  2/15/2019SenateFirst Reading
  2/15/2019SenateReferred to Assignments
  2/27/2019SenateAssigned to Energy and Public Utilities
  3/12/2019SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Bill Cunningham
  3/12/2019SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Assignments
  3/13/2019SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Assignments Refers to Energy and Public Utilities
  3/21/2019SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Ann Gillespie
  3/21/2019SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Postponed - Energy and Public Utilities
  3/21/2019SenatePostponed - Energy and Public Utilities
  3/22/2019SenateRule 2-10 Committee Deadline Established As March 28, 2019
  3/28/2019SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Michael E. Hastings
  3/28/2019SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Mattie Hunter
  3/28/2019SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Rule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments
  3/28/2019SenateRule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments
  4/16/2019SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Scott M. Bennett
  9/6/2019SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Pat McGuire
  1/29/2020SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Julie A. Morrison
  2/4/2020SenateRe-assigned to Energy and Public Utilities
  2/4/2020SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Re-assigned to Energy and Public Utilities
  2/26/2020SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Iris Y. Martinez
  2/26/2020SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Sara Feigenholtz
  2/26/2020SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Antonio Muñoz
  2/27/2020SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Thomas Cullerton
  2/27/2020SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Heather A. Steans
  4/12/2020SenatePursuant to Senate Rule 3-9(b) / Referred to Assignments
  4/12/2020SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Pursuant to Senate Rule 3-9(b) / Referred to Assignments
  12/1/2020SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Melinda Bush
  1/13/2021SenateSession Sine Die

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