Bill Status of HB3446  102nd General Assembly


Short Description:  UTILITIES-ENERGY EFFICIENCY

House Sponsors
Rep. Marcus C. Evans, Jr. - David A. Welter and Jay Hoffman

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  4/23/2021HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
20 ILCS 3855/1-20
20 ILCS 3855/1-75
30 ILCS 105/5.935 new
220 ILCS 5/16-108
220 ILCS 5/16-111.5


Synopsis As Introduced
Provides that the amendatory Act may be referred to as the Coal to Solar and Energy Storage Act. Amends the Illinois Power Agency Act, the State Finance Act, and the Public Utilities Act. Authorizes the procurement of renewable energy credits by electric utilities serving more than 300,000 retail customers as of January 1, 2019. Provides for the renewable energy credits to be related to new renewable energy resources installed at the site of electric generation that on January 1, 2019 burned coal as the primary fuel source. Provides for the Illinois Power Agency to manage the procurement of the credits. Establishes the requirements for eligibility for the credits. Requires the electric utilities to file a tariff for the billing and collection of a Coal to Solar and Energy Storage Initiative Charge on each kilowatthour of electricity delivered to its delivery services customers within its service territory at specified rates and to deposit a percentage of its collections in the Coal to Solar and Energy Storage Incentive and Plant Transition Fund. Establishes the Coal to Solar and Energy Storage Incentive and Plant Transition Fund as a special fund in the State treasury to provide transitional support funding to coal-fueled electric utilities participating in the utilization of the renewable energy credits. Effective immediately.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/19/2021HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Marcus C. Evans, Jr.
  2/22/2021HouseFirst Reading
  2/22/2021HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  3/3/2021HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. David A. Welter
  3/16/2021HouseAssigned to Public Utilities Committee
  3/22/2021HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Public Utilities Committee; 024-000-000
  4/8/2021HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  4/21/2021HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  4/21/2021HouseHeld on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Short Debate
  4/22/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jay Hoffman
  4/23/2021HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee