Bill Status of HB5054  103rd General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Lawrence "Larry" Walsh, Jr.

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  4/5/2024HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
20 ILCS 3855/1-75
65 ILCS 5/11-13-26
505 ILCS 147/1
505 ILCS 147/5
505 ILCS 147/10
505 ILCS 147/15

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Renewable Energy Facilities Agricultural Impact Mitigation Act. Changes the short title of the Act to the Agricultural Impact Mitigation Act. Makes conforming changes in the Illinois Power Agency Act and the Illinois Municipal Code. Makes the Agricultural Impact Mitigation Act's agricultural impact mitigation agreement provisions applicable to commercial wind energy facilities, battery energy storage systems, pipelines, and electric lines. Describes information to be included in the agricultural impact mitigation agreements. Requires each construction or destruction project to undergo inspection by an agricultural inspector. Authorizes the Department of Agriculture to temporarily halt construction, deconstruction, or other activities on a project upon its finding of noncompliance with the provisions of an agricultural impact mitigation agreement. Defines terms.

DateChamber Action
  2/7/2024HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Lawrence "Larry" Walsh, Jr.
  2/8/2024HouseFirst Reading
  2/8/2024HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/28/2024HouseAssigned to Energy & Environment Committee
  4/5/2024HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee