92nd General Assembly
Summary of HB2571
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CLEAN AIR & COAL DEVELPMNT ACT                                             

Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
        Creates the Clean Air and Coal Development Act.  Contains a short      
   title only.                                                                 
        HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1.                                                 
          Adds reference to:                                                   
          20 ILCS 1105/8                  from Ch. 96 1/2, par. 7408           
          20 ILCS 1110/2                  from Ch. 96 1/2, par. 4102           
          30 ILCS 330/2                   from Ch. 127, par. 652               
          30 ILCS 330/7                   from Ch. 127, par. 657               
          30 ILCS 330/13                  from Ch. 127, par. 663               
        Deletes  everything.   Creates  the  Illinois  Coal  Mining   and      
   Electric  Generation  Act.  Provides that the purpose of the Act is to      
   encourage increased electric generation capacity to  meet  the  future      
   needs  for  electricity in Illinois by providing partial financing for      
   the construction of new electric generating facilities that are  sited      
   adjacent  to  coal  mines  and  burn Illinois coal.  Amends the Energy      
   Conservation and Coal Development Act.   Provides  that  the  Illinois      
   Coal Development Board must provide advice and make recommendations to      
   the  Department of Commerce and Community Affairs concerning new power      
   generation.  Amends the Illinois Coal and Energy Development Bond  Act      
   to  provide  that,  as  used  in  the  Act, "coal" or "coal resources"      
   includes the generation of electricity.  Amends the General Obligation      
   Bond Act.  Increases the State's bond authorization  by  $500,000,000,      
   making  a  commensurate increase in the provisions concerning coal and      
   energy development.  Provides that the $500,000,000  authorization  is      
   for  the  specific  purpose  of  partially  financing new coal burning      
   electric generating facility projects using Illinois  coal  and  sited      
   adjacent  to  an  Illinois coal mine.  Provides that proceeds from the      
   sale of bonds for the purpose of development of coal  and  alternative      
   forms of energy shall include funding for the use and operation of new      
   electric  generating plants and industrial facilities.  Effective July      
   1, 2001.                                                                    
Last action on Bill: SESSION SINE DIE

   Last action date: JAN-07-2003

           Location: House

 Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE -   1     SENATE -   0


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