IL HB2802 | 2023-2024 | 103rd General Assembly

Status

Spectrum: Bipartisan Bill
Status: Introduced on February 16 2023 - 25% progression
Action: 2023-03-10 - Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Dave Severin
Pending: House Rules Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]

Summary

Amends the Public Utilities Act. Deletes language that provides that no construction shall commence on any new nuclear power plant to be located within the State, and no certificate of public convenience and necessity or other authorization shall be issued therefor by the Illinois Commerce Commission, until the Director of the Environmental Protection Agency finds that the United States Government has identified and approved a demonstrable technology or means for the disposal of high level nuclear waste, or until such construction has been specifically approved by a statute enacted by the General Assembly. Provides that the Commission shall only issue a certificate of public convenience and necessity to a public utility operating or located within the State or to a company with a fossil fuel-based power generator. Provides that the Commission shall adopt rules concerning the granting of certificates of public convenience and necessity for the construction, purchase, or lease of small modular nuclear reactors. Provides requirements for the Commission to follow when adopting rules for the granting of certificates of public convenience and necessity for small modular nuclear reactors. Provides that the Commission may adopt emergency rules for the granting of certificates of public convenience and necessity for small modular nuclear reactors.

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Title

UTILITY-MODULAR NUCLEAR REACT

Sponsors


History

DateChamberAction
2023-03-10HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Dave Severin
2023-03-10HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
2023-02-23HouseAssigned to Public Utilities Committee
2023-02-16HouseReferred to Rules Committee
2023-02-16HouseFirst Reading
2023-02-16HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Lance Yednock

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
22058-406Amended CodeCitation Text
22058-406.3New CodeSee Bill Text

Illinois State Sources


Bill Comments

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