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 Bill Status of SB1867  103rd General Assembly

Short Description:  LET'S START WITH YOU ACT

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Chapin Rose

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  3/10/2023SenateRule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act

Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the If This Is Such A Good Idea, Let's Start With You Act. Provides that the following actions must be completed no later than June 30, 2024: (1) the City of Chicago must convert Millennium Park into a solar energy park by building solar energy facilities on all open space and by mounting solar energy facilities on structures, except that no solar energy facility is required on Cloud Gate; (2) the City of Chicago must mount one wind energy turbine on Cloud Gate (The Bean exhibit) in Millennium Park; and (3) the City of Chicago and the Chicago Park District must place multiple wind energy facilities in each public park operated by the City or Park District. Also requires each forest preserve district in Cook County to place multiple wind energy facilities in each forest preserve operated by the forest preserve district. Requires reports to the General Assembly on the progress of complying with the requirements and the benefits that the wind and solar energy requirements have conferred upon the City of Chicago and Cook County. Limits concurrent exercise of home rule powers. Defines terms. Effective immediately.

DateChamber Action
  2/9/2023SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Chapin Rose
  2/9/2023SenateFirst Reading
  2/9/2023SenateReferred to Assignments
  2/21/2023SenateAssigned to Executive
  2/23/2023SenateTo Executive Subcommittee on Special Issues
  3/10/2023SenateRule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments

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