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 Bill Status of HB0931  94th General Assembly

Short Description:  EPA-ALTERNATE FUELS

House Sponsors
Rep. Brandon W. Phelps - John E. Bradley - Daniel V. Beiser - Robert F. Flider - Lou Lang, Karen A. Yarbrough, Sara Feigenholtz, Lisa M. Dugan, Careen M Gordon, Naomi D. Jakobsson, Mike Boland and Dan Reitz

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. Deanna Demuzio, James F. Clayborne, Jr., Debbie DeFrancesco Halvorson, Jacqueline Y. Collins, Ira I. Silverstein, Arthur J. Wilhelmi, Edward D. Maloney, M. Maggie Crotty, Gary Forby and Don Harmon)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  6/20/2005HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 94-0062

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
415 ILCS 120/10
415 ILCS 120/30
415 ILCS 120/31

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Alternate Fuels Act. Provides that beginning July 1, 2005, owners of vehicles using domestic renewable fuel are eligible to apply for a fuel cost differential rebate. Provides that biodiesel blended fuel facilities may be included in the Alternate Fuel Infrastructure Program administered by the Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity. Provides that "alternate fuel" includes, among other fuels, "80% bio-based methanol" (instead of "bio-based methanol"), fuels that are 80% (instead of 70%) derived from biomass, and hydrogen fuel. Provides that "domestic renewable fuel" includes, among other fuels, "80% bio-based methanol" (instead of "bio-based methanol") and 20% biodiesel fuel (instead of "fuels derived from bio mass"). Makes other changes. Effective immediately.

 Fiscal Note (Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity)
 House Bill 931 proposes to expand the grantees eligible for the existing rebate and Alternative Fuel Infrastructure programs at the Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity. These expanded programs will be operated through existing appropriations received from the Alternate Fuels Fund.

DateChamber Action
  2/2/2005HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Brandon W. Phelps
  2/3/2005HouseFirst Reading
  2/3/2005HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/8/2005HouseAssigned to Environment & Energy Committee
  2/16/2005HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. John E. Bradley
  2/16/2005HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Daniel V. Beiser
  2/16/2005HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Robert F. Flider
  2/23/2005HouseChief Co-Sponsor Rep. Lou Lang
  3/1/2005HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Karen A. Yarbrough
  3/2/2005HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Environment & Energy Committee; 021-000-000
  3/3/2005HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  3/3/2005HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Sara Feigenholtz
  3/8/2005HouseFiscal Note Requested by Rep. Gary Hannig
  3/10/2005HouseFiscal Note Filed
  3/15/2005HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  3/15/2005HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  4/5/2005HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Lisa M. Dugan
  4/5/2005HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Careen M Gordon
  4/12/2005HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Naomi D. Jakobsson
  4/15/2005HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Mike Boland
  4/15/2005HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Dan Reitz
  4/15/2005HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 106-000-000
  4/19/2005SenateArrive in Senate
  4/19/2005SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading April 20, 2005
  4/20/2005SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. Deanna Demuzio
  4/21/2005SenateFirst Reading
  4/21/2005SenateReferred to Rules
  4/21/2005SenateAssigned to Environment & Energy
  5/4/2005SenateDo Pass Environment & Energy; 010-000-000
  5/4/2005SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading May 5, 2005
  5/11/2005SenateSecond Reading
  5/11/2005SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 12, 2005
  5/18/2005SenateThird Reading - Passed; 057-000-000
  5/18/2005HousePassed Both Houses
  5/28/2005SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. James F. Clayborne, Jr.
  5/28/2005SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Debbie DeFrancesco Halvorson
  5/28/2005SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Jacqueline Y. Collins
  5/28/2005SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Ira I. Silverstein
  5/29/2005SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Arthur J. Wilhelmi
  5/29/2005SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Edward D. Maloney
  5/29/2005SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. M. Maggie Crotty
  5/30/2005SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Gary Forby
  5/30/2005SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Don Harmon
  6/16/2005HouseSent to the Governor
  6/20/2005HouseGovernor Approved
  6/20/2005HouseEffective Date June 20, 2005
  6/20/2005HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 94-0062

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