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 Bill Status of HB3597  103rd General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Daniel Didech - Dave Vella - Michael T. Marron and Kam Buckner

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  3/27/2023HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
415 ILCS 5/9.19 new

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Environmental Protection Act. Requires the Environmental Protection Agency to establish a voucher program to promote the use of electric vehicles by offering, subject to appropriation, a voucher in specified amounts per electric vehicle purchased or leased. Requires vouchers to be (1) made available for electric vehicles that are registered in Illinois or recognized under the International Registration Plan, (2) issued only to applicants who have a primary residence in Illinois, and (3) made available for direct purchases, purchases through third-party bulk orders, and leasing of electric vehicles. Provides that an applicant shall submit a proof of purchase, lease, or other binding contract regarding the electric vehicle in order to be awarded the voucher. Contains other requirements. Defines "electric vehicle". Contains other provisions.

DateChamber Action
  2/17/2023HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Daniel Didech
  2/17/2023HouseFirst Reading
  2/17/2023HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/22/2023HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Dave Vella
  2/23/2023HouseAssigned to Energy & Environment Committee
  3/7/2023HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Michael T. Marron
  3/7/2023HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Energy & Environment Committee; 018-009-000
  3/8/2023HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  3/8/2023HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Kam Buckner
  3/22/2023HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  3/22/2023HouseHeld on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Short Debate
  3/27/2023HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

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