92nd General Assembly
Summary of SB0890
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ALTERNATE FUELS FUND-USER FEES                                             

Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
        Amends the Motor Fuel Tax Law.  Provides that, beginning on  July      
   1,  2001,  no  tax  shall  be  imposed on alternate fuel used in motor      
   vehicles operating  on  the  public  highways  and  recreational  type      
   watercraft  operating  on  the  waters  of  this State. Provides for a      
   transfer of funds from the General Revenue Fund into  the  Motor  Fuel      
   Tax Fund.  Amends the Alternate Fuels Act.  Creates the Alternate Fuel      
   Infrastructure   Advisory   Board.   Provides  that  the  Board  shall      
   determine criteria and procedures to be followed  in  awarding  grants      
   and   review   applications   for  grants  under  the  Alternate  Fuel      
   Infrastructure Program.  Provides that  the  Environmental  Protection      
   Agency  shall  establish  the Alternate Fuel Infrastructure Program, a      
   grant program to provide  funding  for  the  building  of  E85  blend,      
   propane,  and  compressed  natural  gas (CNG) fueling facilities to be      
   built within  a  specified  area.   Provides  that  the  Environmental      
   Protection Agency shall administer, in cooperation with the Department      
   of  Commerce  and Community Affairs and Chicago Area Clean Cities, the      
   Clean Fuel Education Program, the purpose of which is to educate fleet      
   administrators and Illinois' citizens  about  the  benefits  of  using      
   alternate  fuels.  Extends  the  rebate  program  and the ethanol fuel      
   research program. Eliminates the user fees collected under the Act and      
   provides that, beginning on July 1, 2001, specified amounts  shall  be      
   transferred  from  the  General  Revenue Fund into the Alternate Fuels      
   Fund to fund the  programs  administered  under  the  Act.   Effective      
Last action on Bill: SESSION SINE DIE

   Last action date: JAN-07-2003

           Location: Senate

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


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