Illinois Renewable Energy Policy


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Bills

2016, 99th Legislative Session

 

Renewable Resource Procurement (Clean Jobs Bill)

Legislation

ISEA  Position 

 Chief Sponsor  Title
HB2607SupportElaine Nekritz Renewable Resource Procurement (Clean Jobs Bill)
SB1485SupportDon HarmonRenewable Resource Procurement (Clean Jobs Bill)
SB3383SupportPatricia Van PeltClean Jobs Fund
HB5971SupportMarcus C. Evans, JrClean Jobs Fund


2016 Senate Calendar


2016 House Calendar



House Energy Committee:

Chairperson :

Linda Chapa LaVia

D

Vice-Chairperson :

Michelle Mussman

D

Republican Spokesperson :

C.D. Davidsmeyer

R

Member:

John D. Anthony

R

Member:

Peter Breen

R

Member:

Mike Fortner

R

Member:

Will Guzzardi

D

Member:

Eddie Lee Jackson, Sr.

D

Member:

Bill Mitchell

R

Member:

Andre M. Thapedi

D

Member:

Pamela Reaves-Harris

 D 


House Environment Comittee 

Chairperson : Patrick J. Verschoore D
Vice-Chairperson : Carol A. Sente D
Republican Spokesperson : Michael W. Tryon R
Member: Carol Ammons D
Member: Daniel V. Beiser D
Member: Tim Butler R
Member: Laura Fine D
Member: Robyn Gabel D
Member: Will Guzzardi D
Member: Emily McAsey D
Member: Margo McDermed R
Member: Charles E. Meier R
Member: Bill Mitchell R
Member: Anna Moeller D
Member: Thomas Morrison R
Member: Brandon W. Phelps D
Member: Reginald Phillips  R 



Renewable Energy and Sustainability Committee

Chairperson :

Ann Williams

D

Vice-Chairperson :

Emily McAsey

D

Republican Spokesperson :

Thomas Morrison

R

Member:

Steven Andersson

R

Member:

Thomas Bennett

R

Member:

Kelly M. Cassidy

D

Member:

Mike Fortner

R

Member:

Robyn Gabel

D

Member:

Will Guzzardi

D

Member:

David Harris

 R 

Member:Robert F. MartwickD
Member:Christian L. Mitchell
Member:Anna Moeller
Member: Ron Sandack
Member:Michael W. Tryon
Member:Litesa E. Wallace
Member:Christine Winger
Member:Sam Yingling


Past Legislation:


Municipal Renewable Energy Ordinances

 

Model Solar Ordinance 
Created by Center for Climate Change Law at Columbia Law School, August 1, 2011

Model Wind Ordinance 
Created by Center for Climate Change Law at Columbia Law School, January 20, 2011

City of Naperville Small Wind and Solar Renewable Energy Ordinance   Passed 12/21/10


Village of Montgomery Wind Ordinance


Edwardsville Solar & Wind Ordinance

Senate Energy and Public Utilities Committee
Chairperson :

Mattie Hunter

D

Vice
Chairperson :

Iris Y. Martinez

D

Member:

James F. Clayborne, Jr.

D

Member:

Thomas Cullerton

D

Member:

Gary Forby

D

Member:

Kimberly A. Lightford

D

Member:

Terry Link

D

Member:

John G. Mulroe

D

Member:

Antonio Muñoz

D

Member:

Michael Noland

D

Member:

Kwame Raoul

D

Member:

Martin A. Sandoval

D

Member:

Donne E. Trotter

D

Member:

Patricia Van Pelt

D

Minority Spokesperson:

Sue Rezin

R

Member:

Neil Anderson

R

Member:

William E. Brady

 

Member:

Karen McConnaughay

R

Member:

Matt Murphy

R

Member:

Chris Nybo

R

Member:

Dave Syverson

R
                        

Senate Environment and Conservation Committee
Chairperson :

David Koehler

D

Vice
Chairperson :

Heather A. Steans

D

Member:

Dale A. Righter

R

Member:

Wm. Sam McCann

R

Member:

Tim Bivins

R

Minority Spokesperson:

 Kyle McCarter

R

Member:

John M. Sullivan

D

Member:

Julie A. Morrison

D

Member:

Pat McGuire

D

Member:

Linda Holmes

D

Member:

Melinda Bush

D

Member:

Scott M. Bennett

D



Additional Resources


Illinois General Assembly - Read legislation, find bill sponsors and status of bill

Illinois Board of Elections - Learn who your legislators are.

Environmental Law & Policy Center - The Midwest’s  public interest environmental legal advocacy and eco-business innovation organization.

The Vote Solar Initiative - Learn about state policies and initiatives, including lobby days.

Illinois Environmental Council - Stay informed on environmental legislation with IEC's bill tracker and
legislative updates.

Sierra Club Illinois - Follow Sierra Clubs environmental legislative goals and activities

Wind on the Wires (FKA Illinois Wind Energy Association) - Dedicated to expanding wind power in Illinois

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