SB 1916


IFRA Position: Monitor

Short Description:  UTIL-MORATORIUM CO2 PIPE

Senate Sponsors

Sen. Steve McClure

Synopsis As Introduced

     Creates the Safety Moratorium on Carbon Dioxide Pipelines Act. Provides that no certificate of authority for the construction and operation of a pipeline intended for transportation of carbon dioxide shall be issued by the Illinois Commerce Commission before the federal Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) has adopted its revised federal safety standards for transportation of carbon dioxide. Provides that any application for a certificate of authority to construct and operate a pipeline intended for transportation of carbon dioxide currently pending before the Commission shall be held in abeyance, without prejudice, until the completion of PHMSA's rulemaking and the issuance of its new safety standards for carbon dioxide pipelines or the expiration of the temporary moratorium. Provides that the temporary moratorium will expire 2 years after the Act becomes effective or upon the adoption of PHMSA's new safety standards for carbon dioxide pipelines, whichever happens first. Effective immediately.

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