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Title:Illinois Hydrogen Economy Task Force
Meeting Information:

The Task Force shall meet at least quartley to fulfill its duties under the Act.

Contact Comments:
Function:
The Task Force shall have the following duties:
(1) establish a plan to create, support, develop, or partner with a Hydrogen Hub in this State, and determine how to maximize federal financial incentives to support Hub development;
(2) identify opportunities to integrate hydrogen in
 the transportation, energy, industrial, agricultural, and other sectors;
(3) identify barriers to the widespread development of
 hydrogen, including within environmental justice  communities; and
(4) recommend government policies to catalyze the deployment of hydrogen in the State economy.
Senate Confirmation:No
Qualifications:
Compensation:N/A
Composition:
 (1) one member of the Senate, appointed by the
President of the Senate;
(2) one member of the Senate, appointed by the Minority Leader of the Senate;
 (3) one member of the House of Representatives, appointed by the Speaker of the House of Representatives;
(4) one member of the House of Representatives, appointed by the Minority Leader of the House of Representatives;
(5) one member representing the Governor's Office of Management and Budget, appointed by the Governor;
(6) one member representing a statewide labor organization, appointed by the Governor;
(7) one member representing a national laboratory that
researches alternate fuels, energy, and environmental
impacts, appointed by the Governor;
(8) one member from the Office of Energy, appointed by
the Director of the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency;
(9) one member representing local economic development interests, appointed by the Director of Commerce and Economic Opportunity;
(10) one member representing a trade association,
appointed by the Director of Commerce and Economic
Opportunity;
(11) one representative of a manufacturing association, appointed by the Director of Commerce and Economic Opportunity;
(12) one representative of a community-based
organization that supports environmental justice communities, appointed by the Director of Commerce and Economic Opportunity;
(13) one member representing the University of Illinois Institute for Sustainability, Energy, and Environment, appointed by the President of the University of Illinois System;
(14) the Director of the Illinois Power Agency or his
or her designee;
 (15) the Chairman of the Illinois Commerce Commission or his or her designee;
 (16) the Director of Commerce and Economic Opportunity or his or her designee;
 (17) the Director of Natural Resources or his or her
designee;
 (18) the Secretary of Transportation or his or her designee;
(19) the Director of Agriculture or his or her
designee;
(20) the Chair of the Illinois Community College Board or his or her designee;
(21) one member with knowledge of public safety,
 appointed by the State Fire Marshal;
 (22) one member representing a non-profit energy
 research organization, appointed by the Governor;
 (23) one representative of a trade association
representing the investor-owned electric and natural gas
utilities and power generation companies in the State of
Illinois, appointed by the Speaker of the House; and
(24) one representative of a trade association
representing wind and solar electric generators, renewable transmission companies, and storage companies, appointed by the President of the Senate.
Authority:Public Act 102-1086

 Member Names

Name (Last, First)Term ExpiresMember SinceAffiliationAppointed ByPositionTitleCounty
VacantSenate PresidentMemberMember of the Senate
VacantMinority Leader of the SenateMemberMember of the Senate
VacantSpreaker of the House of RepresentativesMemberMember of the House Representaitves
VacantMinority Leader of the House of RepresentativesMemberMember of the House of Representatives
VacantGovernorMemberMember representing the Governor's Office of Management and Budget
Vacant GovernorMemberMember representing a statewide labor organization
VacantGovernorMemberMember representing a national laboratory that researches alternate fuels, energy, and environmental impacts
VacantDirector of the Illinois Environmental Protection AgencyMemberMember from the Office of Energy
VacantDirector of Commerce and Economic OpportunityMemberMember representing local economic development interest
VacantDirector of Commerce and Economic OpportunityMemberMember representing a trade association
VacantDirector of Commerce and Economic OpportunityMemberRepresentative of a manufacturing association
VacantDirector of Commerce and Economic OpportunityMemberrepresentative of a community-based organization that supports environmental justice communities
VacantPresident of the University of Illinois SystemMemberMember representing the University of Illinois Institute for Sustainability, Energy, and Environmen
VacantStatuteMemberDirector of the Illinois Power Agency or his or her designee
VacantStatuteMemberChairman of the Illinois Commerce Commission or his or her designee
VacantStatuteMemberDirector of Commerce and Economic Opportunity or his or her designee
VacantStatuteMemberDirector of Natural Resources or his or her designee
VacantStatuteMemberSecretary of Transportation or his or her designee
VacantStatuteMemberDirector of Agriculture or his or her designee
VacantStatuteMemberChair of the Illinois Community College Board or his or her designee
VacantState Fire MarshallMemberMember with knowledge of public safety
VacantGovernorMemberMember representing a non-profit energy research organization
VacantSpeaker of the HouseMemberRepresentative of a trade association representing the investor-owned electric and natural gasutilities and power generation companies in the State of Illinois
VacantSenate PresidentMemberRepresentative of a trade association representing wind and solar electric generators, renewable transmission companies, and storage companies