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State of Illinois – Public Act 102-0662 : Clean and Equitable Jobs Act | Rep. Marcus C. Evans, Jr. (IL)
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Committee of Jurisdiction: Labor and Workforce Development (LWD)


Creates the Energy Transition Act. Includes provisions regarding: Regional Administrators; the Clean Jobs Workforce Network Program; the Clean Jobs Curriculum; the Energy Transition Barrier Reduction Program; Energy Transition Navigators; the Illinois Climate Works Pre-apprenticeship Program; the Clean Energy Contractor Incubator Program; the Returning Residents Clean Jobs Training Program; the Clean Energy Primes Contractor Accelerator Program; the Jobs and Environmental Justice Grant Program; and the Energy Workforce Advisory Council.

The Clean and Equitable Jobs Act outlines the plan for Illinois to move to clean energy and create sustainable job force in an equitable with an emphasis on communities that have been constantly overlooked when it comes to renewable energy. The energy sector is booming industry and black contractors and workers should not be overlooked.

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NBCSL Member Sponsor(s):
  • Rep. Marcus C. Evans, Jr. (IL)

Summary: State of Illinois - Public Act 102-0662: Clean and Equitable Jobs Act
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