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 Bill Status of SB2147  93rd General Assembly


Short Description:  FIRE SAFETY-STAIRWELL EGRESS

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Ira I. Silverstein - Mattie Hunter - Jacqueline Y. Collins - Antonio Munoz and Martin A. Sandoval

House Sponsors
(Rep. James H. Meyer )

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/11/2005SenateSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
425 ILCS 55/1.5 new


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Public Building Egress Act. Provides that every stairwell door on every fifth floor of any public building having a height in excess of 80 feet shall remain unlocked at all times. Limits the concurrent exercise of home rule powers.

Senate Floor Amendment No. 1
Deletes everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Public Building Egress Act. Provides that stairwell enclosures in buildings greater than 4 stories shall comply with one of the following requirements: (1) no stairwell enclosure door shall be locked at any time; or (2) stairwell enclosure doors that are locked shall be equipped with an electronic lock release system that is activated upon loss of power. Provides that stairwell enclosure doors at the main egress level of the building shall remain unlocked from the stairwell enclosure side at all times. Provides that building owners who lock stairwell enclosure doors shall comply with specific requirements during the time necessary to install a lock release system and two-way communication system. Denies home rule powers of any home rule unit other than a home rule municipality having a population of 1,000,000 or more inhabitants.

Senate Floor Amendment No. 2
Provides that the limitation on home rule powers applies to all home rule units (instead of all home rule units other than municipalities having a population of 1,000,000 or more inhabitants).

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  1/14/2004SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Ira I. Silverstein
  1/14/2004SenateFirst Reading
  1/14/2004SenateReferred to Rules
  1/29/2004SenateAssigned to Executive
  2/4/2004SenateDo Pass Executive; 012-000-000
  2/4/2004SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading February 5, 2004
  2/10/2004SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Mattie Hunter
  2/19/2004SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Ira I. Silverstein
  2/19/2004SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules
  2/20/2004SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Jacqueline Y. Collins
  3/2/2004SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Antonio Munoz
  3/23/2004SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Executive
  3/23/2004SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Martin A. Sandoval
  3/24/2004SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Be Adopted Executive; 011-000-000
  3/24/2004SenateSecond Reading
  3/24/2004SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Adopted; Silverstein
  3/24/2004SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading March 25, 2004
  3/24/2004SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Ira I. Silverstein
  3/24/2004SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Referred to Rules
  3/26/2004SenateThird Reading Deadline Extended - Rule 2-10(e), January 11, 2005.
  3/30/2004SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Rules Refers to Executive
  3/31/2004SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Be Adopted Executive; 013-000-000
  3/31/2004SenateRecalled to Second Reading
  3/31/2004SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Adopted; Silverstein
  3/31/2004SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading
  3/31/2004SenateThird Reading - Passed; 056-000-000
  4/1/2004HouseArrived in House
  4/1/2004HousePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading
  4/1/2004HouseChief House Sponsor Rep. James H. Meyer
  4/1/2004HouseFirst Reading
  4/1/2004HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  1/11/2005SenateSession Sine Die

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