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 Bill Status of SB2193  97th General Assembly


Short Description:  ENVIRONMENTAL JUSTICE ACT

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Toi W. Hutchinson - Jacqueline Y. Collins - Iris Y. Martinez, Michael W. Frerichs, Martin A. Sandoval, Annazette R. Collins, Heather A. Steans, Mattie Hunter, Dan Kotowski and Kwame Raoul

House Sponsors
(Rep. William Davis - Carol A. Sente - Camille Y. Lilly - Marlow H. Colvin - Cynthia Soto, Constance A. Howard, Robyn Gabel, Elizabeth Hernandez, Karen May, Kimberly du Buclet and Kelly M. Cassidy)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  8/16/2011SenatePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 97-0391

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act


Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Environmental Justice Act. Contains only a short title provision.

Senate Floor Amendment No. 2
Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Creates the Environmental Justice Act. Sets forth legislative findings. Establishes the Commission on Environmental Justice. Identifies the persons who are to serve on the Commission. Charges the Commission with advising State entities on environmental justice issues, reviewing and analyzing current State laws and policies, assessing the adequacy of those laws to address environmental justice issues, developing certain criteria, and recommending options to rectify environmental justice concerns. Requires the Environmental Protection Agency to provide the Commission with administrative support. Effective immediately.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/10/2011SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Toi W. Hutchinson
  2/10/2011SenateFirst Reading
  2/10/2011SenateReferred to Assignments
  3/2/2011SenateAssigned to Environment
  3/9/2011SenatePostponed - Environment
  3/9/2011SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Toi W. Hutchinson
  3/9/2011SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Assignments
  3/14/2011SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Assignments Refers to Environment
  3/17/2011SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Postponed - Environment
  3/17/2011SenateDo Pass Environment; 005-004-000
  3/17/2011SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading March 29, 2011
  3/17/2011SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Jacqueline Y. Collins
  3/18/2011SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Rule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments
  4/6/2011SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Michael W. Frerichs
  4/6/2011SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Toi W. Hutchinson
  4/6/2011SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Referred to Assignments
  4/7/2011SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Martin A. Sandoval
  4/7/2011SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Annazette R. Collins
  4/7/2011SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Iris Y. Martinez
  4/7/2011SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Assignments Refers to Environment
  4/8/2011SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Heather A. Steans
  4/11/2011SenateSecond Reading
  4/11/2011SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading April 12, 2011
  4/12/2011SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Mattie Hunter
  4/12/2011SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Dan Kotowski
  4/13/2011SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Recommend Do Adopt Environment; 008-000-000
  4/13/2011SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Kwame Raoul
  4/15/2011SenateRecalled to Second Reading
  4/15/2011SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Adopted; Hutchinson
  4/15/2011SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading
  4/15/2011SenateThird Reading - Passed; 050-007-000
  4/15/2011SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Tabled Pursuant to Rule 5-4(a)
  4/15/2011HouseArrived in House
  4/15/2011HousePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading
  4/15/2011HouseChief House Sponsor Rep. William Davis
  4/15/2011HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Carol A. Sente
  4/15/2011HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Camille Y. Lilly
  4/15/2011HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Marlow H. Colvin
  4/15/2011HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Cynthia Soto
  4/15/2011HouseFirst Reading
  4/15/2011HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  4/25/2011HouseAssigned to Health & Healthcare Disparities Committee
  5/5/2011HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Health & Healthcare Disparities Committee; 013-000-000
  5/5/2011HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  5/5/2011HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Constance A. Howard
  5/5/2011HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Robyn Gabel
  5/5/2011HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Elizabeth Hernandez
  5/10/2011HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  5/10/2011HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  5/11/2011HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Karen May
  5/20/2011HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 111-000-000
  5/20/2011SenatePassed Both Houses
  5/31/2011HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Kimberly du Buclet
  5/31/2011HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Kelly M. Cassidy
  6/17/2011SenateSent to the Governor
  8/16/2011SenateGovernor Approved
  8/16/2011SenateEffective Date August 16, 2011
  8/16/2011SenatePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 97-0391

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