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 Bill Status of HB2495  99th General Assembly


Short Description:  SOLID WASTE MGMT-COMPOSTABLES

House Sponsors
Rep. Sam Yingling - Ann M. Williams

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. Julie A. Morrison - Melinda Bush)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  8/7/2015HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 99-0306

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
415 ILCS 20/6afrom Ch. 111 1/2, par. 7056a


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Illinois Solid Waste Management Act. Provides that the Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity shall work with nationally based consumer groups and trade associations to develop nationally recognized logos which may be used to indicate whether a container and any other consumer products which are claimed to be recyclable by a product manufacturer are recyclable, compostable, or biodegradable. Provides that the Department shall develop and conduct a public education and awareness campaign to encourage the public to look for and buy products in containers which are recyclable or compostable.

Senate Committee Amendment No. 1
Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Illinois Solid Waste Management Act. Provides that the Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity shall work with nationally based consumer groups and trade associations to support the development of nationally recognized logos which may be used to indicate whether a container and any other consumer products which are claimed to be recyclable by a product manufacturer are recyclable, compostable, or biodegradable.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/18/2015HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Sam Yingling
  2/18/2015HouseFirst Reading
  2/18/2015HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  3/2/2015HouseAssigned to Environment
  3/10/2015HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Environment; 016-000-000
  3/11/2015HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  3/12/2015HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  3/12/2015HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  3/17/2015HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 112-000-000
  3/18/2015SenateArrive in Senate
  3/18/2015SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading
  3/18/2015SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. Julie A. Morrison
  3/19/2015SenateFirst Reading
  3/19/2015SenateReferred to Assignments
  4/8/2015SenateAssigned to Environment and Conservation
  4/30/2015SenatePostponed - Environment and Conservation
  4/30/2015SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Melinda Bush
  5/5/2015SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Julie A. Morrison
  5/5/2015SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Assignments
  5/6/2015SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Assignments Refers to Environment and Conservation
  5/7/2015SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted
  5/7/2015SenateDo Pass as Amended Environment and Conservation; 012-000-000
  5/7/2015SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading May 12, 2015
  5/14/2015SenateSecond Reading
  5/14/2015SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 18, 2015
  5/19/2015SenateThird Reading - Passed; 053-000-000
  5/20/2015HouseArrived in House
  5/20/2015HousePlaced on Calendar Order of Concurrence Senate Amendment(s) 1
  5/25/2015HouseSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Motion Filed Concur Rep. Sam Yingling
  5/25/2015HouseSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Referred to Rules Committee
  5/26/2015HouseSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Rules Referred to Environment
  5/29/2015HouseSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Recommends Be Adopted Environment; 014-000-000
  5/30/2015HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Ann M. Williams
  5/31/2015HouseSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 House Concurs 112-000-000
  5/31/2015HouseHouse Concurs
  5/31/2015HousePassed Both Houses
  6/29/2015HouseSent to the Governor
  8/7/2015HouseGovernor Approved
  8/7/2015HouseEffective Date January 1, 2016
  8/7/2015HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 99-0306

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