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 Bill Status of HB0375  95th General Assembly


Short Description:  GREAT LAKES INTERSTATE COMPACT

House Sponsors
Rep. Harry Osterman - Jack D. Franks - Karen May - Michael Tryon - Eddie Washington, Elizabeth Coulson, Robert W. Pritchard, Luis Arroyo, Joseph M. Lyons, Elaine Nekritz, Greg Harris, Julie Hamos, Daniel J. Burke, Patricia Reid Lindner, Paul D. Froehlich, Kathleen A. Ryg, Kevin A. McCarthy, Monique D. Davis, Sara Feigenholtz, Bob Biggins, Linda Chapa LaVia, Sidney H. Mathias, Carolyn H. Krause, Richard T. Bradley, Patricia R. Bellock, Sandy Cole, Mike Fortner, Naomi D. Jakobsson, John A. Fritchey and Franco Coladipietro

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. John J. Cullerton - Iris Y. Martinez and Ira I. Silverstein)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  8/17/2007HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 95-0238

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act


Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Great Lakes-St. Lawrence River Basin Water Resources Compact Act. Ratifies and authorizes the Governor to enter into the Great Lakes-St. Lawrence River Basin Water Resources Compact. Sets forth the language of the Compact. Requires the Department of Natural Resources and other State agencies to perform, at the direction of the Governor, the functions and duties required of Illinois under the Compact. Effective immediately.

House Committee Amendment No. 1
Deletes everything after the enacting clause. Creates the Great Lakes-St. Lawrence River Basin Water Resources Compact Act and authorizes the Governor to enter into the Compact. Provides that the Compact is an agreement between the states of Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, New York, Ohio, and Pennsylvania. Provides that the Compact creates the Great Lakes-St. Lawrence River Basin Water Resources Council, which shall consist of the governors of the parties to the Compact ex officio. Sets forth the jurisdiction, organization, powers, and purposes of the Council. Sets forth the purposes of the Compact, including the protection and conservation of waters and water dependent resources and the promotion of interstate and state-provincial comity. Provides that all appointments by the Governor under the Compact are subject to the advice and consent of the Senate. Effective immediately.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  1/23/2007HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Jack D. Franks
  1/26/2007HouseFirst Reading
  1/26/2007HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  1/31/2007HouseAssigned to Executive Committee
  2/8/2007HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Michael Tryon
  2/8/2007HouseChief Co-Sponsor Changed to Rep. Michael Tryon
  2/21/2007HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Karen May
  2/21/2007HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Elizabeth Coulson
  2/21/2007HouseChief Co-Sponsor Changed to Rep. Karen May
  2/22/2007HouseChief Sponsor Changed to Rep. Harry Osterman
  2/22/2007HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Jack D. Franks
  2/22/2007HouseChief Co-Sponsor Changed to Rep. Jack D. Franks
  3/2/2007HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Robert W. Pritchard
  3/2/2007HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Luis Arroyo
  3/2/2007HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Joseph M. Lyons
  3/2/2007HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Elaine Nekritz
  3/2/2007HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Greg Harris
  3/2/2007HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Julie Hamos
  3/2/2007HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Daniel J. Burke
  3/2/2007HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Patricia Reid Lindner
  3/2/2007HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Paul D. Froehlich
  3/2/2007HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Kathleen A. Ryg
  3/2/2007HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Kevin A. McCarthy
  3/2/2007HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Monique D. Davis
  3/6/2007HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Sara Feigenholtz
  3/8/2007HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Bob Biggins
  3/8/2007HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Linda Chapa LaVia
  3/8/2007HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Sidney H. Mathias
  3/20/2007HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Carolyn H. Krause
  3/21/2007HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Executive Committee
  3/21/2007HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted in Executive Committee; by Voice Vote
  3/21/2007HouseDo Pass as Amended / Short Debate Executive Committee; 013-000-000
  3/21/2007HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  3/27/2007HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  3/27/2007HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  3/27/2007HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Eddie Washington
  3/28/2007HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Richard T. Bradley
  3/28/2007HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Patricia R. Bellock
  3/29/2007HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 115-000-000
  3/29/2007HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Sandy Cole
  3/29/2007HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Mike Fortner
  3/29/2007SenateArrive in Senate
  3/29/2007SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading March 30, 2007
  3/29/2007SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. John J. Cullerton
  4/16/2007HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Naomi D. Jakobsson
  4/16/2007HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. John A. Fritchey
  4/20/2007SenateFirst Reading
  4/20/2007SenateReferred to Rules
  4/25/2007SenateAssigned to Environment and Energy
  5/2/2007SenateDo Pass Environment and Energy; 011-000-000
  5/2/2007SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading May 3, 2007
  5/2/2007HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Franco Coladipietro
  5/3/2007SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Iris Y. Martinez
  5/15/2007SenateSecond Reading
  5/15/2007SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 16, 2007
  5/22/2007SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Ira I. Silverstein
  5/22/2007SenateThird Reading - Passed; 056-000-000
  5/22/2007HousePassed Both Houses
  6/20/2007HouseSent to the Governor
  8/17/2007HouseGovernor Approved
  8/17/2007HouseEffective Date August 17, 2007
  8/17/2007HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 95-0238

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