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 Bill Status of HB2487  99th General Assembly


Short Description:  AGRICULTURE-SEED LIBRARIES

House Sponsors
Rep. Robert W. Pritchard, Raymond Poe, Barbara Flynn Currie, Michael W. Tryon, Elaine Nekritz, Kelly M. Cassidy, Laura Fine and Terri Bryant

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/10/2017HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
505 ILCS 110/2.132a new
505 ILCS 110/13.5 new


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Illinois Seed Law. Defines "seed library". Provides that seed libraries are exempt from all licensing, testing, labeling, and other requirements of the Illinois Seed Law. Effective immediately.

House Committee Amendment No. 1
Deletes reference to:
505 ILCS 110/13.5 new
Adds reference to:
505 ILCS 110/7

Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Illinois Seed Law. Defines "seed library". Provides that specified provisions of the Illinois Seed Law concerning labeling requirements do not apply to seed in an Illinois seed library that is as free from noxious and exotic weeds as possible.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/18/2015HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Robert W. Pritchard
  2/18/2015HouseFirst Reading
  2/18/2015HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/26/2015HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Barbara Flynn Currie
  3/2/2015HouseAssigned to Agriculture & Conservation Committee
  3/3/2015HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Michael W. Tryon
  3/12/2015HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Robert W. Pritchard
  3/12/2015HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  3/16/2015HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Agriculture & Conservation Committee
  3/17/2015HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Elaine Nekritz
  3/17/2015HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted in Agriculture & Conservation Committee; by Voice Vote
  3/17/2015HouseDo Pass as Amended / Short Debate Agriculture & Conservation Committee; 016-000-000
  3/18/2015HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  3/19/2015HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Raymond Poe
  3/25/2015HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Kelly M. Cassidy
  3/26/2015HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Laura Fine
  3/27/2015HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Terri Bryant
  4/22/2015HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  4/22/2015HouseHeld on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Short Debate
  4/24/2015HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  1/10/2017HouseSession Sine Die

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