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 Bill Status of HB2899  100th General Assembly


Short Description:  COAL MINING-SELF RESCUERS

House Sponsors
Rep. Brandon W. Phelps - Tim Butler - Dave Severin, Jerry Costello, II, John Cavaletto, Avery Bourne, Lawrence Walsh, Jr., David Harris, Sue Scherer and Katie Stuart

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  4/28/2017HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
225 ILCS 705/11.08
225 ILCS 705/11.09


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Coal Mining Act. Provides that a mine operator must provide the number of self-contained self-rescuer devices as required by the mine's approved Mine Safety and Health Administration Emergency Response Plan. Removes language concerning plan requirements submitted for approval to the Mining Board. Provides that rescue chambers must be provided and located within 1,000 (rather than 3,000) feet from the nearest working face of each working section of a mine. Provides that outby rescue chambers must be provided at distances and locations approved in the mine's approved Mine Safety and Health Administration Emergency Response Plan. Makes other changes. Effective immediately.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/9/2017HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Brandon W. Phelps
  2/9/2017HouseFirst Reading
  2/9/2017HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/22/2017HouseAssigned to Environment
  2/24/2017HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jerry Costello, II
  3/7/2017HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Tim Butler
  3/7/2017HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Dave Severin
  3/7/2017HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. John Cavaletto
  3/7/2017HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Avery Bourne
  3/7/2017HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Environment; 020-000-000
  3/8/2017HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  3/8/2017HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Lawrence Walsh, Jr.
  3/30/2017HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. David Harris
  4/3/2017HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Sue Scherer
  4/4/2017HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Katie Stuart
  4/26/2017HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  4/26/2017HouseHeld on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Short Debate
  4/28/2017HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

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