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 Bill Status of HB3121  100th General Assembly


Short Description:  WEIGHTS & MEASURES-PENALTY

House Sponsors
Rep. Charles Meier

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. Napoleon Harris, III )

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  8/18/2017HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0155

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
225 ILCS 470/40from Ch. 147, par. 140
225 ILCS 470/56.1from Ch. 147, par. 156.1


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Weights and Measures Act. Provides that if any person fails or refuses to pay, within 60 days after the issuance of notice from the Department, a fee authorized by the Section, the Department may prohibit that person from using commercial weighing and measuring devices. Provides that any penalty of $2,500 or greater (currently, any penalty) not paid within 120 days (currently, 60 days) of issuance of notice from the Department shall be submitted to the Department of Revenue (currently, the Attorney General's office) for collection as provided under the Illinois State Collection Act of 1986. Provides that the Department may prohibit any person from using a commercial weighing or measuring device for failure to pay an administrative monetary penalty within 60 days of issuance of notice from the Department. Effective immediately.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/9/2017HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Charles Meier
  2/9/2017HouseFirst Reading
  2/9/2017HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/22/2017HouseAssigned to Agriculture & Conservation Committee
  3/14/2017HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Agriculture & Conservation Committee; 012-000-000
  3/15/2017HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  3/23/2017HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  3/23/2017HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  3/30/2017HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 111-000-000
  4/4/2017SenateArrive in Senate
  4/4/2017SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading April 5, 2017
  4/25/2017SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. Napoleon Harris, III
  4/26/2017SenateFirst Reading
  4/26/2017SenateReferred to Assignments
  5/2/2017SenateApproved for Consideration Assignments
  5/2/2017SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading May 3, 2017
  5/18/2017SenateSecond Reading
  5/18/2017SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 19, 2017
  5/25/2017SenateThird Reading - Passed; 057-000-000
  5/25/2017HousePassed Both Houses
  6/23/2017HouseSent to the Governor
  8/18/2017HouseGovernor Approved
  8/18/2017HouseEffective Date August 18, 2017
  8/18/2017HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0155

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