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 Bill Status of HB3455  100th General Assembly


Short Description:  DNR-VOLUNTEERS-TRAIL PROGRAM

House Sponsors
Rep. Ryan Spain - Sonya M. Harper - Allen Skillicorn, Litesa E. Wallace, Camille Y. Lilly and Mark Batinick

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. Chuck Weaver , Tim Bivins and Steven M. Landek)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  8/18/2017HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0180

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
20 ILCS 805/805-40was 20 ILCS 805/63a41
20 ILCS 805/805-45 new


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Department of Natural Resources Law of the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois. Provides in the Department of Natural Resource's Adopt-A-Park program that volunteers may assist with vegetation management, providing building and facility repair, or other appropriate services. Creates the Adopt-A-Trail Program. Provides that the Department shall establish and maintain Adopt-A-Trail programs with individual or group volunteers, if requested by an individual or group volunteers, in an effort to reduce and remove litter from trails and to provide other services. Provides that the Department shall retain the ability to approve or deny an individual or group volunteer's request; however, the Department must state the reason for the request denial. Provides that by engaging in volunteer activities under the Act, volunteers fully acknowledge and understand that there shall be neither a (1) promise or expectation of compensation of any type, including benefits, nor (2) creation of an employer-employee relationship. Makes other changes.

House Floor Amendment No. 2
Deletes reference to:
20 ILCS 805/805-40

Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Department of Natural Resources (Conservation) Law of the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois. Provides that the Department of Natural Resources shall establish an Adopt-a-Trail program that will allow volunteer groups to assist in maintaining and enhancing trails on State owned land. Provides that volunteer groups in the Adopt-a-Trail Program may choose any one or more of the following volunteer activities: spring cleanups, accessibility projects, special events, trail maintenance, enhancement, or realignment, public information and assistance, or training. Provides that the Department shall designate and approve specific activities to be performed by a volunteer group in the Adopt-a-Trail program which shall be executed with an approved Adopt-a-Trail agreement. Provides that volunteer services shall not include work historically performed by Department employees, including services that result in a reduction of hours or compensation or that may be performed by an employee on layoff; nor shall volunteer services be inconsistent with the terms of a collective bargaining agreement. Makes other changes. Effective immediately.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/10/2017HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Ryan Spain
  2/10/2017HouseFirst Reading
  2/10/2017HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/22/2017HouseAssigned to Agriculture & Conservation Committee
  3/9/2017HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Ryan Spain
  3/9/2017HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  3/14/2017HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Agriculture & Conservation Committee; 012-000-000
  3/14/2017HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Tabled Pursuant to Rule 40
  3/15/2017HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  3/15/2017HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Sonya M. Harper
  3/15/2017HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Litesa E. Wallace
  3/21/2017HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Ryan Spain
  3/21/2017HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Referred to Rules Committee
  3/22/2017HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Recommends Be Adopted Rules Committee; 004-000-000
  4/4/2017HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  4/4/2017HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Adopted
  4/4/2017HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  4/5/2017HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 113-000-000
  4/5/2017HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Camille Y. Lilly
  4/5/2017HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Mark Batinick
  4/5/2017HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Allen Skillicorn
  4/5/2017HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Allen Skillicorn
  4/5/2017HouseRemoved Co-Sponsor Rep. Allen Skillicorn
  4/6/2017SenateArrive in Senate
  4/6/2017SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading
  4/6/2017SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. Chuck Weaver
  4/6/2017SenateFirst Reading
  4/6/2017SenateReferred to Assignments
  4/25/2017SenateAssigned to State Government
  5/1/2017SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Tim Bivins
  5/4/2017SenateDo Pass State Government; 007-000-000
  5/4/2017SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading May 5, 2017
  5/4/2017SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Steven M. Landek
  5/19/2017SenateSecond Reading
  5/19/2017SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 22, 2017
  5/25/2017SenateThird Reading - Passed; 056-000-000
  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 . . . . . . . . . 100-0180

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