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 Bill Status of HB1359  97th General Assembly


Short Description:  FIRE PROTECT DIST-OPEN BURNING

House Sponsors
Rep. Mike Fortner - Lisa M. Dugan - Donald L. Moffitt - Patricia R. Bellock - Michael G. Connelly

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. Pamela J. Althoff )

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  8/22/2011HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 97-0488

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
70 ILCS 705/8.20


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Fire Protection District Act. Provides that the fire chief or any other designated officer of the fire department of a fire protection district may, with the authorization of the board of trustees of the fire protection district, prohibit open burning within the district on an emergency basis, if (i) the atmospheric conditions or other circumstances create an unreasonable risk of fire because of wind, weather, or the types of combustibles and (ii) the resources of the fire department are not sufficient to control and suppress a fire resulting from one or more of those conditions or circumstances.

Senate Committee Amendment No. 1
Specifies that (i) the provisions in the engrossed bill concerning open burning do not apply to the open burning of waste and (ii) the open burning of waste is subject to the restrictions and prohibitions of the Environmental Protection Act and the rules and regulations adopted under its authority.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/9/2011HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Donald L. Moffitt
  2/9/2011HouseFirst Reading
  2/9/2011HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/14/2011HouseAssigned to Counties & Townships Committee
  2/17/2011HouseChief Sponsor Changed to Rep. Mike Fortner
  2/24/2011HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Counties & Townships Committee; 006-000-000
  2/24/2011HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  3/9/2011HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Lisa M. Dugan
  3/17/2011HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  3/17/2011HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  4/6/2011HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 110-000-001
  4/6/2011HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Donald L. Moffitt
  4/6/2011HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Patricia R. Bellock
  4/6/2011HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Michael G. Connelly
  4/7/2011SenateArrive in Senate
  4/7/2011SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading April 8, 2011
  4/13/2011SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. Pamela J. Althoff
  4/13/2011SenateFirst Reading
  4/13/2011SenateReferred to Assignments
  4/27/2011SenateAssigned to Local Government
  5/3/2011SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Pamela J. Althoff
  5/3/2011SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Assignments
  5/4/2011SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Assignments Refers to Local Government
  5/5/2011SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted
  5/6/2011SenateDo Pass as Amended Local Government; 009-000-000
  5/6/2011SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading May 10, 2011
  5/12/2011SenateSecond Reading
  5/12/2011SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 13, 2011
  5/17/2011SenateThird Reading - Passed; 057-000-000
  5/17/2011HouseArrived in House
  5/17/2011HousePlaced on Calendar Order of Concurrence Senate Amendment(s) 1
  5/18/2011HouseSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Motion Filed Concur Rep. Mike Fortner
  5/18/2011HouseSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Referred to Rules Committee
  5/27/2011HouseSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Recommends Be Adopted Rules Committee; 003-001-000
  5/28/2011HouseSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 House Concurs 107-000-000
  5/28/2011HousePassed Both Houses
  6/24/2011HouseSent to the Governor
  8/22/2011HouseGovernor Approved
  8/22/2011HouseEffective Date January 1, 2012
  8/22/2011HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 97-0488

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