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 Bill Status of HB0308  97th General Assembly


Short Description:  WATER WELL-CLOSED LOOP SYSTEMS

House Sponsors
Rep. Michael W. Tryon - Patrick J. Verschoore - Wayne Rosenthal - Jim Sacia - Patricia R. Bellock, Renée Kosel and Norine Hammond

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. Terry Link )

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  8/15/2011HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 97-0363

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
225 ILCS 345/6from Ch. 111, par. 7107
225 ILCS 345/13from Ch. 111, par. 7114
415 ILCS 30/3from Ch. 111 1/2, par. 116.113
415 ILCS 30/5from Ch. 111 1/2, par. 116.115
415 ILCS 30/9.1 new
415 ILCS 30/9.2 new


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Illinois Water Well Construction Code. Provides that beginning January 1, 2012, the Department of Public Health shall issue permits for the construction and modification of closed loop well systems. Provides for the certification and registration of closed loop contractors by the Department. Amends the Water Well and Pump Installation Contractor's License Act to make a technical and a related change. Effective immediately.

House Floor Amendment No. 1
Adds reference to:
225 ILCS 345/2from Ch. 111, par. 7103
415 ILCS 30/6from Ch. 111 1/2, par. 116.116

Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Water Well and Pump Installation Contractor's License Act. Creates the Closed Loop Well Contractors Certification Board. Provides that the Closed Loop Well Contractors Certification Board shall advise and aid the Director of the Department of Public Health in (i) preparing subject matter for continuing education sessions, (ii) adopting rules, (iii) holding examinations, (iv) holding hearings, (v) submitting recommendations to the Director, (vi) grading all tests and examinations, (vii) performing other duties, and (viii) conferring with the Water Well and Pump Installation Contractors Licensing Board. Makes other corresponding changes. Amends the Illinois Water Well Construction Code. Provides that the Department of Public Health shall by rule require a one-time fee for permits for the construction, modification, or abandonment of closed loop well. Provides that all closed loop contractors shall be certified by the Department. Provides that all closed loop contractors who are certified may not engage in the occupation of closed loop well contractor unless he or she is registered with the Department. Makes other corresponding changes. Effective immediately.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  1/31/2011HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Michael W. Tryon
  1/31/2011HouseFirst Reading
  1/31/2011HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/8/2011HouseAssigned to Health Care Licenses Committee
  2/16/2011HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Health Care Licenses Committee; 008-000-000
  2/16/2011HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  3/9/2011HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Renée Kosel
  3/29/2011HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Norine Hammond
  4/8/2011HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Michael W. Tryon
  4/8/2011HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  4/11/2011HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Health Care Licenses Committee
  4/12/2011HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Recommends Be Adopted Health Care Licenses Committee; 008-000-000
  4/13/2011HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Patrick J. Verschoore
  4/13/2011HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Wayne Rosenthal
  4/13/2011HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Jim Sacia
  4/13/2011HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Patricia R. Bellock
  4/13/2011HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  4/13/2011HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Adopted by Voice Vote
  4/13/2011HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  4/14/2011HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 078-037-000
  4/14/2011SenateArrive in Senate
  4/14/2011SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading April 15, 2011
  4/14/2011SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. Terry Link
  4/15/2011SenateFirst Reading
  4/15/2011SenateReferred to Assignments
  4/27/2011SenateAssigned to Environment
  5/6/2011SenateDo Pass Environment; 005-003-000
  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
  5/18/2011SenateThird Reading - Passed; 050-002-000
  5/18/2011HousePassed Both Houses
  6/16/2011HouseSent to the Governor
  8/15/2011HouseGovernor Approved
  8/15/2011HouseEffective Date August 15, 2011
  8/15/2011HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 97-0363

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