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 Bill Status of SB2081  97th General Assembly


Short Description:  EPA-DUPAGE RIVER WORKGROUP

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Kirk W. Dillard - Michael Noland - Chris Lauzen, Emil Jones, III, John J. Millner, Ron Sandack and Shane Cultra

House Sponsors
(Rep. Karen May - Patricia R. Bellock - Chris Nybo and Jack McGuire)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/8/2013SenateSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
415 ILCS 5/12.5


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Environmental Protection Act. Uses a portion of the NPDES fees collected by the Environmental Protection Agency to finance clean water projects recommended by the DuPage River Salt Creek Workgroup (DRSCW). Requires all projects receiving grants from the Agency to be recommended by the DRSCW, in accordance with a project prioritization process and annual prioritized projects list. Establishes requirements for eligible projects. Establishes requirements for an organization to be certified as a Certified Local Watershed Organization (CLWO). Requires the Agency to adopt rules to implement these requirements. Creates the Illinois Local Watershed Fund as a special fund in the State treasury.

 Fiscal Note (Illinois Environmental Protection Agency)
 SB 2081 would require a portion of the NPDES fees collected by the Illinois EPA to be used to finance clean water projects recommended by the DuPage River Salt Creek Workgroup and divert a total of $846,500 per year from the Illinois EPA's operations budget for its inspections and enforcement of the federal Clean Water Act. No replacement revenue is available or has been provided.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/10/2011SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Kirk W. Dillard
  2/10/2011SenateFirst Reading
  2/10/2011SenateReferred to Assignments
  3/2/2011SenateAssigned to Environment
  3/17/2011SenateDo Pass Environment; 009-000-000
  3/17/2011SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading March 29, 2011
  3/30/2011SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Emil Jones, III
  3/30/2011SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. John J. Millner
  3/31/2011SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Ron Sandack
  4/6/2011SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Michael Noland
  4/7/2011SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Chris Lauzen
  4/11/2011SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Shane Cultra
  4/11/2011SenateSecond Reading
  4/11/2011SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading April 12, 2011
  4/14/2011SenateThird Reading - Passed; 057-000-000
  4/15/2011HouseArrived in House
  4/15/2011HousePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading
  4/15/2011HouseChief House Sponsor Rep. Karen May
  4/15/2011HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Patricia R. Bellock
  4/15/2011HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  4/25/2011HouseAssigned to Revenue & Finance Committee
  4/26/2011HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Chris Nybo
  4/29/2011HouseFiscal Note Filed
  5/11/2011HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Jack McGuire
  5/13/2011HouseCommittee Deadline Extended-Rule 9(b) May 20, 2011
  5/16/2011HouseMotion Filed to Suspend Rule 25 Revenue & Finance Committee; Rep. Barbara Flynn Currie
  5/16/2011HouseMotion to Suspend Rule 25 - Prevailed by Voice Vote
  5/20/2011HouseFinal Action Deadline Extended-9(b) May 27, 2011
  5/27/2011HouseFinal Action Deadline Extended-9(b) May 31, 2011
  5/31/2011HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  1/8/2013SenateSession Sine Die

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