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 Bill Status of HB1201  98th General Assembly


Short Description:  WIND FARMS RENEWABLE ENERGY

House Sponsors
Rep. Joe Sosnowski, Jack D. Franks, Keith Farnham, Carol A. Sente, Linda Chapa LaVia and Camille Y. Lilly

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. Pamela J. Althoff - Chapin Rose)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  8/9/2013HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 98-0204

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
65 ILCS 5/11-42-15 new


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Illinois Municipal Code. Provides that a municipality may prohibit any electric generating wind device from locating less than 1,400 feet from a residence within its corporate limits. Further provides that a Section concerning wind energy systems shall apply only to devices permitted after the effective date of the amendatory Act. Effective immediately.

House Committee Amendment No. 1
Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Reinserts the provisions of the introduced bill with the following change. Provides that a municipality may prohibit any electric generating wind device from locating within its corporate limits (rather than less than 1,400 feet from a residence within its corporate limits). Effective immediately.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  1/31/2013HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Joe Sosnowski
  2/1/2013HouseFirst Reading
  2/1/2013HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/13/2013HouseAssigned to Cities & Villages Committee
  2/25/2013HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Joe Sosnowski
  2/25/2013HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  2/26/2013HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Cities & Villages Committee
  3/1/2013HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted in Cities & Villages Committee; by Voice Vote
  3/1/2013HouseDo Pass as Amended / Short Debate Cities & Villages Committee; 017-000-000
  3/1/2013HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  3/7/2013HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  3/7/2013HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  3/8/2013HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 115-000-000
  3/8/2013HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jack D. Franks
  3/8/2013HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Keith Farnham
  3/8/2013HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Carol A. Sente
  3/8/2013HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Linda Chapa LaVia
  3/8/2013HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Camille Y. Lilly
  3/8/2013SenateArrive in Senate
  3/8/2013SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading
  3/8/2013SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. Pamela J. Althoff
  3/8/2013SenateFirst Reading
  3/8/2013SenateReferred to Assignments
  4/3/2013SenateAssigned to Energy
  4/18/2013SenateDo Pass Energy; 010-000-000
  4/18/2013SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading April 23, 2013
  4/18/2013SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Chapin Rose
  5/7/2013SenateSecond Reading
  5/7/2013SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 8, 2013
  5/16/2013SenateThird Reading - Passed; 049-000-000
  5/16/2013HousePassed Both Houses
  6/14/2013HouseSent to the Governor
  8/9/2013HouseGovernor Approved
  8/9/2013HouseEffective Date August 9, 2013
  8/9/2013HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 98-0204

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