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 Bill Status of SB2213  100th General Assembly


Short Description:  EPA-PUBLIC INTEREST ACTIONS

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Daniel Biss - Omar Aquino - Jacqueline Y. Collins - Iris Y. Martinez - Kwame Raoul, Cristina Castro, Bill Cunningham, Laura M. Murphy, Mattie Hunter, Steven M. Landek, Julie A. Morrison and Patricia Van Pelt

House Sponsors
(Rep. Juliana Stratton - Elizabeth Hernandez, Lou Lang, Theresa Mah, William Davis, Kelly M. Cassidy, Kelly M. Burke, Robert Martwick, Justin Slaughter, Nicholas K Smith, John Connor, Carol Ammons, Sara Feigenholtz, Jonathan Carroll, Marcus C. Evans, Jr., Laura Fine, Michelle Mussman, Barbara Flynn Currie, Deb Conroy, Al Riley, Robert Rita, Michael J. Zalewski, Melissa Conyears-Ervin, La Shawn K. Ford, Emanuel Chris Welch, Frances Ann Hurley, Martin J. Moylan, Natalie A. Manley, Katie Stuart, Gregory Harris, Thaddeus Jones, Camille Y. Lilly, Kathleen Willis, Stephanie A. Kifowit, Sonya M. Harper, Litesa E. Wallace, Will Guzzardi, Sam Yingling, Jay Hoffman, Robyn Gabel, Linda Chapa LaVia, Luis Arroyo, LaToya Greenwood, Mary E. Flowers, Jehan Gordon-Booth, Christian L. Mitchell and Carol Sente)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  5/31/2018HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act
415 ILCS 5/9.15
415 ILCS 5/34.1 new
415 ILCS 5/34.9 new
415 ILCS 5/39.5from Ch. 111 1/2, par. 1039.5
415 ILCS 5/Tit. XVIII heading new
415 ILCS 5/59 new
415 ILCS 5/59.1 new
415 ILCS 5/59.2 new
415 ILCS 5/59.3 new
415 ILCS 5/60 new
415 ILCS 5/61 new
415 ILCS 5/62 new
415 ILCS 5/63 new


Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Illinois Workers' Rights and Worker Safety Act. Provides that except as authorized by State law enacted after January 1, 2017, a State agency may not amend or revise its rules relating to protection of workers' rights or worker safety in a manner less stringent than specified federal laws. Provides that a State agency may establish workers' rights and worker safety standards that are more stringent than those provided in federal law in existence as of January 1, 2017. Amends the Environmental Protection Act. Provides that in certain circumstances an action may be brought in a circuit court by a person in the public interest to enforce standards or requirements concerning air, water, drinking water, and endangered and threatened species adopted under specified provisions of the Act and the Illinois Endangered Species Protection Act. Provides that the provisions concerning public interest enforcement shall only become operative if specified events occur. Provides that the enforcement provisions of the Act are severable. Adds provisions concerning protection of the environment, natural resources, and public health. Requires various State agencies to adopt, maintain, and enforce rules concerning air, water, drinking water, and endangered and threatened species that are at least as stringent as various regulatory baselines under federal law, in addition to State law requirements. Provides that every State agency shall undertake all feasible efforts to implement and enforce these provisions. Contains reporting requirements. Deletes provisions providing that an air pollution construction or operating permit shall not be required due to emissions of greenhouse gases if certain events occur. Deletes certain language concerning exemptions from provisions concerning the Clean Air Act Permit Program.

Senate Floor Amendment No. 1
Deletes reference to:
415 ILCS 5/34.1 new

Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Reinserts the provisions of the introduced bill with the following changes: In the provisions of the Illinois Workers' Rights and Worker Safety Act and the Environmental Protection Act, changes references from "January 1, 2018" to "January 19, 2018" and makes related changes. Changes the submission date for reports to the General Assembly from once every 6 months to once every year. In the provisions of the Illinois Workers' Rights and Worker Safety Act, provides that the Act is repealed 3 years after the effective date. In the provisions of the Environmental Protection Act, removes provisions concerning public interest enforcement. In provisions concerning protection of the environment, natural resources, and public health, replaces references to various State agencies with references to "State agencies". Provides that the provisions concerning protection of the environment, natural resources, and public health are repealed 3 years after the effective date of the amendatory Act. Makes changes to the definition of "baseline federal law standards". Defines "State agency". Removes definitions of "baseline federal standards for other federal statutes" and "other federal statutes". Makes other changes.

Senate Floor Amendment No. 2
In the provisions of the Environmental Protection Act concerning protection of the environment, natural resources, and public health, makes changes to legislative findings in provisions concerning air and water.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  6/15/2017SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Daniel Biss
  6/15/2017SenateFirst Reading
  6/15/2017SenateReferred to Assignments
  1/24/2018SenateAssigned to Labor
  2/28/2018SenatePostponed - Labor
  4/10/2018SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Omar Aquino
  4/11/2018SenateDo Pass Labor; 010-003-000
  4/11/2018SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading April 12, 2018
  4/18/2018SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Cristina Castro
  4/18/2018SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Jacqueline Y. Collins
  4/24/2018SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Bill Cunningham
  4/24/2018SenateSecond Reading
  4/24/2018SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading April 25, 2018
  4/24/2018SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Iris Y. Martinez
  4/24/2018SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Daniel Biss
  4/24/2018SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Referred to Assignments
  4/25/2018SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Be Approved for Consideration Assignments
  4/25/2018SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Daniel Biss
  4/25/2018SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Referred to Assignments
  4/26/2018SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Laura M. Murphy
  4/26/2018SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Be Approved for Consideration Assignments
  4/26/2018SenateRecalled to Second Reading
  4/26/2018SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Adopted; Biss
  4/26/2018SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Adopted; Biss
  4/26/2018SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading
  4/26/2018SenateVerified
  4/26/2018SenateThird Reading - Consideration Postponed
  4/26/2018SenatePlaced on Calendar - Consideration Postponed May 1, 2018
  4/26/2018SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Kwame Raoul
  4/27/2018SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Mattie Hunter
  4/27/2018SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Steven M. Landek
  4/27/2018SenateRule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As May 3, 2018
  5/2/2018SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Julie A. Morrison
  5/2/2018SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Patricia Van Pelt
  5/2/2018SenateVerified
  5/2/2018SenateThird Reading - Passed; 032-021-001
  5/3/2018HouseArrived in House
  5/3/2018HouseChief House Sponsor Rep. Juliana Stratton
  5/8/2018HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Lou Lang
  5/8/2018HouseFirst Reading
  5/8/2018HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  5/8/2018HouseAssigned to Environment
  5/10/2018HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Theresa Mah
  5/10/2018HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. William Davis
  5/10/2018HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Kelly M. Cassidy
  5/10/2018HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Kelly M. Burke
  5/10/2018HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Monica Bristow
  5/10/2018HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Robert Martwick
  5/10/2018HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Justin Slaughter
  5/10/2018HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Nicholas K Smith
  5/10/2018HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. John Connor
  5/10/2018HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Carol Ammons
  5/10/2018HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Sara Feigenholtz
  5/10/2018HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Jonathan Carroll
  5/10/2018HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Marcus C. Evans, Jr.
  5/10/2018HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Laura Fine
  5/10/2018HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Michelle Mussman
  5/10/2018HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Barbara Flynn Currie
  5/10/2018HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Deb Conroy
  5/10/2018HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Al Riley
  5/10/2018HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Robert Rita
  5/10/2018HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Michael J. Zalewski
  5/10/2018HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Melissa Conyears-Ervin
  5/10/2018HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. La Shawn K. Ford
  5/10/2018HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Emanuel Chris Welch
  5/10/2018HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Frances Ann Hurley
  5/10/2018HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Martin J. Moylan
  5/10/2018HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Natalie A. Manley
  5/10/2018HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Katie Stuart
  5/10/2018HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Gregory Harris
  5/10/2018HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Thaddeus Jones
  5/10/2018HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Camille Y. Lilly
  5/10/2018HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Kathleen Willis
  5/10/2018HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Stephanie A. Kifowit
  5/10/2018HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Sonya M. Harper
  5/10/2018HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Litesa E. Wallace
  5/10/2018HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Will Guzzardi
  5/10/2018HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Sam Yingling
  5/10/2018HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Jay Hoffman
  5/10/2018HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Robyn Gabel
  5/10/2018HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Linda Chapa LaVia
  5/10/2018HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Luis Arroyo
  5/10/2018HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Elizabeth Hernandez
  5/10/2018HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. LaToya Greenwood
  5/10/2018HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Mary E. Flowers
  5/10/2018HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Jehan Gordon-Booth
  5/10/2018HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Christian L. Mitchell
  5/14/2018HouseAlternate Co-Sponsor Removed Rep. Monica Bristow
  5/16/2018HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Carol Sente
  5/16/2018HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Elizabeth Hernandez
  5/16/2018HouseAlternate Co-Sponsor Removed Rep. Elizabeth Hernandez
  5/18/2018HouseFinal Action Deadline Extended-9(b) May 25, 2018
  5/25/2018HouseFinal Action Deadline Extended-9(b) May 31, 2018
  5/31/2018HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

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