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 Bill Status of SB2910  99th General Assembly


Short Description:  NOXIOUS WEED LAW

Senate Sponsors
Sen. David S. Luechtefeld

House Sponsors
(Rep. Terri Bryant )

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  7/8/2016SenatePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 99-0539

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
505 ILCS 100/7from Ch. 5, par. 957


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Illinois Noxious Weed Law. Provides that the governing body of each county may (previously was "shall") carry out the duties and responsibilities vested in it under the Act with respect to land under its jurisdiction in accordance with rules prescribed by the Department of Agriculture. Provides that those duties may (previously was "shall") include the establishment, under the general direction of the governing body of each county, of a coordinated program for control and eradication of noxious weeds within the county. Effective immediately.

Senate Committee Amendment No. 1
Deletes reference to:
505 ILCS 100/7
Adds reference to:
505 ILCS 100/2from Ch. 5, par. 952
505 ILCS 100/4from Ch. 5, par. 954
505 ILCS 100/14from Ch. 5, par. 964

Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Illinois Noxious Weed Law. Provides that the failure of a Control Authority or a Weed Control Superintendent to carry out the duties and responsibilities under this Act shall not be the responsibility of the Department of Agriculture. Makes other technical changes. Effective immediately.

Senate Floor Amendment No. 2
Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Illinois Noxious Weed Law. Reinserts the language of Senate Amendment No. 1 with the following changes. Provides that if a Control Authority fails to carry out its duties and responsibilities under the Act or fails to follow the Department's rules, the Director shall enforce this Act or rules by sending a Notice of Noncompliance to the Control Authority (rather than providing that the failure of a Control Authority or a Weed Control Superintendent to carry out the duties and responsibilities under this Act shall not be the responsibility of the Department). Effective immediately.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/18/2016SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. David S. Luechtefeld
  2/18/2016SenateFirst Reading
  2/18/2016SenateReferred to Assignments
  3/2/2016SenateAssigned to Agriculture
  4/1/2016SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. David S. Luechtefeld
  4/1/2016SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Assignments
  4/5/2016SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Assignments Refers to Agriculture
  4/7/2016SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted
  4/7/2016SenateDo Pass as Amended Agriculture; 008-000-000
  4/7/2016SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading April 12, 2016
  4/15/2016SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Filed with Secretary by Sen. David S. Luechtefeld
  4/15/2016SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Referred to Assignments
  4/19/2016SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Assignments Refers to Agriculture
  4/20/2016SenateSecond Reading
  4/20/2016SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading April 21, 2016
  4/21/2016SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Recommend Do Adopt Agriculture; 008-000-000
  4/21/2016SenateRecalled to Second Reading
  4/21/2016SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Adopted; Luechtefeld
  4/21/2016SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading
  4/21/2016SenateThird Reading - Passed; 057-000-000
  4/22/2016HouseArrived in House
  4/22/2016HouseChief House Sponsor Rep. Terri Bryant
  4/22/2016HouseFirst Reading
  4/22/2016HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  5/9/2016HouseAssigned to Agriculture & Conservation Committee
  5/13/2016HouseFinal Action Deadline Extended-9(b) May 27, 2016
  5/17/2016HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Agriculture & Conservation Committee; 014-000-000
  5/18/2016HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  5/19/2016HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  5/19/2016HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  5/23/2016HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 112-000-000
  5/23/2016SenatePassed Both Houses
  6/21/2016SenateSent to the Governor
  7/8/2016SenateGovernor Approved
  7/8/2016SenateEffective Date July 8, 2016
  7/8/2016SenatePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 99-0539

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