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 Bill Status of HB4665  97th General Assembly


Short Description:  RES BUILD CODE RADON

House Sponsors
Rep. Emily McAsey - Karen May - Jerry F. Costello, II - Michael J. Zalewski, Elizabeth Hernandez, Elaine Nekritz, Charles W. Krezwick, Naomi D. Jakobsson, Patrick J. Verschoore, Eddie Lee Jackson, Sr., Scott E. Penny and Esther Golar

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. Jacqueline Y. Collins - Michael Noland, Kimberly A. Lightford and Mattie Hunter)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  8/13/2012HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 97-0953

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
815 ILCS 670/10
815 ILCS 670/15
815 ILCS 670/20


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Illinois Residential Building Code Act. Provides that a contract to build a home must contain, in addition to the adoption of a referenced building code, a provision requiring that a radon mitigation system be included in the construction. Effective immediately.

House Committee Amendment No. 1
Deletes reference to:
815 ILCS 670/10
815 ILCS 670/15
815 ILCS 670/20
Adds reference to:
New Act

Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Creates the Radon Ventilation Construction Act. Provides for the Illinois Emergency Management Agency to have primary responsibility for State radon mitigation efforts. Requires all new residential construction to include passive radon ventilation. Allows local governmental units to administer and enforce its radon ventilation regulations. Effective June 1, 2013.

House Floor Amendment No. 2
Adds reference to:
420 ILCS 44/28

Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Creates the Radon Resistant Construction Act and amends the Radon Industry Licensing Act. Provides for the Illinois Emergency Management Agency to have primary responsibility for State radon mitigation efforts. Requires all new residential construction to include passive radon resistant construction. Allows local governmental units to administer and enforce its radon construction regulations that are at least as stringent as those established by the Agency. Requires recommendations by the Task Force on Radon-Resistant Building Codes by January 1, 2013 regarding radon resistant construction in new residential construction. Generally effective June 1, 2013, except that the provisions relating to recommendations by the Task Force on Radon-Resistant Building Codes take effect upon becoming law.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/1/2012HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Emily McAsey
  2/3/2012HouseFirst Reading
  2/3/2012HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/7/2012HouseAssigned to Judiciary I - Civil Law Committee
  2/21/2012HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Karen May
  2/29/2012HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Michael J. Zalewski
  3/2/2012HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Emily McAsey
  3/2/2012HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  3/5/2012HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Judiciary I - Civil Law Committee
  3/7/2012HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted in Judiciary I - Civil Law Committee; by Voice Vote
  3/7/2012HouseDo Pass as Amended / Short Debate Judiciary I - Civil Law Committee; 010-000-000
  3/7/2012HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  3/7/2012HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Jerry F. Costello, II
  3/9/2012HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Elizabeth Hernandez
  3/23/2012HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Elaine Nekritz
  3/23/2012HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Charles W. Krezwick
  3/26/2012HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Naomi D. Jakobsson
  3/26/2012HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Emily McAsey
  3/26/2012HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Referred to Rules Committee
  3/27/2012HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  3/27/2012HouseHeld on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Short Debate
  3/28/2012HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Rules Refers to Judiciary I - Civil Law Committee
  3/29/2012HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Recommends Be Adopted Judiciary I - Civil Law Committee; 011-000-000
  3/29/2012HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Adopted by Voice Vote
  3/29/2012HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  3/29/2012HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Patrick J. Verschoore
  3/29/2012HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Eddie Lee Jackson, Sr.
  3/29/2012HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Scott E. Penny
  3/29/2012HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Esther Golar
  3/29/2012HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 096-012-000
  3/30/2012SenateArrive in Senate
  3/30/2012SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading
  3/30/2012SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. Jacqueline Y. Collins
  3/30/2012SenateFirst Reading
  3/30/2012SenateReferred to Assignments
  4/11/2012SenateAssigned to Licensed Activities
  4/18/2012SenateDo Pass Licensed Activities; 010-001-000
  4/18/2012SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading April 19, 2012
  4/18/2012SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Michael Noland
  4/20/2012SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Kimberly A. Lightford
  4/30/2012SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Mattie Hunter
  5/2/2012SenateSecond Reading
  5/2/2012SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 3, 2012
  5/16/2012SenateThird Reading - Passed; 053-001-000
  5/16/2012HousePassed Both Houses
  6/14/2012HouseSent to the Governor
  8/13/2012HouseGovernor Approved
  8/13/2012HouseEffective Date June 1, 2013; - Some Parts August 13, 2012
  8/13/2012HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 97-0953

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