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 Bill Status of SB0050  95th General Assembly


Short Description:  GREAT LAKES WATER-COMPACT

Senate Sponsors
Sen. John J. Cullerton - Iris Y. Martinez - Susan Garrett - Dan Rutherford, Martin A. Sandoval, Pamela J. Althoff, Mattie Hunter, Dan Kotowski, David Koehler, Dan Cronin, Michael Noland, Jacqueline Y. Collins, John J. Millner and Jeffrey M. Schoenberg

House Sponsors
(Rep. Harry Osterman - Sidney H. Mathias and Franco Coladipietro)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/13/2009SenateSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act


Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Great Lakes-St. Lawrence River Basin Water Resources Compact Act and authorizes the Governor to enter into the Compact. Provides that the Compact is an agreement between the states of Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, New York, Ohio, and Pennsylvania. Provides that the Compact creates the Great Lakes-St. Lawrence River Basin Water Resources Council, which shall consist of the governors of the parties to the Compact ex officio. Sets forth the jurisdiction, organization, powers, and purposes of the Council. Sets forth the purposes of the Compact, including the protection and conservation of waters and water dependent resources and the promotion of interstate and state-provincial comity. Effective immediately.

Senate Floor Amendment No. 1
Provides that all appointments by the Governor of Illinois under the compact are subject to the advice and consent of the Illinois Senate.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  1/31/2007SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. John J. Cullerton
  1/31/2007SenateFirst Reading
  1/31/2007SenateReferred to Rules
  2/7/2007SenateAssigned to Environment and Energy
  2/22/2007SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Iris Y. Martinez
  2/22/2007SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Susan Garrett
  2/22/2007SenateDo Pass Environment and Energy; 013-000-000
  2/22/2007SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading February 23, 2007
  2/22/2007SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Martin A. Sandoval
  2/22/2007SenateSecond Reading
  2/22/2007SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading February 23, 2007
  2/22/2007SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Pamela J. Althoff
  2/23/2007SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Dan Rutherford
  2/28/2007SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. John J. Cullerton
  2/28/2007SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules
  2/28/2007SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Mattie Hunter
  3/1/2007SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Dan Kotowski
  3/7/2007SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. David Koehler
  3/14/2007SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Dan Cronin
  3/21/2007SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Environment and Energy
  3/22/2007SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Recommend Do Adopt Environment and Energy; 008-000-000
  3/22/2007SenateRecalled to Second Reading
  3/22/2007SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Adopted; Cullerton
  3/22/2007SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading March 27, 2007
  3/30/2007SenateRule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2007
  4/19/2007SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Michael Noland
  4/19/2007SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Jacqueline Y. Collins
  4/25/2007SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. John J. Millner
  4/25/2007SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Jeffrey M. Schoenberg
  4/25/2007SenateThird Reading - Passed; 057-000-000
  4/25/2007HouseArrived in House
  4/25/2007HousePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading
  4/25/2007HouseChief House Sponsor Rep. Harry Osterman
  4/25/2007HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Sidney H. Mathias
  4/25/2007HouseFirst Reading
  4/25/2007HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  4/30/2007HouseAssigned to Executive Committee
  5/2/2007HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Franco Coladipietro
  5/18/2007HouseCommittee Deadline Extended-Rule 9(b) May 25, 2007
  5/25/2007HouseFinal Action Deadline Extended-9(b) May 31, 2007
  5/31/2007HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  1/13/2009SenateSession Sine Die

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