DART-SAVIANO-ACEVEDO-BROSNAHAN, LANG, MCCARTHY,
O'BRIEN, JOHNSON,TIM, SCULLY, GIGLIO, SLONE, SCOTT,
GRANBERG, CROTTY, LYONS,JOSEPH, FRITCHEY, BRADLEY AND MCKEON.
ELECTRICIAN LICENSING ACT
Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
Creates the Electrician Licensing Act. Provides for regulation of
electricians and electrical contractors. Establishes fines for
violations of the Act. Provides for concurrent exercise by home rule
units. Amends the Regulatory Sunset Act to repeal this Act January 1,
2010. Effective January 1, 2000.
FISCAL NOTE (Dept. of Labor)
Initial start-up costs would total approximately $198,500.
Additional expenses for administration and enforcement cannot
HOME RULE NOTE (Dept. of Commerce and Community Affairs)
HB 233 pre-empts home rule authority.
STATE MANDATES NOTE (Dept. of Commerce and Community Affairs)
Creates a personnel mandate for which reimbursement is
required; no cost estimate is available.
HOUSING AFFORDABILITY NOTE (Housing Development Authority)
No fiscal effect on a single-family residence.
FISCAL NOTE, H-AM 2, 3 (Dept. of Labor)
Same as previous Dept. of Labor fiscal note.
CORRECTIONAL NOTE, H-AM 2, 3 (Dept. of Corrections)
There will be no fiscal or population impact on this Dept.
HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 2.
Adds reference to:
30 ILCS 105/5.490 new
Provides for fee by rule. Provides that fees may not exceed
specified amounts. Changes dates in the Section regarding electricians
practicing before this Act from January 1, 2000 to July 1, 2000.
Provides that governmental inspectors meeting certain requirements
shall be granted a one year journeyman electrician license. Exempts
any manufacturing corporation that engages in the activities
incidental to operation or maintenance of its existing business and
facilities from the application of the Act. Provides that the Act does
apply to a manufacturing corporation that is involved in new
construction that results in the expansion of its business and
existing facilities. Provides that the Act shall not be construed to
prevent the employees of an owner or operator of a farm from
conducting certain activities in regard to wiring, apparatus, or
equipment for electric light, heat, or power on the farm. Exempts
certain persons from the application of the Act. Provides an exemption
for employees of an electric utility or electric utility affiliate,
communications or railway utility, electric, telephone, or
telecommunication cooperative, or telephone company under specified
conditions from the application of the Act and from inspection.
Provides for the deposit of fees and fines into the Electrical Safety
Standards Fund. Amends the State Finance Act to create the Electrical
Safety Standards Fund. Provides for an extension of time during which
a representative may continue to carry on the business of a decedent
after the death of a master electrician who is an electrical
contractor. Changes the effective date to July 1, 2000.
HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 3.
Provides that the Department shall establish standards and
qualifications for electrical inspectors by rule. Removes the
requirement that Department inspectors hold licenses as master or
HOUSING AFFORDABILITY NOTE, H-AM 2, 3
(Housing Development Authority)
Same as previous housing affordability note.
Last action on Bill: SESSION SINE DIE
Last action date: 01-01-09
Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE - 2 SENATE - 0
END OF INQUIRY
Full Text Bill Status