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 Bill Status of SB1969  100th General Assembly

Short Description:  EPA-USED-WASTE TIRES

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Scott M. Bennett

House Sponsors
(Rep. Carol Ammons - Chad Hays and Kelly M. Burke)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  8/24/2017SenatePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0327

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
415 ILCS 5/55from Ch. 111 1/2, par. 1055
415 ILCS 5/55.6from Ch. 111 1/2, par. 1055.6
415 ILCS 5/55.6a

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Environmental Protection Act. Makes changes to a provision prohibiting persons from causing or allowing water to accumulate in used or waste tires. Provides an exception for residential households that keep no more than 4 (rather than 12) used or waste tires at the site if they are covered and kept dry. Changes the maximum amount of money that may be allocated from the Used Tire Management Fund for specified purposes from $2,000,000 per fiscal year to $4,000,000 per fiscal year. Provides that 10% of allocations from the Used Tire Management Fund shall be allocated to the University of Illinois for the Prairie Research Institute (rather than to the Department of Natural Resources for the Illinois Natural History Survey) for specified research purposes. Provides that moneys in excess of $4,000,0000 (rather than $2,000,000) per fiscal year from the Used Tire Management Fund shall be used for specified purposes. Provides that a specified amount of the moneys in excess of $4,000,000 per year from the Used Tire Management Fund shall be used to provide grants to public universities for vector-related research, disease-related research, and for related laboratory-based equipment and field-based equipment. Provides that $300,000 from the Emergency Public Health Fund shall be allocated annually to the University of Illinois (rather than the Department of Natural Resources) for specified research purposes. Effective immediately.

DateChamber Action
  2/10/2017SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Scott M. Bennett
  2/10/2017SenateFirst Reading
  2/10/2017SenateReferred to Assignments
  2/28/2017SenateAssigned to Environment and Conservation
  3/9/2017SenatePostponed - Environment and Conservation
  3/16/2017SenateDo Pass Environment and Conservation; 007-002-000
  3/16/2017SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading March 28, 2017
  4/6/2017SenateSecond Reading
  4/6/2017SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading April 25, 2017
  4/27/2017SenateThird Reading - Passed; 040-011-000
  4/28/2017HouseArrived in House
  5/10/2017HouseChief House Sponsor Rep. Carol Ammons
  5/11/2017HouseFirst Reading
  5/11/2017HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  5/15/2017HouseAssigned to Environment
  5/19/2017HouseCommittee Deadline Extended-Rule 9(b) May 26, 2017
  5/23/2017HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Kelly M. Burke
  5/25/2017HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Environment; 018-000-000
  5/25/2017HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  5/25/2017HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  5/25/2017HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  5/26/2017HouseFinal Action Deadline Extended-9(b) May 31, 2017
  5/30/2017HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 103-007-000
  5/30/2017SenatePassed Both Houses
  5/31/2017HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Chad Hays
  6/28/2017SenateSent to the Governor
  8/24/2017SenateGovernor Approved
  8/24/2017SenateEffective Date August 24, 2017
  8/24/2017SenatePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0327

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