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 Bill Status of HB2569  103rd General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Suzanne M. Ness and Kam Buckner

Energy & Environment Committee Hearing Mar 22 2023 8:00AM Capitol Building Room 114 Springfield, IL - House Floor Amendment 1

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  3/22/2023HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
415 ILCS 20/3from Ch. 111 1/2, par. 7053

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Illinois Solid Waste Management Act. Provides that all State agencies and local governments shall consider whether compost products can be utilized in the land maintenance activity project when soliciting and reviewing bids for land maintenance activity projects. Provides that, if compost products can be used in the project, the State agency or local government must use compost products unless the compost products: (1) are not available within a reasonable period of time; (2) do not comply with existing purchasing standards; or (3) do not comply with federal or State health and safety standards. Provides that State agencies and local governments are encouraged to give priority to purchasing compost products from companies that produce compost products locally, are certified by a nationally recognized organization, and produce compost products that are derived from municipal solid waste compost programs.

House Floor Amendment No. 1
Provides that beginning January 1, 2024, the Department of Transportation shall report each year to the General Assembly: (i) the volume of compost used in State highway construction projects; (ii) the status of compost and compost-based products used in State highway construction projects; and (iii) recommendations to maximize the use of compost as a recycled material in State highway construction projects.

DateChamber Action
  2/15/2023HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Suzanne M. Ness
  2/15/2023HouseFirst Reading
  2/15/2023HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/28/2023HouseAssigned to Energy & Environment Committee
  3/7/2023HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Energy & Environment Committee; 019-010-000
  3/8/2023HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  3/8/2023HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Kam Buckner
  3/20/2023HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Suzanne M. Ness
  3/20/2023HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  3/21/2023HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Energy & Environment Committee
  3/22/2023HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Recommends Be Adopted Energy & Environment Committee; 024-000-000
  3/22/2023HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Adopted
  3/22/2023HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  3/22/2023HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate

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