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 Bill Status of SB0171  102nd General Assembly


Short Description:  DRYCLEANER RESPONSE TRUST FUND

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Iris Y. Martinez

House Sponsors
(Rep. Ann M. Williams - Tim Butler - Robyn Gabel - Natalie A. Manley - David A. Welter, Deanne M. Mazzochi, Debbie Meyers-Martin, Karina Villa, Emanuel Chris Welch, Joyce Mason, Diane Pappas, Sara Feigenholtz, Nicholas K. Smith, Arthur Turner, Will Guzzardi, Kelly M. Cassidy, Barbara Hernandez, John Connor, Michelle Mussman, Anna Moeller, Mary E. Flowers, La Shawn K. Ford, Martin J. Moylan, Keith R. Wheeler, Charles Meier, Mark Batinick, Dan Ugaste, Grant Wehrli and Mike Murphy)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  8/16/2019SenatePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0400

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
415 ILCS 135/10
415 ILCS 135/40
415 ILCS 135/85


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Drycleaner Environmental Response Trust Fund Act. Provides that an active drycleaning facility that has previously received or is currently receiving reimbursement for the costs of a remedial action shall maintain continuous financial assurance for environmental liability coverage in the amount of at least $500,000 until the earlier of (i) January 1, 2030 (currently, January 1, 2020) or (ii) the date the Drycleaner Environmental Response Trust Fund Council determines the drycleaning facility is an inactive drycleaning facility. Extends the repeal date for specified fee and tax provisions of the Drycleaner Environmental Response Trust Fund Act to January 1, 2030 (currently, January 1, 2020). Effective immediately.

Senate Floor Amendment No. 1
Adds reference to:
415 ILCS 5/22.57
415 ILCS 135/5
415 ILCS 135/10
415 ILCS 135/25
415 ILCS 135/40
415 ILCS 135/50
415 ILCS 135/55
415 ILCS 135/60
415 ILCS 135/65
415 ILCS 135/69
415 ILCS 135/69.5 new
415 ILCS 135/77 new
415 ILCS 135/12 new
415 ILCS 135/31 new
415 ILCS 135/45
415 ILCS 135/85
415 ILCS 135/15 rep.
415 ILCS 135/20 rep.
415 ILCS 135/30 rep.
415 ILCS 135/75 rep.
415 ILCS 135/80 rep.

Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Drycleaner Environmental Response Trust Fund Act. Provides for the transfer of the powers, duties, rights, and responsibilities of the Drycleaner Environmental Response Trust Fund Council to the Environmental Protection Agency. Makes corresponding changes. Makes corresponding changes, including providing that an owner or operator of a drycleaning facility may purchase specified insurance under the Act through the effective date of the amendatory Act (currently, there is no end date) and providing that financial assurance shall be offered for claims arising before July 1, 2020 (currently, there is no end date). Provides that during any fiscal year, no more than $600,000 shall be appropriated to the Agency from the Fund for administrative expenses, except for (i) any costs of complying with Title XVII of the Environmental Protection Act or (ii) any costs incurred by the Agency in performing investigative or remedial actions. Makes changes to provisions concerning the Drycleaner Environmental Response Trust Fund, powers and duties of the Council, remedial action accounts, drycleaning facility licenses and license fees, a drycleaning solvent tax, civil penalties, and audits and reports. Adds provisions concerning termination of contract with the Fund Administrator, criminal penalties, and review of final Council decisions. Changes the repeal date for specified fee and tax provisions from January 1, 2020 to January 1, 2030. Repeals provisions concerning creation of the Council, Council rules, audits and reports, and the adjustment of fees and taxes. Makes other changes. Amends the Environmental Protection Act. Makes changes to provisions concerning training requirements for a person who operates a perchloroethylene drycleaning machine. Effective July 1, 2020, except that the language in the Drycleaner Environmental Response Trust Fund Act concerning transfer of Council functions to the Agency, termination of contract with the Fund administrator, the insurance account, the eventual repeal of specified fee and tax provisions, and the repeal of provisions regarding the adjustment of fees and taxes take effect immediately.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  1/30/2019SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Iris Y. Martinez
  1/30/2019SenateFirst Reading
  1/30/2019SenateReferred to Assignments
  2/6/2019SenateAssigned to Environment and Conservation
  2/20/2019SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Laura M. Murphy
  3/7/2019SenateDo Pass Environment and Conservation; 008-000-000
  3/7/2019SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading March 12, 2019
  4/5/2019SenateSponsor Removed Sen. Laura M. Murphy
  4/9/2019SenateSecond Reading
  4/9/2019SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading April 10, 2019
  4/12/2019SenateRule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As May 2, 2019
  4/26/2019SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Iris Y. Martinez
  4/26/2019SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Referred to Assignments
  4/30/2019SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Assignments Refers to Licensed Activities
  5/1/2019SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Recommend Do Adopt Licensed Activities; 005-001-001
  5/1/2019SenateRecalled to Second Reading
  5/1/2019SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Adopted; Martinez
  5/1/2019SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading
  5/1/2019SenateThird Reading - Passed; 047-003-000
  5/1/2019HouseArrived in House
  5/1/2019HouseChief House Sponsor Rep. Tim Butler
  5/2/2019HouseFirst Reading
  5/2/2019HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  5/7/2019HouseAssigned to Energy & Environment Committee
  5/8/2019HouseAlternate Chief Sponsor Changed to Rep. Ann M. Williams
  5/8/2019HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Tim Butler
  5/10/2019HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  5/14/2019HouseAssigned to Energy & Environment Committee
  5/14/2019HouseFinal Action Deadline Extended-9(b) May 31, 2019
  5/14/2019HouseMotion Filed to Suspend Rule 21 Energy & Environment Committee; Rep. Gregory Harris
  5/14/2019HouseMotion to Suspend Rule 21 - Prevailed
  5/16/2019HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Energy & Environment Committee; 031-000-000
  5/16/2019HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  5/17/2019HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Deanne M. Mazzochi
  5/21/2019HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Debbie Meyers-Martin
  5/21/2019HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Karina Villa
  5/21/2019HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Emanuel Chris Welch
  5/21/2019HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Joyce Mason
  5/21/2019HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Robyn Gabel
  5/21/2019HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Natalie A. Manley
  5/21/2019HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  5/21/2019HouseHeld on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Short Debate
  5/21/2019HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Diane Pappas
  5/21/2019HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Sara Feigenholtz
  5/22/2019HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Nicholas K. Smith
  5/22/2019HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Arthur Turner
  5/22/2019HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Will Guzzardi
  5/22/2019HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Kelly M. Cassidy
  5/22/2019HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Barbara Hernandez
  5/22/2019HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. John Connor
  5/22/2019HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Michelle Mussman
  5/22/2019HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Anna Moeller
  5/22/2019HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Mary E. Flowers
  5/22/2019HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Martin J. Moylan
  5/22/2019HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Keith R. Wheeler
  5/22/2019HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Charles Meier
  5/22/2019HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Mark Batinick
  5/22/2019HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Dan Ugaste
  5/22/2019HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Grant Wehrli
  5/22/2019HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Mike Murphy
  5/22/2019HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. David A. Welter
  5/22/2019HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. La Shawn K. Ford
  5/27/2019HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  5/27/2019HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 103-012-001
  5/27/2019SenatePassed Both Houses
  6/25/2019SenateSent to the Governor
  8/16/2019SenateGovernor Approved
  8/16/2019SenateEffective Date July 1, 2020
  8/16/2019SenatePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0400

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