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 Bill Status of SB1724  102nd General Assembly


Short Description:  REPORT-SETTING OF WATER RATES

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Napoleon Harris, III - John F. Curran - Robert Peters - Christopher Belt, Laura Fine, Ann Gillespie and Sara Feigenholtz

House Sponsors
(Rep. La Shawn K. Ford - Kelly M. Cassidy - Jonathan Carroll - John Connor - Emanuel Chris Welch, Rita Mayfield, Frances Ann Hurley and LaToya Greenwood)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  8/23/2019SenatePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0562

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
110 ILCS 425/22 new


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the University of Illinois Scientific Surveys Act. Provides that, subject to appropriation, no later than December 1, 2020, the Illinois State Water Survey, in coordination with the Department of Public Health, must issue a report evaluating the setting of water rates throughout Illinois; specifies report requirements. Provides that in developing the report, the Illinois State Water Survey shall form an advisory committee; provides for the committee's membership. Provides that no later than 60 days after the effective date of the amendatory Act, the Illinois State Water Survey must provide an opportunity for public comment on the questions to be addressed in the report, the metrics to be used, and the recommendations that need to be issued. Repeals the provision on January 1, 2021. Effective immediately.

Senate Floor Amendment No. 1
Deletes reference to:
110 ILCS 425/22 new
Adds reference to:
110 ILCS 305/105 new

Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the University of Illinois Act. Provides that, subject to appropriation, no later than December 1, 2020, the Government Finance Research Center at the University of Illinois at Chicago, in coordination with an intergovernmental advisory committee, must issue a report evaluating the setting of water rates throughout the Lake Michigan service area of northeastern Illinois and, no later than December 1, 2021, for the remainder of Illinois; specifies report requirements. Provides that in developing the report, the Government Finance Research Center shall form an advisory committee; provides for the committee's membership. Provides that no later than 60 days after the effective date of the amendatory Act, the Department of Public Health must provide an opportunity for public comment on the questions to be addressed in the report, the metrics to be used, and the recommendations that need to be issued. Repeals the provision on January 1, 2022. Effective immediately.

House Committee Amendment No. 1
Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Reinserts the provisions of the engrossed bill with the following changes. Changes the person who appoints certain members of the advisory committee to the Director of the Government Finance Research Center (rather than the Director of Public Health). Requires the Government Finance Research Center (rather than the Department of Public Health) to provide administrative and other support to the committee. Requires the Government Finance Research Center (rather than the Department of Public Health) to provide an opportunity for public comment on the questions to be addressed in the water rates report, the metrics to be used, and the recommendations that need to be issued. Effective immediately.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/15/2019SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Napoleon Harris, III
  2/15/2019SenateFirst Reading
  2/15/2019SenateReferred to Assignments
  2/20/2019SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Laura Fine
  2/27/2019SenateAssigned to Environment and Conservation
  3/7/2019SenateDo Pass Environment and Conservation; 007-000-000
  3/7/2019SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading March 12, 2019
  3/13/2019SenateSecond Reading
  3/13/2019SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading March 14, 2019
  3/15/2019SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Napoleon Harris, III
  3/15/2019SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Referred to Assignments
  3/19/2019SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Assignments Refers to Environment and Conservation
  3/21/2019SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Recommend Do Adopt Environment and Conservation; 007-000-000
  3/27/2019SenateRecalled to Second Reading
  3/27/2019SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Adopted; Harris
  3/27/2019SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading
  3/28/2019SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. John F. Curran
  3/28/2019SenateThird Reading - Passed; 049-000-000
  3/28/2019HouseArrived in House
  3/28/2019HouseChief House Sponsor Rep. La Shawn K. Ford
  3/28/2019HouseFirst Reading
  3/28/2019HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  4/9/2019HouseAssigned to Public Utilities Committee
  4/9/2019HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. La Shawn K. Ford
  4/9/2019HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  4/30/2019HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Public Utilities Committee
  5/1/2019HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Kelly M. Cassidy
  5/7/2019HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted in Public Utilities Committee; by Voice Vote
  5/7/2019HouseDo Pass as Amended / Short Debate Public Utilities Committee; 012-000-000
  5/8/2019HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  5/16/2019HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  5/16/2019HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  5/23/2019HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 108-008-000
  5/23/2019HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Jonathan Carroll
  5/23/2019HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. John Connor
  5/23/2019HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Emanuel Chris Welch
  5/23/2019HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Rita Mayfield
  5/23/2019HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Frances Ann Hurley
  5/23/2019HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. LaToya Greenwood
  5/23/2019SenateSecretary's Desk - Concurrence House Amendment(s) 1
  5/23/2019SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of Concurrence House Amendment(s) 1 - May 24, 2019
  5/24/2019SenateHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Filed with Secretary Sen. Napoleon Harris, III
  5/24/2019SenateHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Referred to Assignments
  5/28/2019SenateHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Assignments Referred to Environment and Conservation
  5/29/2019SenateHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Motion To Concur Recommended Do Adopt Environment and Conservation; 007-000-000
  5/31/2019SenateHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Senate Concurs 058-000-000
  5/31/2019SenateSenate Concurs
  5/31/2019SenatePassed Both Houses
  6/28/2019SenateSent to the Governor
  8/23/2019SenateGovernor Approved
  8/23/2019SenateEffective Date August 23, 2019
  8/23/2019SenatePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0562
  2/18/2020SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Robert Peters
  2/18/2020SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Christopher Belt
  2/18/2020SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Ann Gillespie
  2/20/2020SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Sara Feigenholtz

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