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 Bill Status of SB1891  102nd General Assembly


Short Description:  HWY CD-MIX DESIGNS

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Martin A. Sandoval - James F. Clayborne, Jr. - Terry Link - David Koehler

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/10/2017SenateSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
605 ILCS 5/4-221


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Illinois Highway Code. Requires the Department of Transportation to develop and implement a performance-based specification applicable to designs for all hot mix asphalt projects, which includes minimum criteria for balancing acceptable safety and performance characteristics. Provides that the purpose of the performance-based specification is to incentivize the use of recycled materials, lower cost alternatives, and sustainable practices. Allows the Governor to appoint 2 sustainability officers for the purpose of monitoring the advancement of green technology initiatives throughout the State. Provides that within 60 days after the completion of each fiscal year, the Department shall provide a written report of the initiatives utilized in each district or region during the previous year. Provides that the report shall include an analysis of the cost effectiveness of the initiatives and shall outline the proposed initiatives for the current year. Requires the Department to send a copy of the report to the Speaker and Minority Leader of the House of Representatives and the President and Minority Leader of the Senate.

Senate Committee Amendment No. 1
Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Illinois Highway Code. Retains provision concerning the use of mix designs with changes. Requires the Department of Transportation to develop and implement a performance-based specification applicable to designs for all hot mix asphalt projects, which includes minimum criteria for balancing acceptable safety and performance characteristics by utilizing either testing methods approved by the American Society for Testing and Materials or full standards approved by the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials. Provides that the purpose of the performance-based specification is to incentivize the use of recycled materials, lower cost alternatives, and sustainable practices, including but not limited to, the use of recycled asphalt shingles, reclaimed asphalt pavement, warm mix asphalt, and ground tire rubber. Allows the Governor to appoint 2 sustainability officers for the purpose of monitoring the advancement of green technology initiatives throughout the State. Provides that within 60 days after the completion of each fiscal year, the Department shall provide a written report of the initiatives utilized in each district during the previous year. Provides that the report shall include an analysis of the cost effectiveness of the initiatives and shall outline the proposed initiatives for the current year. Requires the Department to send a copy of the report to the Speaker and Minority Leader of the House of Representatives and the President and Minority Leader of the Senate.

Senate Committee Amendment No. 2
Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Illinois Highway Code. Reinserts the provisions of the introduced bill with changes. Requires the Department of Transportation to develop and implement a performance-based specification applicable to designs for all hot mix asphalt projects, which includes minimum criteria for balancing acceptable safety and performance characteristics by utilizing either testing methods approved by the American Society for Testing and Materials or standards approved by the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials. Provides that the purpose of the performance-based specification is to incentivize the use of recycled materials, lower cost alternatives, and sustainable practices, including but not limited to, the use of recycled asphalt shingles, reclaimed asphalt pavement, warm mix asphalt, and ground tire rubber. Allows the Governor to appoint 2 sustainability officers for the purpose of monitoring the advancement of green technology initiatives throughout the State. Provides that within 60 days after the completion of each fiscal year, the Department shall provide a written report of the initiatives utilized in each district during the previous year. Provides that the report shall include an analysis of the cost effectiveness of the initiatives and shall outline the proposed initiatives for the current year. Requires the Department to send a copy of the report to the Speaker and Minority Leader of the House of Representatives and the President and Minority Leader of the Senate. Provides that the Department shall only be required to produce a report of the initiatives utilized in each district during the previous year for the first 3 years after the effective date of this amendatory Act.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/20/2015SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Martin A. Sandoval
  2/20/2015SenateFirst Reading
  2/20/2015SenateReferred to Assignments
  3/10/2015SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. David Koehler
  3/10/2015SenateSponsor Removed Sen. David Koehler
  3/11/2015SenateAssigned to Transportation
  3/11/2015SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. James F. Clayborne, Jr.
  3/12/2015SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Terry Link
  3/18/2015SenatePostponed - Transportation
  3/24/2015SenatePostponed - Transportation
  3/27/2015SenateRule 2-10 Committee Deadline Established As April 24, 2015
  4/8/2015SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Martin A. Sandoval
  4/8/2015SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Assignments
  4/14/2015SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Assignments Refers to Transportation
  4/15/2015SenatePostponed - Transportation
  4/15/2015SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Postponed - Transportation
  4/24/2015SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 2 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Martin A. Sandoval
  4/24/2015SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 2 Referred to Assignments
  4/24/2015SenateRule 2-10 Committee/3rd Reading Deadline Established As May 15, 2015
  4/28/2015SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 2 Assignments Refers to Transportation
  4/29/2015SenatePostponed - Transportation
  4/29/2015SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Postponed - Transportation
  4/29/2015SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 2 Postponed - Transportation
  4/30/2015SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. David Koehler
  5/5/2015SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted
  5/5/2015SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 2 Adopted
  5/6/2015SenateDo Pass as Amended Transportation; 019-000-000
  5/6/2015SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading May 7, 2015
  5/15/2015SenateRule 2-10 Committee/3rd Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2015
  10/8/2015SenateRule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As October 20, 2015
  10/10/2015SenatePursuant to Senate Rule 3-9(b) / Referred to Assignments
  1/10/2017SenateSession Sine Die

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