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 Bill Status of SB3369  102nd General Assembly


Short Description:  MOTOR FUEL-NATURAL GAS

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Don Harmon - Melinda Bush and Toi W. Hutchinson

House Sponsors
(Rep. Elaine Nekritz)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/13/2015SenateSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
35 ILCS 505/1.8from Ch. 120, par. 417.8
35 ILCS 505/1.8A new
35 ILCS 505/1.13C new
35 ILCS 505/2from Ch. 120, par. 418
35 ILCS 505/2afrom Ch. 120, par. 418a
35 ILCS 505/5from Ch. 120, par. 421
225 ILCS 470/2from Ch. 147, par. 102
225 ILCS 470/8from Ch. 147, par. 108


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Motor Fuel Tax Law. Provides that the tax imposed on the privilege of operating motor vehicles that use liquefied natural gas is 21.5 cents per gallon. Provides that, in the case of liquefied natural gas, "gallon" means a diesel gallon equivalent. Contains definitions. Amends the Weights and Measures Act. Provides that liquefied natural gas used as motor fuel shall be sold in diesel gallon equivalents, and compressed natural gas shall be sold in either gasoline gallon equivalents or diesel gallon equivalents.

Senate Floor Amendment No. 1
Adds reference to:
35 ILCS 505/1.8B new
415 ILCS 125/310

Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Motor Fuel Tax Law. Provides that the tax imposed on the privilege of operating motor vehicles that use liquefied natural gas or propane is 21.5 cents per gallon. Provides that the tax imposed on compressed natural gas is 19 cents per gallon. Provides that, in the case of liquefied natural gas and propane, "gallon" means a diesel gallon equivalent. Amends the Weights and Measures Act. Provides that liquefied natural gas used as motor fuel shall be sold in diesel gallon equivalents, and compressed natural gas shall be sold in gasoline gallon equivalents. Provides that propane used as motor fuel shall be sold in actual measured gallon volumetric units, subject to adjustment for the purposes of determining the diesel gallon equivalents that are subject to the tax rates under the Motor Fuel Tax Law. Amends the Environmental Impact Fee Law. Provides that no fee is imposed on the importation or receipt of liquefied natural gas (i) sold to or used by a rail carrier or (ii) consumed or used in the operation of ships, barges, or vessels that are used primarily in or for the transportation of property in interstate commerce for hire on rivers bordering Illinois if the natural gas is delivered to the ship, barge, or vessel by a licensed receiver.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/14/2014SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Don Harmon
  2/14/2014SenateFirst Reading
  2/14/2014SenateReferred to Assignments
  2/18/2014SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Toi W. Hutchinson
  2/25/2014SenateAssigned to Revenue
  3/21/2014SenateDo Pass Revenue; 010-000-000
  3/21/2014SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading March 25, 2014
  3/24/2014SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Melinda Bush
  3/27/2014SenateSecond Reading
  3/27/2014SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading April 1, 2014
  4/4/2014SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Don Harmon
  4/4/2014SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Referred to Assignments
  4/7/2014SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Assignments Refers to Revenue
  4/8/2014SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Recommend Do Adopt Revenue; 008-000-000
  4/8/2014SenateRecalled to Second Reading
  4/8/2014SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Adopted; Harmon
  4/8/2014SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading
  4/8/2014SenateThird Reading - Passed; 055-000-000
  4/9/2014HouseArrived in House
  4/9/2014HouseChief House Sponsor Rep. Elaine Nekritz
  4/9/2014HouseFirst Reading
  4/9/2014HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  4/28/2014HouseAssigned to Revenue & Finance Committee
  5/1/2014HouseTo Sales and Other Taxes Subcommittee
  5/16/2014HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  1/13/2015SenateSession Sine Die

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