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 Bill Status of HB2879  9th General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. William Davis

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/8/2013HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
505 ILCS 80/6from Ch. 5, par. 55.6
505 ILCS 80/6afrom Ch. 5, par. 55.6a
505 ILCS 80/6bfrom Ch. 5, par. 55.6b

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Illinois Fertilizer Act of 1961. Provides that inspection fees for all commercial fertilizers and custom mixes shall be $1 per ton (up from 25˘ per ton). Provides that seven-eighths (up from one-half) of the $1 per ton inspection fee shall be paid into the Fertilizer Control Fund. Provides that not less than 50% of the funds appropriated to the fertilizer research and education program shall be used for projects designed to avoid or reduce water pollution that may arise from the use of fertilizer in agriculture. Increases the Fertilizer Research and Education Council members to 15 (up from 9) and provides qualifications for the additional members. Makes other changes. Effective January 1, 2012.

DateChamber Action
  2/22/2011HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. William Davis
  2/22/2011HouseFirst Reading
  2/22/2011HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/24/2011HouseAssigned to Agriculture & Conservation Committee
  3/17/2011HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  1/8/2013HouseSession Sine Die

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