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 Bill Status of SB3436  9th General Assembly


Senate Sponsors
Sen. Michael W. Frerichs - Linda Holmes - David Koehler, Wm. Sam McCann, John M. Sullivan and Christine J. Johnson

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

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
505 ILCS 80/2from Ch. 5, par. 55.2
505 ILCS 80/3from Ch. 5, par. 55.3
505 ILCS 80/4from Ch. 5, par. 55.4
505 ILCS 80/5from Ch. 5, par. 55.5
505 ILCS 80/6from Ch. 5, par. 55.6
505 ILCS 80/6afrom Ch. 5, par. 55.6a
505 ILCS 80/7from Ch. 5, par. 55.7
505 ILCS 80/8from Ch. 5, par. 55.8
505 ILCS 80/9from Ch. 5, par. 55.9
505 ILCS 80/10from Ch. 5, par. 55.10
505 ILCS 80/11from Ch. 5, par. 55.11
505 ILCS 80/12from Ch. 5, par. 55.12
505 ILCS 80/13from Ch. 5, par. 55.13
505 ILCS 80/14from Ch. 5, par. 55.14
505 ILCS 80/15from Ch. 5, par. 55.15
505 ILCS 80/16from Ch. 5, par. 55.16
505 ILCS 80/17from Ch. 5, par. 55.17
505 ILCS 80/18afrom Ch. 5, par. 55.18a
505 ILCS 80/19from Ch. 5, par. 55.19
505 ILCS 80/20from Ch. 5, par. 55.20
505 ILCS 80/21from Ch. 5, par. 55.21
505 ILCS 80/21.5 new
505 ILCS 80/6b rep.
505 ILCS 80/18 rep.

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Illinois Fertilizer Act of 1961. Makes changes to the definitions. Provides for labeling requirements for fertilizers or custom blends. Provides that it shall be unlawful for misbranding or for the adulteration of a fertilizer within the State. Provides that the Director of the Department of Agriculture may refuse to register a fertilizer or cancel or suspend a fertilizer registration, custom blend, or fertilizer if certain specified claims are made. Permits the Director to issue and serve a written stop sale, stop use, or regulate removal upon an owner, operator, manager, or agent in charge of fertilizer. Creates the Nutrient Research and Education Council (NREC) for the purpose of pursuing nutrient research and providing educational programs to ensure the adoption and implementation of practices that optimize nutrient use efficiency, ensure soil fertility, and address environmental concerns with regard to fertilizer use. Provides that the Department has the authority to issue subpoenas, temporary restraining orders, or preliminary or permanent injunctions against any person from violating or continuing to violate any provision of the Act. Provides for penalties based on type of violation. Repeals a provision concerning fund appropriations and seizure, condemnation, and sale of fertilizers. Makes other corresponding changes. Effective immediately.

DateChamber Action
  2/7/2012SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Michael W. Frerichs
  2/7/2012SenateFirst Reading
  2/7/2012SenateReferred to Assignments
  2/17/2012SenateAssigned to Agriculture and Conservation
  2/23/2012SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Wm. Sam McCann
  2/23/2012SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Linda Holmes
  2/24/2012SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. John M. Sullivan
  2/28/2012SenateDo Pass Agriculture and Conservation; 008-000-000
  2/28/2012SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading February 29, 2012
  2/28/2012SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. David Koehler
  3/1/2012SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Christine J. Johnson
  3/1/2012SenateSecond Reading
  3/1/2012SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading March 6, 2012
  5/2/2012SenateRe-referred to Assignments
  1/8/2013SenateSession Sine Die

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