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 Bill Status of SB3447  101st General Assembly


Senate Sponsors
Sen. Laura Fine and Emil Jones, III

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/13/2021SenateSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
20 ILCS 830/1-3from Ch. 96 1/2, par. 9701-3
20 ILCS 830/1-4from Ch. 96 1/2, par. 9701-4
20 ILCS 830/1-5from Ch. 96 1/2, par. 9701-5
20 ILCS 830/1-6from Ch. 96 1/2, par. 9701-6
20 ILCS 830/2-1from Ch. 96 1/2, par. 9702-1
20 ILCS 830/Art. IIIA heading new
20 ILCS 830/3A-1 new
20 ILCS 830/3A-2 new
20 ILCS 830/3A-3 new
20 ILCS 830/3A-4 new
30 ILCS 105/5.930 new

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Interagency Wetland Policy Act of 1989. Sets forth that State agencies shall avoid adverse impacts to unprotected wetlands by requiring the issuance of a license signed by the Director of the Department of Natural Resources and authenticated by the seal thereof. Provides that State agencies shall work to prevent or reduce overall net loss of the State's existing wetland acres or their functional value due to State-licensed activities. Adds the definitions of "unprotected wetland", "protective county program", and "nonprohibited discharge of dredged fill or materials" to the Act. Creates the State Wetland Conservation Fund. Provides that the Department of Natural Resources shall grant a license for certain activities in unprotected wetlands to applicants who pay a fee per acre of wetland to be adversely impacted by such activities. Provides that the fee shall be progressive and based on the quality of the wetland or wetlands to be adversely impacted. Provides that revenues raised from the fees shall be placed in the State Wetland Conservation Fund. Makes a corresponding change in the State Finance Act. Effective immediately.

DateChamber Action
  2/14/2020SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Laura Fine
  2/14/2020SenateFirst Reading
  2/14/2020SenateReferred to Assignments
  2/27/2020SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Emil Jones, III
  1/13/2021SenateSession Sine Die

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