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 Bill Status of HB5067  103rd General Assembly

Short Description:  DNR-LAWNS TO LEGUMES

House Sponsors
Rep. Sonya M. Harper

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  2/8/2024HouseReferred to Rules Committee

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act

Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Lawns to Legumes Act. Establishes the Lawns to Legumes Program, which requires the Department of Natural Resources to provide assistance for installing pollinator-friendly native plants in residential lawns to protect and support native species of pollinators. Provides that the Department shall adopt rules for the Program. Provides for individual support grants to reimburse Illinois residents for up to $400, subject to appropriation and other requirements. Provides for demonstration neighborhood grants to units of local government and nonprofit organizations through a request for proposal process, subject to appropriation and other requirements. Provides that homeowners associations and common interest communities may not prohibit the planting of pollinator habitats. Defines terms.

DateChamber Action
  2/8/2024HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Sonya M. Harper
  2/8/2024HouseFirst Reading
  2/8/2024HouseReferred to Rules Committee

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