IL HB0685 | 2017-2018 | 100th General Assembly


Spectrum: Bipartisan Bill
Status: Engrossed on March 7 2017 - 50% progression
Action: 2017-04-13 - Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Mark Batinick
Pending: Senate Assignments Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Engrossed) [HTML]


Amends the Counties Code and Illinois Municipal Code. Provides that counties and municipalities may not classify milkweed as a noxious or exotic weed. Limits home rule powers.

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Roll Calls

2017-03-07 - House - Third Reading in House (Y: 114 N: 2 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2017-04-13HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Mark Batinick
2017-04-13SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Chris Nybo
2017-03-24SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Ira I. Silverstein
2017-03-23SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Patricia Van Pelt
2017-03-22SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. John G. Mulroe
2017-03-10SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Julie A. Morrison
2017-03-09SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Cristina Castro
2017-03-08SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Linda Holmes
2017-03-08SenateReferred to Assignments
2017-03-08SenateFirst Reading
2017-03-08SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. Melinda Bush
2017-03-08SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading
2017-03-08SenateArrive in Senate
2017-03-07HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Sonya M. Harper
2017-03-07HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Mike Fortner
2017-03-07HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 114-002-000
2017-03-07HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Lindsay Parkhurst
2017-03-07HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Sam Yingling
2017-03-07HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Grant Wehrli
2017-02-24HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
2017-02-24HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
2017-02-24HouseRemoved Co-Sponsor Rep. Robyn Gabel
2017-02-24HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Robyn Gabel
2017-02-23HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
2017-02-22HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Tim Butler
2017-02-22HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Margo McDermed
2017-02-22HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Environment; 018-000-000
2017-02-22HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Robyn Gabel
2017-02-22HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Carol Sente
2017-02-22HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Steven A. Andersson
2017-02-08HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Allen Skillicorn
2017-02-08HouseAssigned to Environment
2017-01-25HouseReferred to Rules Committee
2017-01-25HouseFirst Reading
2017-01-25HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Anna Moeller

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
5555-1057.5New CodeSee Bill Text
65511-20-6.5New CodeSee Bill Text

Illinois State Sources

Bill Comments