IL HB0685 | 2017-2018 | 100th General Assembly


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Slight Partisan Bill (Democrat 15-9)
Status: Passed on December 8 2017 - 100% progression
Action: 2017-12-08 - Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0557
Text: Latest bill text (Chaptered) [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

2017-11-07 - Senate - Third Reading in Senate (Y: 41 N: 6 NV: 12 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2017-03-07 - House - Third Reading in House (Y: 114 N: 2 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2017-12-08HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0557
2017-12-08HouseEffective Date June 1, 2018
2017-12-08HouseGovernor Approved
2017-12-06HouseSent to the Governor
2017-11-07HousePassed Both Houses
2017-11-07SenateThird Reading - Passed; 041-006-001
2017-11-01SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading
2017-11-01SenateApproved for Consideration Assignments
2017-08-04SenatePursuant to Senate Rule 3-9(b) / Referred to Assignments
2017-05-26SenateRule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2017
2017-05-12SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 15, 2017
2017-05-12SenateSecond Reading
2017-05-05HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Katie Stuart
2017-05-04SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Laura M. Murphy
2017-05-04SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading May 5, 2017
2017-05-04SenateDo Pass Environment and Conservation; 005-000-000
2017-05-02SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Steven M. Landek
2017-04-25SenateAssigned to Environment and Conservation
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