IL HB2899 | 2017-2018 | 100th General Assembly


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Bipartisan Bill
Status: Failed on January 8 2019 - 100% progression
Action: 2019-01-08 - Session Sine Die
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]


Amends the Coal Mining Act. Provides that a mine operator must provide the number of self-contained self-rescuer devices as required by the mine's approved Mine Safety and Health Administration Emergency Response Plan. Removes language concerning plan requirements submitted for approval to the Mining Board. Provides that rescue chambers must be provided and located within 1,000 (rather than 3,000) feet from the nearest working face of each working section of a mine. Provides that outby rescue chambers must be provided at distances and locations approved in the mine's approved Mine Safety and Health Administration Emergency Response Plan. Makes other changes. Effective immediately.

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2019-01-08HouseSession Sine Die
2017-04-28HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
2017-04-26HouseHeld on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Short Debate
2017-04-26HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
2017-04-04HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Katie Stuart
2017-04-03HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Sue Scherer
2017-03-30HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. David Harris
2017-03-08HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Lawrence Walsh, Jr.
2017-03-08HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
2017-03-07HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Environment; 020-000-000
2017-03-07HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Avery Bourne
2017-03-07HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. John Cavaletto
2017-03-07HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Dave Severin
2017-03-07HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Tim Butler
2017-02-24HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jerry Costello, II
2017-02-22HouseAssigned to Environment
2017-02-09HouseReferred to Rules Committee
2017-02-09HouseFirst Reading
2017-02-09HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Brandon W. Phelps

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