IL HB2988 | 2019-2020 | 101st General Assembly


Spectrum: Slight Partisan Bill (Democrat 24-14)
Status: Introduced on February 14 2019 - 25% progression
Action: 2019-03-19 - Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Dave Severin
Text: Latest bill text (Engrossed) [HTML]


Amends the Counties Code. In provisions concerning winds farms and electric-generating wind devices, makes the provisions applicable even if a county has or has not formed a zoning commission and adopted formal zoning. Clarifies that only a county may establish standards for wind farms, electric-generating wind devices, and commercial wind energy facilities in unincorporated areas of the county outside of the zoning jurisdiction of a municipality and the 1.5 mile radius surrounding the zoning jurisdiction of a municipality. Effective immediately.

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2019-03-19HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Dave Severin
2019-03-19HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
2019-03-19HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
2019-03-13HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Grant Wehrli
2019-03-13HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Anthony DeLuca
2019-03-13HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Natalie A. Manley
2019-03-07HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
2019-03-07HouseDo Pass as Amended / Short Debate Counties & Townships Committee; 014-003-000
2019-03-07HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted in Counties & Townships Committee; by Voice Vote
2019-03-07HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Will Guzzardi
2019-03-07HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Terra Costa Howard
2019-03-07HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Robyn Gabel
2019-03-06HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Sara Feigenholtz
2019-03-06HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Joe Sosnowski
2019-03-06HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Marcus C. Evans, Jr.
2019-03-06HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Daniel Swanson
2019-03-06HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Terri Bryant
2019-03-06HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Ryan Spain
2019-03-06HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Arthur Turner
2019-03-06HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Margo McDermed
2019-03-05HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Counties & Townships Committee
2019-02-28HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. John M. Cabello
2019-02-28HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Anna Moeller
2019-02-28HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Deb Conroy
2019-02-28HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jonathan Carroll
2019-02-27HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Michael Halpin
2019-02-27HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Robert Rita
2019-02-27HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Kelly M. Cassidy
2019-02-27HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. LaToya Greenwood
2019-02-27HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Fred Crespo
2019-02-27HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Martin J. Moylan
2019-02-27HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Avery Bourne
2019-02-27HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Kathleen Willis
2019-02-27HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Sam Yingling
2019-02-27HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
2019-02-27HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Ann M. Williams
2019-02-26HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Keith R. Wheeler
2019-02-26HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Norine K. Hammond
2019-02-26HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. John Connor
2019-02-26HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Charles Meier
2019-02-26HouseAssigned to Counties & Townships Committee
2019-02-21HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Jay Hoffman
2019-02-21HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Kelly M. Burke
2019-02-20HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Jim Durkin
2019-02-15HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Jehan Gordon-Booth
2019-02-15HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. David A. Welter
2019-02-14HouseReferred to Rules Committee
2019-02-14HouseFirst Reading
2019-02-14HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Ann M. Williams

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