IL SB1969 | 2017-2018 | 100th General Assembly


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Slight Partisan Bill (Democrat 3-1)
Status: Passed on August 24 2017 - 100% progression
Action: 2017-08-24 - Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0327
Text: Latest bill text (Chaptered) [HTML]


Amends the Environmental Protection Act. Makes changes to a provision prohibiting persons from causing or allowing water to accumulate in used or waste tires. Provides an exception for residential households that keep no more than 4 (rather than 12) used or waste tires at the site if they are covered and kept dry. Changes the maximum amount of money that may be allocated from the Used Tire Management Fund for specified purposes from $2,000,000 per fiscal year to $4,000,000 per fiscal year. Provides that 10% of allocations from the Used Tire Management Fund shall be allocated to the University of Illinois for the Prairie Research Institute (rather than to the Department of Natural Resources for the Illinois Natural History Survey) for specified research purposes. Provides that moneys in excess of $4,000,0000 (rather than $2,000,000) per fiscal year from the Used Tire Management Fund shall be used for specified purposes. Provides that a specified amount of the moneys in excess of $4,000,000 per year from the Used Tire Management Fund shall be used to provide grants to public universities for vector-related research, disease-related research, and for related laboratory-based equipment and field-based equipment. Provides that $300,000 from the Emergency Public Health Fund shall be allocated annually to the University of Illinois (rather than the Department of Natural Resources) for specified research purposes. Effective immediately.

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Roll Calls

2017-05-30 - House - Third Reading in House (Y: 103 N: 7 NV: 6 Abs: 1) [PASS]
2017-04-27 - Senate - Third Reading in Senate (Y: 40 N: 11 NV: 8 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2017-08-24SenatePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0327
2017-08-24SenateEffective Date August 24, 2017
2017-08-24SenateGovernor Approved
2017-06-28SenateSent to the Governor
2017-05-31HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Chad Hays
2017-05-30SenatePassed Both Houses
2017-05-30HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 103-007-000
2017-05-26HouseFinal Action Deadline Extended-9(b) May 31, 2017
2017-05-25HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
2017-05-25HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
2017-05-25HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
2017-05-25HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Environment; 018-000-000
2017-05-23HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Kelly M. Burke
2017-05-19HouseCommittee Deadline Extended-Rule 9(b) May 26, 2017
2017-05-15HouseAssigned to Environment
2017-05-11HouseReferred to Rules Committee
2017-05-11HouseFirst Reading
2017-05-10HouseChief House Sponsor Rep. Carol Ammons
2017-04-28HouseArrived in House
2017-04-27SenateThird Reading - Passed; 040-011-000
2017-04-06SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading April 25, 2017
2017-04-06SenateSecond Reading
2017-03-16SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading March 28, 2017
2017-03-16SenateDo Pass Environment and Conservation; 007-002-000
2017-03-09SenatePostponed - Environment and Conservation
2017-02-28SenateAssigned to Environment and Conservation
2017-02-10SenateReferred to Assignments
2017-02-10SenateFirst Reading
2017-02-10SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Scott M. Bennett

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