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 Bill Status of SB1945  95th General Assembly


Senate Sponsors
Sen. John M. Sullivan

House Sponsors
(Rep. Dan Reitz - William B. Black, Jack D. Franks and Linda Chapa LaVia)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/13/2009SenateSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
240 ILCS 40/10-25

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Grain Code. With respect to warehouse receipts in electronic form, provides that "electronically" includes facsimile, electronic file, and e-mail.

Senate Floor Amendment No. 1
Adds reference to:
240 ILCS 40/1-10
240 ILCS 40/1-25
240 ILCS 40/10-15
240 ILCS 40/10-25
240 ILCS 40/25-5

Deletes everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Grain Code. Changes the meaning of "price later contract" to include a contract "in written or electronic form". Provides that the Department of Agriculture shall adopt rules governing electronic price later contracts. Provides that when a price later contract is in electronic form, the mailing requirement may be satisfied by e-mail. Provides that electronic and non-electronic price later contracts have the "same validity and enforceability". Provides that warehouse receipts in electronic form have the "same validity and enforceability" as those in non-electronic form. Changes the hearing location for claimants and failed licensees to the failed licensee's "principal office or place of business, in Illinois" (instead of the residence of the claimant). Effective immediately.

House Committee Amendment No. 1
Provides that there is no rulemaking authority under the amendatory Act, but that the Governor may suggest rules by filing them with the General Assembly and requesting that the General Assembly authorize such rulemaking by law, enact the suggested rules into law, or take other appropriate action in the General Assembly's discretion.

DateChamber Action
  2/7/2008SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. John M. Sullivan
  2/7/2008SenateFirst Reading
  2/7/2008SenateReferred to Rules
  2/14/2008SenateAssigned to Agriculture and Conservation
  3/12/2008SenateDo Pass Agriculture and Conservation; 007-000-000
  3/12/2008SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading March 13, 2008
  3/13/2008SenateSecond Reading
  3/13/2008SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading April 1, 2008
  3/14/2008SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. John M. Sullivan
  3/14/2008SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules
  4/2/2008SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Agriculture and Conservation
  4/3/2008SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Recommend Do Adopt Agriculture and Conservation; 006-000-000
  4/8/2008SenateRecalled to Second Reading
  4/8/2008SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Adopted; Sullivan
  4/8/2008SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading April 9, 2008
  4/9/2008SenateThird Reading - Passed; 056-000-000
  4/9/2008HouseArrived in House
  4/9/2008HousePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading
  4/15/2008HouseChief House Sponsor Rep. Dan Reitz
  4/15/2008HouseFirst Reading
  4/15/2008HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  5/19/2008HouseCommittee Deadline Extended-Rule 9(b) May 23, 2008
  5/19/2008HouseAssigned to Agriculture & Conservation Committee
  5/23/2008HouseFinal Action Deadline Extended-9(b) May 31, 2008
  5/27/2008HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Agriculture & Conservation Committee
  5/27/2008HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted in Agriculture & Conservation Committee; by Voice Vote
  5/27/2008HouseDo Pass as Amended / Short Debate Agriculture & Conservation Committee; 007-000-000
  5/27/2008HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  5/27/2008HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  5/27/2008HouseHeld on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Short Debate
  5/28/2008HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  5/28/2008HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  5/29/2008HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. William B. Black
  5/29/2008HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Jack D. Franks
  5/29/2008HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Linda Chapa LaVia
  5/29/2008HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 114-000-000
  5/29/2008SenateSecretary's Desk - Concurrence House Amendment(s) 01
  5/29/2008SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of Concurrence House Amendment(s) 01-May 30, 2008
  7/1/2008SenatePursuant to Senate Rule 3-9(b) / Referred to Rules
  1/13/2009SenateSession Sine Die

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