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 Bill Status of HB2381  102nd General Assembly

Short Description:  EPA-AIR QUALITY FUND

House Sponsors
Rep. Sonya M. Harper, Jehan Gordon-Booth, Kambium Buckner and LaToya Greenwood

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/10/2023HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
30 ILCS 105/5.935 new
415 ILCS 5/9.18 new

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Environmental Protection Act. Creates the Air Quality Enforcement and Mitigation Fund. Makes a conforming change to the State Finance Act. Provides that the Agency shall expend 30% of moneys from the Fund for staffing and other functions of the Agency that benefit environmental protection communities and are related to one or more specified purposes. Directs the Agency to establish an Air Quality Community Impact Grant Program to provide grants to nonprofit entities, local health departments, local environmental departments, and school districts to carry out the purposes. Requires 70% of moneys from the Fund to be expended for grants under the Program for specified purposes in the community or nearby community where a violation occurred. Requires the Agency to adopt rules to implement the Program. Provides that the Agency, in collaboration with environmental interest groups, shall develop a process to identify environmental protection communities. Requires the Agency to post on its website, and otherwise make publicly available, an annual report on the purposes for which grants were awarded under the Program. Contains other provisions. Effective immediately.

DateChamber Action
  2/17/2021HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Sonya M. Harper
  2/17/2021HouseFirst Reading
  2/17/2021HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  3/9/2021HouseAssigned to Energy & Environment Committee
  3/22/2021HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Sonya M. Harper
  3/22/2021HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  3/22/2021HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Energy & Environment Committee; 018-011-000
  3/22/2021HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Tabled Pursuant to Rule 40
  4/8/2021HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  4/14/2021HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Sonya M. Harper
  4/14/2021HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Referred to Rules Committee
  4/20/2021HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Rules Refers to Energy & Environment Committee
  4/21/2021HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  4/21/2021HouseHeld on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Short Debate
  4/23/2021HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  4/23/2021HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Rule 19(c) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  1/5/2022HouseApproved for Consideration Rules Committee; 005-000-000
  1/5/2022HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  3/2/2022HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jehan Gordon-Booth
  3/3/2022HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Kambium Buckner
  3/3/2022HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. LaToya Greenwood
  3/4/2022HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  1/10/2023HouseSession Sine Die

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