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 Bill Status of HB4237  102nd General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Dan Caulkins, Elizabeth Hernandez and Barbara Hernandez

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

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
510 ILCS 20/2b-3 new

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Bees and Apiaries Act. Defines terms. Provides that, between 8 a.m. and 6 p.m., a commercial applicator shall not apply to blooming crops pesticides labeled as toxic to bees when the commercial applicator is located within one mile of a registered apiary. Provides that a commercial applicator shall be responsible for maintaining the one mile distance from apiaries that are registered and listed on the sensitive crop registry on the first day of each month. Provides that a commercial applicator must notify the registrant in writing at least 24 hours prior to application as to date and time of application in case there is need to move the hives. The commercial applicator shall provide upon request a copy of the label for the products being applied. This same type of protection applies to all specialty crops.

DateChamber Action
  11/29/2021HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Dan Caulkins
  1/5/2022HouseFirst Reading
  1/5/2022HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  1/11/2022HouseAssigned to Energy & Environment Committee
  2/1/2022HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Energy & Environment Committee; 028-000-000
  2/9/2022HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  3/2/2022HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Elizabeth Hernandez
  3/2/2022HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Barbara Hernandez
  3/2/2022HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  3/2/2022HouseHeld on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Short Debate
  3/4/2022HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  1/10/2023HouseSession Sine Die

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