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 Bill Status of SB3645  103rd General Assembly

Short Description:  SCH CD-RADON TESTING

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Laura Ellman - David Koehler, Bill Cunningham, Mattie Hunter, Patrick J. Joyce, Mike Porfirio, Javier L. Cervantes, Laura M. Murphy, Michael W. Halpin, Julie A. Morrison, Cristina Castro and Willie Preston

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  3/15/2024SenateRule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
105 ILCS 5/10-20.48
105 ILCS 5/34-18.39

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the School Code. In provisions concerning radon testing, provides that every school building of a school district that is occupied or will be occupied shall be tested by January 1, 2028 and shall be tested every 5 years thereafter for radon (instead of recommending that every occupied school building of a school district be tested every 5 years for radon). Provides that all new schools of a school district shall be built using radon resistant new construction techniques in accordance with the American National Standards Institute/American Association of Radon Scientists and Technologists CC-1000, Soil Gas Control Systems in New Construction of Multifamily, School, Commercial and Mixed-Use Buildings standard or a successor standard (instead of recommending that new schools of a school district be built using radon resistant new construction techniques, as shown in the United States Environmental Protection Agency document, Radon Prevention in the Design and Construction of Schools and Other Large Buildings). Removes a provision allowing a person to perform radon screening tests without a license. Makes changes concerning the exemption. Provides that if radon is found to exceed specified levels, then the school district shall (instead of may) hire a licensed radon professional to perform confirmatory measurements (instead of to perform measurements before any mitigation decisions are made). Sets forth provisions concerning mitigation. Provides that a school district may use life safety funds, if available, for radon testing and mitigation. Preempts home rule powers.

DateChamber Action
  2/9/2024SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Laura Ellman
  2/9/2024SenateFirst Reading
  2/9/2024SenateReferred to Assignments
  2/20/2024SenateAssigned to Education
  3/6/2024SenatePostponed - Education
  3/7/2024SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Bill Cunningham
  3/8/2024SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. David Koehler
  3/13/2024SenatePostponed - Education
  3/15/2024SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Mattie Hunter
  3/15/2024SenateRule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments
  3/20/2024SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Patrick J. Joyce
  3/20/2024SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Mike Porfirio
  3/20/2024SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Javier L. Cervantes
  3/21/2024SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Laura M. Murphy
  3/22/2024SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Michael W. Halpin
  4/4/2024SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Julie A. Morrison
  4/9/2024SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Cristina Castro
  4/11/2024SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Willie Preston

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