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 Bill Status of HB0053  94th General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Patricia R. Bellock - Sidney H. Mathias - Eileen Lyons - Paul D. Froehlich - Sandra M. Pihos, Michael Tryon, Rosemary Mulligan, Bob Biggins, Randall M. Hultgren, Shane Cultra, James H. Meyer, Roger Jenisch, Jack D. Franks, Linda Chapa LaVia and Donald L. Moffitt

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. Kirk W. Dillard)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  6/22/2005HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 94-0068

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
720 ILCS 5/29D-10

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Terrorism Article of the Criminal Code of 1961. Defines "endangering the food supply" and "endangering the water supply". Provides that endangering the food supply or endangering the water supply constitutes an act of terrorism. Effective immediately.

House Committee Amendment No. 1
Changes the definition of "contagious or infectious disease" to a specific disease designated by the Illinois Department of Agriculture as contagious or infectious under rules pertaining to the Illinois Diseased Animals Act. Provides that the definition of "endangering the food supply" does not include bona fide experiments and actions related to those experiments carried on by commonly recognized research facilities or actions by agricultural producers and animal health professionals who may inadvertently contribute to the spread of detrimental biological agents while employing generally acceptable management practices. Provides that the definition of "endangering the water supply" does not include contamination of a public or private well or water reservoir or any water supply of a public utility that may occur inadvertently as part of the operation of a public utility or electrical generating station. Provides that the definition of "terrorist act" does not include acts that occur inadvertently and as the result of operation of the facility that produces or distributes electricity, gas, oil, or other fuel.

DateChamber Action
  1/3/2005HousePrefiled with Clerk by Rep. Patricia R. Bellock
  1/12/2005HouseFirst Reading
  1/12/2005HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  1/13/2005HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Sidney H. Mathias
  1/13/2005HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Eileen Lyons
  1/13/2005HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Paul D. Froehlich
  1/26/2005HouseAssigned to Judiciary II - Criminal Law Committee
  2/2/2005HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Sandra M. Pihos
  2/10/2005HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Judiciary II - Criminal Law Committee
  2/10/2005HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted in Judiciary II - Criminal Law Committee; by Voice Vote
  2/10/2005HouseDo Pass as Amended / Short Debate Judiciary II - Criminal Law Committee; 015-000-000
  2/10/2005HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Michael Tryon
  2/10/2005HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Rosemary Mulligan
  2/14/2005HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  2/18/2005HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  2/18/2005HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  2/23/2005HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Bob Biggins
  2/23/2005HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Randall M. Hultgren
  2/23/2005HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Shane Cultra
  2/23/2005HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. James H. Meyer
  2/23/2005HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Roger Jenisch
  2/23/2005HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 115-000-000
  2/23/2005HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jack D. Franks
  2/23/2005HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Linda Chapa LaVia
  2/23/2005HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Donald L. Moffitt
  2/24/2005SenateArrive in Senate
  2/24/2005SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading
  2/24/2005SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. Kirk W. Dillard
  2/24/2005SenateFirst Reading
  2/24/2005SenateReferred to Rules
  4/13/2005SenateAssigned to Judiciary
  4/20/2005SenatePostponed - Judiciary
  5/5/2005SenateDo Pass Judiciary; 009-000-000
  5/5/2005SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading May 10, 2005
  5/11/2005SenateSecond Reading
  5/11/2005SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 12, 2005
  5/17/2005SenateThird Reading - Passed; 058-000-000
  5/17/2005HousePassed Both Houses
  6/15/2005HouseSent to the Governor
  6/22/2005HouseGovernor Approved
  6/22/2005HouseEffective Date June 22, 2005
  6/22/2005HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 94-0068

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