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 Bill Status of HB2170  95th General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Michael K. Smith - Thomas Holbrook

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

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
415 ILCS 5/22from Ch. 111 1/2, par. 1022

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Environmental Protection Act. Makes a technical change to a Section concerning regulations.

House Floor Amendment No. 1
Deletes reference to:
415 ILCS 5/22
Adds reference to:
415 ILCS 135/20
415 ILCS 135/40
415 ILCS 135/60
415 ILCS 135/65
415 ILCS 135/69 new

Deletes everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Drycleaner Environmental Response Trust Fund Act. Provides that any notice of assessment of civil penalties under the Act is subject to appeal to the Administrator of the Drycleaner Environmental Response Trust Fund Council within 60 days of the final decision. Sets out the procedure for appealing the Council's decision. Authorizes the Council to appoint an administrative law judge to preside at hearings resulting from the appeal of Council decisions. Eliminates a time period for the submission of invoices and bills relating to reimbursement for remediation work. Provides that, in the case of a renewal applicant, the amount of drycleaning solvents used for purposes of determining the annual licensing fee under the Act is determined by the quantity of drycleaning solvents actually purchased (now "used") in the preceding license year. Relocates provisions setting out penalties for (i) a dry cleaning facility that has failed to pay the licensing fee and (ii) a person who knowingly sells or transfers drycleaning solvents to an unlicensed drycleaning facility. Deletes a provision setting out a penalty for a person who provides a false certification for purposes of purchasing dry cleaning solvent. Provides a tax reimbursement for sellers of dry cleaning solvents that timely submit a tax return. Creates a new Section setting out civil penalties and procedures under the Act. Authorizes the Attorney General to institute civil actions in specified circumstances under the Act on behalf of the people of the State of Illinois. 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
  2/26/2007HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Michael J. Madigan
  2/26/2007HouseChief Co-Sponsor Rep. Barbara Flynn Currie
  2/26/2007HouseChief Co-Sponsor Rep. Thomas Holbrook
  2/26/2007HouseFirst Reading
  2/26/2007HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  3/1/2007HouseAssigned to Executive Committee
  3/14/2007HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Executive Committee; 013-000-000
  3/14/2007HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate **
  4/27/2007HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  3/10/2008HouseChief Sponsor Changed to Rep. Michael K. Smith
  3/11/2008HouseApproved for Consideration Rules Committee; 004-000-000
  3/11/2008HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  3/13/2008HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  3/13/2008HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  3/18/2008HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Michael K. Smith
  3/18/2008HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  3/24/2008HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Environment & Energy Committee
  4/2/2008HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Recommends Be Adopted Environment & Energy Committee; 013-000-000
  4/18/2008HouseFinal Action Deadline Extended-9(b) May 9, 2008
  5/6/2008HouseRemove Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Barbara Flynn Currie
  5/9/2008HouseFinal Action Deadline Extended-9(b) May 23, 2008
  5/14/2008HouseRecalled to Second Reading - Short Debate
  5/14/2008HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Adopted by Voice Vote
  5/14/2008HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  5/15/2008HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 076-030-004
  5/20/2008SenateArrive in Senate
  5/20/2008SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading May 21, 2008
  1/13/2009HouseSession Sine Die

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