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 Bill Status of HB0271  95th General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Ronald A. Wait - Roger L. Eddy - Sidney H. Mathias - Michael K. Smith - Gary Hannig, Patrick J Verschoore, Robert W. Pritchard, Naomi D. Jakobsson, Daniel V. Beiser, John E. Bradley, Ron Stephens, Sandra M. Pihos, Ed Sullivan, Jr., Jerry L. Mitchell, Sandy Cole, David R. Leitch, Bob Biggins, Jim Watson, Richard P. Myers, Mike Fortner, Jim Sacia, Harry R. Ramey, Jr., Bill Mitchell, Shane Cultra and Thomas Holbrook

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. J. Bradley Burzynski)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  7/23/2008HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 95-0749

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act

Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Promote Illinois Ethanol and Biodiesel Act. Requires that the Internet websites of State agencies must include hypertext links to websites containing information on ethanol and biodiesel fuels. Provides that the required links shall include any website maintained and operated by a State agency that posts information concerning E85 fuel or biodiesel fuel and may include private websites including, but not limited to, websites maintained and operated by the National Ethanol Vehicle Coalition and the National Biodiesel Board. Provides that "State agency" means any department, office, commission, board, or authority within the State executive branch, and includes State-supported universities and colleges and the Illinois Building Authority. Effective immediately.

House Committee Amendment No. 1
Provides that each State agency that maintains an Internet website may, subject to appropriation, (instead of must) include hypertext links to websites containing information on ethanol and biodiesel fuels. Provides that the websites of the following entities may be linked on State agency websites: (i) Illinois agricultural or health related organizations; and (ii) national agricultural, renewable fuel, or health related organizations (instead of (i) the National Ethanol Vehicle Coalition; and (ii) the National Biodiesel Board).

DateChamber Action
  1/12/2007HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Ronald A. Wait
  1/19/2007HouseFirst Reading
  1/19/2007HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  1/25/2007HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Roger L. Eddy
  2/6/2007HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Sidney H. Mathias
  2/7/2007HouseAssigned to Bio-Technology Committee
  2/23/2007HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Patrick J Verschoore
  3/6/2007HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Michael K. Smith
  3/8/2007HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Gary Hannig
  3/13/2007HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Robert W. Pritchard
  3/13/2007HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Bio-Technology Committee
  3/13/2007HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted in Bio-Technology Committee; by Voice Vote
  3/13/2007HouseDo Pass as Amended / Short Debate Bio-Technology Committee; 005-000-000
  3/14/2007HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  3/15/2007HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Naomi D. Jakobsson
  3/15/2007HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Daniel V. Beiser
  3/15/2007HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. John E. Bradley
  3/19/2007HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Ron Stephens
  3/19/2007HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Sandra M. Pihos
  3/19/2007HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Ed Sullivan, Jr.
  3/19/2007HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jerry L. Mitchell
  3/19/2007HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Sandy Cole
  3/27/2007HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  3/27/2007HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  4/19/2007HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 116-000-000
  4/19/2007HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. David R. Leitch
  4/19/2007HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Bob Biggins
  4/19/2007HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jim Watson
  4/19/2007HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Richard P. Myers
  4/19/2007HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Mike Fortner
  4/19/2007HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jim Sacia
  4/19/2007HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Harry R. Ramey, Jr.
  4/19/2007HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Bill Mitchell
  4/19/2007HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Shane Cultra
  4/20/2007SenateArrive in Senate
  4/20/2007SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading April 24, 2007
  5/2/2007HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Thomas Holbrook
  5/23/2007SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. J. Bradley Burzynski
  5/24/2007SenateFirst Reading
  5/24/2007SenateReferred to Rules
  4/17/2008SenateAssigned to Agriculture and Conservation
  5/8/2008SenateDo Pass Agriculture and Conservation; 007-000-000
  5/8/2008SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading May 13, 2008
  5/14/2008SenateSecond Reading
  5/14/2008SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 15, 2008
  5/20/2008SenateThird Reading - Passed; 056-000-000
  5/20/2008HousePassed Both Houses
  6/18/2008HouseSent to the Governor
  7/23/2008HouseGovernor Approved
  7/23/2008HouseEffective Date July 23, 2008
  7/23/2008HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 95-0749

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