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 Bill Status of HB5254  95th General Assembly

Short Description:  GLOBAL WARMING-TECH

House Sponsors
Rep. Elaine Nekritz - Linda Chapa LaVia - Elizabeth Coulson - Naomi D. Jakobsson - Karen May, Karen A. Yarbrough, Deborah L. Graham, Harry Osterman, Paul D. Froehlich, LaShawn K. Ford, Kathleen A. Ryg, Lou Lang, Maria Antonia Berrios, Barbara Flynn Currie, Julie Hamos, Greg Harris, Susana A Mendoza, Sara Feigenholtz and Fred Crespo

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

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act

Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Global Warming Response Act. Contains only a short title provision.

House Committee Amendment No. 1
Adds reference to:
New Act
20 ILCS 3125/1
20 ILCS 3125/5
20 ILCS 3125/10
20 ILCS 3125/15
20 ILCS 3125/20
20 ILCS 3125/45
30 ILCS 105/5.708 new
415 ILCS 140/Act rep.

Deletes everything after the enacting clause. Creates the Global Warming Response Act. Provides that the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency is the State agency charged with monitoring and regulating sources of emissions of greenhouse gases. Requires that the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency shall propose and the Pollution Control Board shall adopt rules to require the reporting and verification of statewide greenhouse gas emissions and to monitor and enforce compliance with the program. Requires that the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency shall propose a statewide greenhouse gas emission level that is equivalent to the 1990 emission level. Creates the Illinois Energy Efficient Furnace Act. Provides that the Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity shall promulgate rules establishing minimum efficiency standards for residential furnaces. Creates the Illinois Clean Car Act. Requires the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency to establish a clean car program. Amends the Energy Efficient Commercial Building Act. Provides that the Code adopted under the Act applies to any new building or structure (instead of any commercial building or structure). Creates the Clean Home-Grown Fuels Act. Encourages the use of alternative fuels. Deletes language providing that residential buildings are exempt from the Code. Repeals the Kyoto Protocol Act of 1998. Contains other provisions. Effective immediately.

DateChamber Action
  2/14/2008HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Elaine Nekritz
  2/14/2008HouseFirst Reading
  2/14/2008HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/27/2008HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Linda Chapa LaVia
  3/4/2008HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Karen A. Yarbrough
  3/11/2008HouseAssigned to Environmental Health Committee
  3/11/2008HouseMotion to Suspend Rule 25 - Prevailed
  3/11/2008HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Environmental Health Committee
  3/11/2008HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted in Environmental Health Committee; by Voice Vote
  3/11/2008HouseRemains in Environmental Health Committee
  3/12/2008HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Elizabeth Coulson
  3/13/2008HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Deborah L. Graham
  3/13/2008HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Harry Osterman
  3/13/2008HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Paul D. Froehlich
  3/14/2008HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  4/2/2008HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. LaShawn K. Ford
  4/3/2008HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Naomi D. Jakobsson
  4/15/2008HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Kathleen A. Ryg
  5/29/2008HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Karen May
  7/23/2008HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Lou Lang
  7/23/2008HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Maria Antonia Berrios
  7/23/2008HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Barbara Flynn Currie
  7/23/2008HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Julie Hamos
  7/23/2008HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Greg Harris
  7/31/2008HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Susana A Mendoza
  8/1/2008HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Sara Feigenholtz
  8/19/2008HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Fred Crespo
  1/13/2009HouseSession Sine Die

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