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 Bill Status of HB0437  99th General Assembly

Short Description:  EPA-COMPOST DROP OFF

House Sponsors
Rep. Barbara Wheeler - Kelly M. Cassidy - Ann M. Williams - Carol Ammons - Patricia R. Bellock, Margo McDermed, Carol Sente and Sheri Jesiel

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. Pamela J. Althoff)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  7/10/2015HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 99-0011

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
415 ILCS 5/22.55
415 ILCS 5/22.55a new

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Environmental Protection Act. Provides that the Environmental Protection Agency may approve the operation of one-day household composting collection events. Establishes requirements for the compost collection events. Requests for approval shall be submitted on forms prescribed by the Agency. Provides that the Agency shall establish a pilot program to permit the operation of no more than 3 permanent drop-off sites for household organic waste collection. Establishes requirements for the permanent drop-off sites. Effective immediately.

House Committee Amendment No. 1
Deletes reference to:
415 ILCS 5/22.55a new

Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Environmental Protection Act. Provides that municipalities and counties may approve one-day compostable waste collection events and permanent compostable waste collection points. Establishes requirements for those programs. Makes corresponding changes. Effective immediately.

House Floor Amendment No. 2
Provides that a specified permit is not required for the operation of a one-day compostable waste collection event if the compostable waste collection event is operated in accordance with a specified provision and the approval issued for the compostable waste collection event (rather than "point"), including all conditions contained in the approval.

DateChamber Action
  1/29/2015HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Barbara Wheeler
  1/30/2015HouseFirst Reading
  1/30/2015HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/4/2015HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Kelly M. Cassidy
  2/13/2015HouseAssigned to Environment
  3/16/2015HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Barbara Wheeler
  3/16/2015HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  3/17/2015HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Environment
  3/17/2015HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted in Environment; by Voice Vote
  3/17/2015HouseDo Pass as Amended / Short Debate Environment; 016-000-000
  3/18/2015HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  3/18/2015HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Margo McDermed
  3/18/2015HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Carol Sente
  3/20/2015HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Barbara Wheeler
  3/20/2015HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Referred to Rules Committee
  3/24/2015HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Recommends Be Adopted Rules Committee; 003-000-000
  4/8/2015HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Ann M. Williams
  4/16/2015HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  4/16/2015HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Adopted
  4/16/2015HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  4/17/2015HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 105-000-000
  4/17/2015HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Carol Ammons
  4/17/2015HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Patricia R. Bellock
  4/17/2015HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Sheri Jesiel
  4/21/2015SenateArrive in Senate
  4/21/2015SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading
  4/21/2015SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. Pamela J. Althoff
  4/21/2015SenateFirst Reading
  4/21/2015SenateReferred to Assignments
  4/29/2015SenateAssigned to Environment and Conservation
  5/7/2015SenateDo Pass Environment and Conservation; 009-000-000
  5/7/2015SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading May 12, 2015
  5/12/2015SenateSecond Reading
  5/12/2015SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 13, 2015
  5/14/2015SenateThird Reading - Passed; 054-000-000
  5/14/2015HousePassed Both Houses
  6/12/2015HouseSent to the Governor
  7/10/2015HouseGovernor Approved
  7/10/2015HouseEffective Date July 10, 2015
  7/10/2015HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 99-0011

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