Bill Status of SB0179 99th General Assembly
Short Description: STATE FOREST-PLANTS-USE
Sen. John M. Sullivan
(Rep. Norine K. Hammond)
| 1/10/2017||Senate||Session Sine Die|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Illinois Forestry Development Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
Senate Floor Amendment No. 1
Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the State Forest Act. Provides that the plants and plant materials secured or produced shall be used exclusively for conservation purposes, such as for wildlife habitat, erosion control, energy conservation, natural community restoration, general reforestation, research, commemorative plantings, and educational programs such as Arbor Day unless otherwise agreed through a memorandum of understanding with the Illinois Green Industry Association which would allow the sale of plants as liner stock. Deletes language providing that plants and plant materials distributed by the State shall not be used for ornamental, landscaping or shade tree purposes. Provides that products such as Christmas trees, roundwood and other materials derived from State distributed plants or plant materials may be utilized, sold or removed, except that no such plants shall be resold, bartered or given away and removed alive with the roots attached unless otherwise agreed through a memorandum of understanding with the Illinois Green Industry Association which would allow the sale of plants as liner stock.
|Date||Chamber|| Action|| 1/28/2015||Senate||Filed with Secretary by Sen. John J. Cullerton|| 1/28/2015||Senate||First Reading|| 1/28/2015||Senate||Referred to Assignments|| 3/18/2015||Senate||Assigned to Executive|| 3/26/2015||Senate||Do Pass Executive; 016-000-000|| 3/26/2015||Senate||Placed on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading April 14, 2015|| 4/15/2015||Senate||Second Reading|| 4/15/2015||Senate||Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading April 16, 2015|| 4/21/2015||Senate||Re-referred to Assignments|| 4/14/2016||Senate||Chief Sponsor Changed to Sen. John M. Sullivan|| 4/14/2016||Senate||Approved for Consideration Assignments|| 4/14/2016||Senate||Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading April 18, 2016|| 4/15/2016||Senate||Senate Floor Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. John M. Sullivan|| 4/15/2016||Senate||Senate Floor Amendment No. 1 Referred to Assignments|| 4/19/2016||Senate||Senate Floor Amendment No. 1 Assignments Refers to Environment and Conservation|| 4/20/2016||Senate||Senate Floor Amendment No. 1 Recommend Do Adopt Environment and Conservation; 009-000-000|| 4/21/2016||Senate||Recalled to Second Reading|| 4/21/2016||Senate||Senate Floor Amendment No. 1 Adopted; Sullivan|| 4/21/2016||Senate||Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading|| 4/21/2016||Senate||Third Reading - Passed; 054-000-000|| 4/22/2016||House||Arrived in House|| 4/29/2016||House||Chief House Sponsor Rep. Norine K. Hammond|| 5/3/2016||House||First Reading|| 5/3/2016||House||Referred to Rules Committee|| 1/10/2017||Senate||Session Sine Die|