Bill Status of SB3178  102nd General Assembly


Senate Sponsors
Sen. Scott M. Bennett and Patrick J. Joyce

House Sponsors
(Rep. Michael Halpin - Carol Ammons)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  5/27/2022SenatePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 102-1008

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act
20 ILCS 3967/Act rep.
20 ILCS 4003/Act rep.
20 ILCS 4060/Act rep.

Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Rivers of Illinois Coordinating Council Act. Provides for the codification of the Rivers of Illinois Coordinating Council. Provides that the Council is the successor to: (i) the Illinois River Coordinating Council; (ii) the Mississippi River Coordinating Council; and (iii) the Wabash and Ohio River Coordinating Council. Provides for the consolidation and transfer of powers to the Council. Establishes the Rivers of Illinois Coordinating Council as consisting of 20 voting members to be appointed by the Governor. Specifies the membership of the Council. Provides for membership terms and meetings. Provides that the Office of the Lieutenant Governor shall be responsible for the operations of the Council, including, without limitation, funding and oversight of the Council's activities. Provides that members of the Council shall serve without compensation, but the Office of the Lieutenant Governor may reimburse members of the Council for travel expenses. Provides for duties of the Council and duties of State agencies represented on the Council. Repeals the Illinois River Watershed Restoration Act, the Mississippi River Coordinating Council Act, and the Wabash and Ohio Rivers Coordinating Council Act.

DateChamber Action
  1/13/2022SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Scott M. Bennett
  1/13/2022SenateFirst Reading
  1/13/2022SenateReferred to Assignments
  1/26/2022SenateAssigned to Environment and Conservation
  2/7/2022SenateDo Pass Environment and Conservation; 009-000-000
  2/7/2022SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading February 8, 2022
  2/16/2022SenateSecond Reading
  2/16/2022SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading February 17, 2022
  2/23/2022SenateThird Reading - Passed; 053-000-000
  2/23/2022SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Patrick J. Joyce
  2/23/2022HouseArrived in House
  2/28/2022HouseChief House Sponsor Rep. Michael Halpin
  3/1/2022HouseFirst Reading
  3/1/2022HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  3/7/2022HouseAssigned to Energy & Environment Committee
  3/15/2022HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Energy & Environment Committee; 028-000-000
  3/16/2022HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  3/16/2022HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Carol Ammons
  3/22/2022HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  3/22/2022HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  3/30/2022HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 114-000-000
  3/30/2022SenatePassed Both Houses
  4/28/2022SenateSent to the Governor
  5/27/2022SenateGovernor Approved
  5/27/2022SenateEffective Date January 1, 2023
  5/27/2022SenatePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 102-1008