Bill Status of HB5256  95th General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Patricia R. Bellock - Sandra M. Pihos - Harry Osterman - Paul D. Froehlich - Michael Tryon, Sandy Cole, Elizabeth Coulson, Mike Fortner, LaShawn K. Ford, Bob Biggins, Suzanne Bassi, Renée Kosel, Robert W. Pritchard, Michael P. McAuliffe, Sidney H. Mathias, Ronald A. Wait, Harry R. Ramey, Jr., Karen May, Jack D. Franks, Linda Chapa LaVia, Elga L. Jefferies and Marlow H. Colvin

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. Pamela J. Althoff)

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

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
615 ILCS 5/14b new

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Rivers, Lakes, and Streams Act. Requires the Director of the Environmental Protection Agency to seek negotiations with each state that borders Lake Michigan to establish a notification policy under which the states will notify one another when permitting new sources of water pollution or increased levels of pollution into Lake Michigan. Requires the Director to report to the General Assembly no later than January 1, 2009 on the status of these negotiations. Effective immediately.

House Committee Amendment No. 1
Provides that there is no rulemaking authority under the amendatory Act, but that the Governor may suggest rules by filing them with the General Assembly and requesting that the General Assembly authorize such rulemaking by law, enact the suggested rules into law, or take other appropriate action in the General Assembly's discretion.

DateChamber Action
  2/14/2008HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Patricia R. Bellock
  2/14/2008HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Sandra M. Pihos
  2/14/2008HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Harry Osterman
  2/14/2008HouseFirst Reading
  2/14/2008HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/20/2008HouseAssigned to Environment & Energy Committee
  2/20/2008HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Paul D. Froehlich
  2/27/2008HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Michael Tryon
  2/27/2008HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Sandy Cole
  2/27/2008HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Environment & Energy Committee
  2/27/2008HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted in Environment & Energy Committee; by Voice Vote
  2/27/2008HouseDo Pass as Amended / Short Debate Environment & Energy Committee; 018-000-000
  2/28/2008HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  2/28/2008HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Elizabeth Coulson
  3/12/2008HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Mike Fortner
  3/12/2008HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. LaShawn K. Ford
  3/13/2008HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  3/13/2008HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  3/28/2008HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Bob Biggins
  3/28/2008HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Suzanne Bassi
  3/28/2008HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Renée Kosel
  4/1/2008HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Robert W. Pritchard
  4/1/2008HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Michael P. McAuliffe
  4/1/2008HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Sidney H. Mathias
  4/1/2008HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Ronald A. Wait
  4/1/2008HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Harry R. Ramey, Jr.
  4/2/2008HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Karen May
  4/2/2008HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jack D. Franks
  4/2/2008HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Linda Chapa LaVia
  4/2/2008HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 110-000-000
  4/2/2008HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Elga L. Jefferies
  4/2/2008HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Marlow H. Colvin
  4/3/2008SenateArrive in Senate
  4/3/2008SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading
  4/3/2008SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. Pamela J. Althoff
  4/3/2008SenateFirst Reading
  4/3/2008SenateReferred to Rules
  5/15/2008SenateRule 2-10 Committee Deadline Established As May 22, 2008; Substantive House Bills Out of Committee
  1/13/2009HouseSession Sine Die