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 Bill Status of HB5689  100th General Assembly


Short Description:  COAL MINING-SELF RESCUERS

House Sponsors
Rep. Jerry Costello, II - Natalie Phelps Finnie, John Cavaletto, Tony McCombie, Tim Butler, Charles Meier, Jay Hoffman, Allen Skillicorn, Terri Bryant, Lawrence Walsh, Jr., Brad Halbrook, Reginald Phillips and Avery Bourne

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. Andy Manar - Mattie Hunter, Linda Holmes, Dale Fowler, Dale A. Righter, Jil Tracy, Kyle McCarter, William R. Haine and William E. Brady)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  11/13/2018HousePlaced on Calendar Amendatory Veto

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
225 ILCS 705/11.08
225 ILCS 705/11.09


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Coal Mining Act. Provides that a coal mine operator must provide caches of additional self-contained self-rescues devices along the mine's primary and secondary escape ways (rather than 30 self-contained self-rescuer devices in each cache located within a mine). Provides that each cache shall have a minimum of one self-contained self-rescuer device for every person who will be inby the cache. Provides that cache locations shall be spaced along each escape way at a 30 minute travel distance. Provides alternate distances for caches if an operator chooses not to use a walk study. Provides that outby rescue chambers must be provided at distances and locations in the mine's emergency response plan and approved by the Mining Board. Makes other changes. Effective immediately.

House Floor Amendment No. 1
Adds reference to:
20 ILCS 5/5-155was 20 ILCS 5/5.04
225 ILCS 705/8.02from Ch. 96 1/2, par. 802
225 ILCS 705/8.03from Ch. 96 1/2, par. 803

Amends the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois. In provisions concerning the State Mining Board, makes changes concerning the qualifications for the mine officers and specifies that the changes do not affect the terms of mine officers of the State Mining Board holding office on the effective date of the amendatory Act. Further amends the Coal Mining Act. In provisions concerning the Miners' Examining Board, provides that all members of the Miners' Examining Board shall have at least 5 years' practical and continuous experience as an underground coal miner (rather than a coal miner) and shall hold certificates of competency as an Illinois mine examiner. Provides that 2 (rather than all) of the members shall each be engaged in coal mining as a miner in the State of Illinois continuously for 12 months next preceding his appointment. Provides that 2 (rather than all) of the members shall be representatives of a labor organization recognized under the National Labor Relations Act representing coal miners. Provides that 2 of the members of the Miners' Examining Board shall be from the employing class. Specifies that the changes do not affect the terms of members of the Miners' Examining Board holding office on the effective date of the amendatory Act.

Governor Amendatory Veto Message
Recommends removing the requirement added by the bill that the 3 mine officers of the State Mining Board from the employee class be representatives of a labor organization recognized under the National Labor Relations Act representing coal miners. Recommends removing the requirement added by the bill that 2 of the members of the Miners' Examining Board be representatives of a labor organization recognized under the National Labor Relations Act representing coal miners. Instead, recommends adding that the 2 members be employees of coal mines.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/16/2018HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Jerry Costello, II
  2/16/2018HouseFirst Reading
  2/16/2018HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/28/2018HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. John Cavaletto
  2/28/2018HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Tony McCombie
  3/1/2018HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Natalie Phelps Finnie
  3/1/2018HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Tim Butler
  3/1/2018HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Charles Meier
  3/2/2018HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Natalie Phelps Finnie
  3/2/2018HouseRemoved Co-Sponsor Rep. Natalie Phelps Finnie
  3/6/2018HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jay Hoffman
  3/6/2018HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Allen Skillicorn
  3/7/2018HouseAssigned to Labor & Commerce Committee
  3/7/2018HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Terri Bryant
  3/7/2018HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Lawrence Walsh, Jr.
  3/8/2018HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Brad Halbrook
  4/9/2018HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Reginald Phillips
  4/9/2018HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Avery Bourne
  4/10/2018HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Labor & Commerce Committee; 028-000-000
  4/11/2018HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  4/23/2018HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Jerry Costello, II
  4/23/2018HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  4/24/2018HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Labor & Commerce Committee
  4/25/2018HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  4/25/2018HouseHeld on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Short Debate
  4/26/2018HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Recommends Be Adopted Labor & Commerce Committee; 025-000-000
  4/26/2018HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Adopted
  4/26/2018HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  4/26/2018HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 109-000-000
  5/1/2018SenateArrive in Senate
  5/1/2018SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading
  5/1/2018SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. Mattie Hunter
  5/1/2018SenateFirst Reading
  5/1/2018SenateReferred to Assignments
  5/2/2018SenateAssigned to State Government
  5/8/2018SenateAlternate Chief Sponsor Changed to Sen. Andy Manar
  5/8/2018SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Mattie Hunter
  5/8/2018SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Linda Holmes
  5/8/2018SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Dale Fowler
  5/8/2018SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Dale A. Righter
  5/8/2018SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Jil Tracy
  5/9/2018SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Kyle McCarter
  5/9/2018SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. William R. Haine
  5/10/2018SenateDo Pass State Government; 006-000-000
  5/10/2018SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading May 15, 2018
  5/15/2018SenateSecond Reading
  5/15/2018SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 16, 2018
  5/21/2018SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. William E. Brady
  5/21/2018SenateThird Reading - Passed; 051-000-000
  5/21/2018HousePassed Both Houses
  6/19/2018HouseSent to the Governor
  8/17/2018HouseGovernor Amendatory Veto
  11/13/2018HousePlaced on Calendar Amendatory Veto

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