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 Bill Status of SB2804  100th General Assembly


Short Description:  NEW HARMONY BRIDGE COMPACT ACT

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Dale A. Righter

House Sponsors
(Rep. David B. Reis )

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  8/19/2018SenatePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0981

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
620 ILCS 5/82from Ch. 15 1/2, par. 22.82


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Illinois Aeronautics Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.

Senate Floor Amendment No. 2
Deletes reference to:
620 ILCS 5/82
Adds reference to:
New Act

Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Creates the New Harmony Bridge Interstate Compact Act. Contains a statement of legislative findings and purpose. Provides that no later than January 1, 2019, the Governor, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate, shall appoint 3 commissioners to enter into a compact on behalf of the State of Illinois with the State of Indiana to create the New Harmony Bridge Bi-State Commission to effectuate the rehabilitation and maintenance of the New Harmony Bridge. Contains provisions concerning the membership, powers, and duties of the Commission. Provides that the commissioners shall serve without compensation, but shall be entitled to be reimbursed for the necessary expenses incurred in the performance of their duties. Repeals the Act on January 1, 2020 if the compact is not entered into by both states. Creates the New Harmony Bridge Authority Act. If the State of Illinois and the State of Indiana do not enter into the New Harmony Bridge Interstate Compact on or before December 31, 2019, creates the New Harmony Bridge Authority. Provides for the Authority's membership, purpose, and powers. Provides that if both the State of Illinois and the State of Indiana enter into a compact under the New Harmony Bridge Interstate Compact Act on or before December 31, 2019, then the New Harmony Bridge Authority Act is repealed on January 1, 2020. Effective immediately.

House Committee Amendment No. 1
Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Reinserts the provisions of the engrossed bill with the following changes: removes provisions from the New Harmony Bridge Interstate Compact Act and the New Harmony Bridge Authority Act requiring federal funding or non-State funding; removes provisions specifying who shall appoint Indiana's members on the New Harmony Bridge Bi-State Commission and their political party affiliation; provides that the Commission may assume the rights and responsibilities of the Illinois New Harmony Bridge Authority and the Indiana New Harmony and Wabash River Bridge Authority (rather than the White County Bridge Commission); provides that neither the Commission nor the Authority have any independent power to tax and are not required to pay any taxes or assessments of any kind; provides that the Commission may incur indebtedness, including bonds, subject to debt limits and other terms imposed by substantially identical laws of the states of Illinois and Indiana; provides that the indebtedness of the Commission may not be secured by the full faith and credit or the tax revenues of the state of Illinois or Indiana or a political subdivision of the state of Illinois or Indiana other than the Commission or as otherwise authorized by substantially identical laws of the states of Illinois and Indiana; provides that commissioners' terms are 4 years (rather than staggered terms followed by a term of 3 years); provides that the New Harmony Bridge Authority may borrow money and issue bonds, notes, certificates, or other evidences of indebtedness for the purpose of accomplishing any of the corporate purposes; provides that the Authority is created on the effective date of the Act (rather than if the interstate compact is not entered into between Illinois and Indiana); provides that the Governor fills vacancies of the Authority (rather than members of the Authority); expands the powers of the Authority; and removes language repealing one Act or the other under certain circumstances. Effective immediately.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/13/2018SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. William E. Brady
  2/13/2018SenateFirst Reading
  2/13/2018SenateReferred to Assignments
  2/20/2018SenateAssigned to Executive
  3/1/2018SenateDo Pass Executive; 009-000-000
  3/1/2018SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading March 13, 2018
  4/11/2018SenateChief Sponsor Changed to Sen. Karen McConnaughay
  4/11/2018SenateChief Sponsor Changed to Sen. William E. Brady
  4/12/2018SenateSecond Reading
  4/12/2018SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading April 17, 2018
  4/12/2018SenateChief Sponsor Changed to Sen. Dale A. Righter
  4/20/2018SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Dale A. Righter
  4/20/2018SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Referred to Assignments
  4/23/2018SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Assignments Refers to Transportation
  4/24/2018SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Postponed - Transportation
  4/27/2018SenateRule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As May 3, 2018
  5/3/2018SenateRule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As May 11, 2018
  5/8/2018SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Dale A. Righter
  5/8/2018SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Referred to Assignments
  5/9/2018SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Recommend Do Adopt Transportation; 017-000-000
  5/9/2018SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Assignments Refers to Transportation
  5/10/2018SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Re-referred to Assignments
  5/10/2018SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Be Approved for Consideration Assignments
  5/10/2018SenateRecalled to Second Reading
  5/10/2018SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Withdrawn by Sen. Dale A. Righter
  5/10/2018SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Adopted; Righter
  5/10/2018SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading
  5/10/2018SenateThird Reading - Passed; 051-000-000
  5/10/2018HouseArrived in House
  5/10/2018HouseChief House Sponsor Rep. David B. Reis
  5/10/2018HouseFirst Reading
  5/10/2018HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  5/14/2018HouseAssigned to Transportation: Regulation, Roads & Bridges Committee
  5/21/2018HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. David B. Reis
  5/21/2018HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  5/23/2018HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Transportation: Regulation, Roads & Bridges Committee
  5/24/2018HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted in Transportation: Regulation, Roads & Bridges Committee; by Voice Vote
  5/24/2018HouseDo Pass as Amended / Short Debate Transportation: Regulation, Roads & Bridges Committee; 013-000-000
  5/24/2018HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  5/24/2018HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  5/24/2018HouseHeld on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Short Debate
  5/25/2018HouseFinal Action Deadline Extended-9(b) May 31, 2018
  5/30/2018HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  5/30/2018HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 117-000-000
  5/30/2018SenateSecretary's Desk - Concurrence House Amendment(s) 1
  5/30/2018SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of Concurrence House Amendment(s) 1 - May 30, 2018
  5/30/2018SenateHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Filed with Secretary Sen. Dale A. Righter
  5/30/2018SenateHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Referred to Assignments
  5/31/2018SenateHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Assignments Referred to Transportation
  5/31/2018SenateHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Motion To Concur Recommended Do Adopt Transportation; 018-000-000
  5/31/2018SenateHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Senate Concurs 052-002-000
  5/31/2018SenateSenate Concurs
  5/31/2018SenatePassed Both Houses
  6/29/2018SenateSent to the Governor
  8/19/2018SenateGovernor Approved
  8/19/2018SenateEffective Date August 19, 2018
  8/19/2018SenatePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0981

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