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 Bill Status of SB3291  100th General Assembly


Short Description:  UNMANNED AIRCRAFT SYSTEMS

Senate Sponsors
Sen. James F. Clayborne, Jr. and Napoleon Harris, III

House Sponsors
(Rep. Marcus C. Evans, Jr. - Grant Wehrli - Keith R. Wheeler, Margo McDermed, Nick Sauer and Peter Breen)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  8/3/2018SenatePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0735

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
620 ILCS 5/42.1 new


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Illinois Aeronautics Act. Defines "unmanned aircraft systems". Provides that regulation of unmanned aircraft systems is an exclusive power and function of the State. Restricts home rule power. Effective immediately.

Senate Committee Amendment No. 2
Replaces everything after the enacting clause with the provisions of the introduction bill, and makes the following changes: (1) defines "unmanned aircraft"; (2) replaces the definition of "unmanned aircraft system"; (3) provides that State-level oversight may not conflict with federal laws, rules, or regulations; and (4) exempts from the new provisions any local ordinance enacted by a municipality of more than 1,000,000 inhabitants. Effective immediately.

Senate Floor Amendment No. 3
Replaces everything after the enacting clause with the provisions of Senate Amendment No. 2, and makes the following changes: (1) provides that nothing in the Section shall infringe or impede on any current right or remedy available under existing State law; and (2) provides that the Division of Aeronautics of the Department of Transportation shall adopt any rules to address the safe and legal operation of unmanned aircraft systems.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/16/2018SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. James F. Clayborne, Jr.
  2/16/2018SenateFirst Reading
  2/16/2018SenateReferred to Assignments
  2/27/2018SenateAssigned to Executive
  3/8/2018SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. James F. Clayborne, Jr.
  3/8/2018SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Assignments
  3/12/2018SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 2 Filed with Secretary by Sen. James F. Clayborne, Jr.
  3/12/2018SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 2 Referred to Assignments
  3/14/2018SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Assignments Refers to Executive
  3/14/2018SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 2 Assignments Refers to Executive
  4/11/2018SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Postponed - Executive
  4/11/2018SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 2 Adopted
  4/12/2018SenateDo Pass as Amended Executive; 017-000-000
  4/12/2018SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading April 17, 2018
  4/13/2018SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Rule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments
  4/19/2018SenateSecond Reading
  4/19/2018SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading April 23, 2018
  4/20/2018SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 3 Filed with Secretary by Sen. James F. Clayborne, Jr.
  4/20/2018SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 3 Referred to Assignments
  4/23/2018SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 3 Assignments Refers to Executive
  4/25/2018SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 3 Recommend Do Adopt Executive; 015-000-000
  4/26/2018SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Napoleon Harris, III
  4/26/2018SenateRecalled to Second Reading
  4/26/2018SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 3 Adopted; Clayborne
  4/26/2018SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading
  4/26/2018SenateThird Reading - Passed; 052-000-000
  4/26/2018HouseArrived in House
  4/26/2018HouseChief House Sponsor Rep. Marcus C. Evans, Jr.
  4/26/2018HouseFirst Reading
  4/26/2018HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  5/7/2018HouseAssigned to Transportation: Regulation, Roads & Bridges Committee
  5/15/2018HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Margo McDermed
  5/15/2018HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Transportation: Regulation, Roads & Bridges Committee; 011-000-000
  5/17/2018HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  5/18/2018HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Keith R. Wheeler
  5/21/2018HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  5/21/2018HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  5/23/2018HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Nick Sauer
  5/23/2018HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Peter Breen
  5/25/2018HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Grant Wehrli
  5/25/2018HouseFinal Action Deadline Extended-9(b) May 31, 2018
  5/28/2018HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 112-004-000
  5/28/2018SenatePassed Both Houses
  6/26/2018SenateSent to the Governor
  8/3/2018SenateGovernor Approved
  8/3/2018SenateEffective Date August 3, 2018
  8/3/2018SenatePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0735

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