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 Bill Status of SB3549  100th General Assembly


Short Description:  OIL AND GAS-GAS STORAGE FIELDS

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Chapin Rose - Scott M. Bennett

House Sponsors
(Rep. Jerry Costello, II )

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/4/2019SenatePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 100-1172

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
225 ILCS 725/7.5 new


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Illinois Oil and Gas Act. Provides that the Department of Natural Resources shall conduct annual inspections at all gas storage fields in the State to ensure that there are no infrastructure deficiencies or failures that could pose any harm to public health. Provides that the owner of the gas storage field shall cover the costs of the annual inspection.

Senate Committee Amendment No. 1
Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Reinserts the provisions from the introduced bill with the following change: Provides that the annual inspection shall be conducted at all gas storage fields lying above a Sole Source Aquifer designated by the United States Environmental Protection Agency in the State (rather than all gas storage fields).

Senate Floor Amendment No. 2
Provides that the annual inspection shall be conducted at all gas storage fields lying on the footprint of a Sole Source Aquifer designated as such in 2015 by the United States Environmental Protection Agency in the State (rather than all gas storage fields lying above a Sole Source Aquifer designated by the United States Environmental Protection Agency in the State).

House Committee Amendment No. 1
Deletes reference to:
225 ILCS 725/7.5 new
Adds reference to:
New Act
5 ILCS 100/5-45from Ch. 127, par. 1005-45
220 ILCS 20/2.01from Ch. 111 2/3, par. 552.1
220 ILCS 20/2.07from Ch. 111 2/3, par. 552.7
220 ILCS 20/2.08
220 ILCS 20/2.10 new
220 ILCS 20/2.11 new
220 ILCS 20/2.12 new
220 ILCS 20/3from Ch. 111 2/3, par. 553
220 ILCS 20/4from Ch. 111 2/3, par. 554
220 ILCS 20/9from Ch. 111 2/3, par. 559
220 ILCS 20/11from Ch. 111 2/3, par. 561

Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Creates the Illinois Underground Natural Gas Storage Safety Act. Provides that the Department of Natural Resources shall adopt rules to establish minimum safety standards for underground natural gas storage facilities no later than 3 months after the effective date of the Act. Requires a person that operates an underground natural gas storage facility to file an inspection and maintenance plan with the Department concerning the downhole portion of the underground natural gas storage facility. Provides requirements for a person who operates an underground natural gas storage facility. Contains provisions concerning waivers, penalties, hearings, notices of probable violations, and jurisdiction. Provides that the Act applies to underground natural gas storage facilities. Provides that the Department may apply for, accept, receive, and receipt federal moneys for the State under federal statute for any purpose within the authority of the Department. Provides that the Department shall have the authority to adopt rules that are necessary for the administration and enforcement of the Act. Requires the Department to file an annual certification and report with the Secretary of Transportation under federal law. Makes conforming changes in the Illinois Gas Pipeline Safety Act. Amends the Illinois Administrative Procedure Act. Provides that emergency rules to implement the Illinois Underground Natural Gas Storage Safety Act may be adopted by the Department of Natural Resources. Makes other changes. Effective immediately.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/16/2018SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Chapin Rose
  2/16/2018SenateFirst Reading
  2/16/2018SenateReferred to Assignments
  2/27/2018SenateAssigned to Environment and Conservation
  4/4/2018SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Chapin Rose
  4/4/2018SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Assignments
  4/10/2018SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Assignments Refers to Environment and Conservation
  4/12/2018SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted
  4/12/2018SenateDo Pass as Amended Environment and Conservation; 008-000-000
  4/12/2018SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading April 17, 2018
  4/19/2018SenateSecond Reading
  4/19/2018SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading April 23, 2018
  4/19/2018SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Chapin Rose
  4/19/2018SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Referred to Assignments
  4/23/2018SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Assignments Refers to Environment and Conservation
  4/26/2018SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Recommend Do Adopt Environment and Conservation; 005-000-000
  4/26/2018SenateRecalled to Second Reading
  4/26/2018SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Adopted; Rose
  4/26/2018SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading
  4/26/2018SenateThird Reading - Passed; 052-000-000
  4/26/2018SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Scott M. Bennett
  4/26/2018HouseArrived in House
  4/26/2018HouseChief House Sponsor Rep. Arthur Turner
  4/26/2018HouseFirst Reading
  4/26/2018HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  5/7/2018HouseAssigned to Environment
  5/18/2018HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  5/22/2018HouseAlternate Chief Sponsor Changed to Rep. Carol Ammons
  11/7/2018HouseAssigned to Environment
  11/21/2018HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Jerry Costello, II
  11/21/2018HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  11/26/2018HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Environment
  11/27/2018HouseAlternate Chief Sponsor Changed to Rep. Jerry Costello, II
  11/27/2018HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted in Environment; by Voice Vote
  11/27/2018HouseDo Pass as Amended / Short Debate Environment; 015-000-000
  11/27/2018HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  11/27/2018HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  11/27/2018HouseHeld on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Short Debate
  11/28/2018HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  11/28/2018House3/5 Vote Required
  11/28/2018HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 110-000-000
  11/28/2018SenateSecretary's Desk - Concurrence House Amendment(s) 1
  11/28/2018SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of Concurrence House Amendment(s) 1 - November 28, 2018
  11/28/2018SenateHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Filed with Secretary Sen. Chapin Rose
  11/28/2018SenateHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Referred to Assignments
  11/28/2018SenateHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Be Approved for Consideration Assignments
  11/28/2018Senate3/5 Vote Required
  11/28/2018SenateHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Senate Concurs 049-000-000
  11/28/2018SenateSenate Concurs
  11/28/2018SenatePassed Both Houses
  12/19/2018SenateSent to the Governor
  1/4/2019SenateGovernor Approved
  1/4/2019SenateEffective Date January 4, 2019
  1/4/2019SenatePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 100-1172

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