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 Bill Status of HB1551  98th General Assembly


Short Description:  GOVT ASSIST PROGRAM- BONDS

House Sponsors
Rep. Daniel J. Burke - Emanuel Chris Welch and Laura Fine

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. Martin A. Sandoval , Daniel Biss and John G. Mulroe)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  12/3/2014HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
70 ILCS 2605/9.6c


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District Act. Provides that the district may borrow money and issue its assistance bonds for the purpose of funding the assistance program, and those bonds shall be alternate bonds (currently revenue bonds) payable from any lawfully available revenue source. Effective immediately.

House Committee Amendment No. 1
Deletes reference to a provision that assistance bonds shall not be subject to certain referendum or treatment as indebtedness of the district.

Senate Committee Amendment No. 1
Adds reference to:
70 ILCS 2605/3from Ch. 42, par. 322
70 ILCS 2605/7h

Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District Act. Permits sanitary districts under the Act to make and receive grants. Permits sanitary districts to use tax revenue towards local stormwater facilities, as well as to plan, implement, finance, acquire or buy out real property in furtherance of, and operate local stormwater management projects. Further permits a sanitary district to issue or receive grants or loans in such amounts, at such times, and for such purposes as the District deems necessary and desirable for the planning, financing, and construction of regional and local stormwater management activities. Permits the Local Government Assistance Program to be used for local sewer collection systems and connections. Permits commissioners to make and accept grants, borrow funds, and appropriate funds for the Local Government Assistance Program. Provides that a sanitary district may borrow money for the purpose of funding an assistance program with alternate (rather than revenue) bonds. Deletes a provision that assistance bonds shall not be subject to a referendum requirement and shall not be treated as indebtedness under any applicable provision of law setting forth a limitation upon or requirement with respect to the legal indebtedness of the district.

Senate Committee Amendment No. 2
Permits the District to acquire real property by purchase or otherwise.

Senate Floor Amendment No. 3
Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Reinserts the provisions of Senate Amendment No. 1, as amended by Senate Amendment No. 2, and adds an immediate effective date.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/13/2013HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Daniel J. Burke
  2/13/2013HouseFirst Reading
  2/13/2013HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/20/2013HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Emanuel Chris Welch
  3/19/2013HouseAssigned to Executive Committee
  3/21/2013HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Daniel J. Burke
  3/21/2013HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  3/22/2013HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  5/15/2013HouseFinal Action Deadline Extended-9(b) May 24, 2013
  5/15/2013HouseAssigned to Executive Committee
  5/15/2013HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Executive Committee
  5/21/2013HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted in Executive Committee; by Voice Vote
  5/21/2013HouseDo Pass as Amended / Short Debate Executive Committee; 011-000-000
  5/21/2013HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  5/23/2013HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  5/23/2013HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  5/24/2013HouseFinal Action Deadline Extended-9(b) May 31, 2013
  5/26/2013HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 110-000-000
  5/27/2013SenateArrive in Senate
  5/27/2013SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading
  5/27/2013SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. Martin A. Sandoval
  5/27/2013SenateFirst Reading
  5/27/2013SenateReferred to Assignments
  10/9/2013SenateAssigned to Executive
  10/9/2013SenateRule 2-10 Committee/3rd Reading Deadline Established As November 7, 2013
  10/10/2013SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Martin A. Sandoval
  10/10/2013SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Assignments
  10/22/2013SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Assignments Refers to Executive
  10/22/2013SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 2 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Martin A. Sandoval
  10/22/2013SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 2 Referred to Assignments
  10/23/2013SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 2 Assignments Refers to Executive
  10/23/2013SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted
  10/23/2013SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 2 Adopted
  10/23/2013SenateDo Pass as Amended Executive; 012-000-000
  10/23/2013SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading November 5, 2013
  10/28/2013SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Daniel Biss
  11/4/2013SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 3 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Martin A. Sandoval
  11/4/2013SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 3 Referred to Assignments
  11/5/2013SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 3 Be Approved for Consideration Assignments
  11/5/2013SenateSecond Reading
  11/5/2013SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading November 6, 2013
  11/6/2013SenateRecalled to Second Reading
  11/6/2013SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 3 Adopted; Sandoval
  11/6/2013SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading
  11/6/2013SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. John G. Mulroe
  11/6/2013SenateThird Reading - Passed; 057-000-000
  11/6/2013HouseArrived in House
  11/6/2013HousePlaced on Calendar Order of Concurrence Senate Amendment(s) 1, 2, 3
  11/6/2013HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Laura Fine
  1/3/2014HouseRule 19(b) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  12/3/2014HouseSession Sine Die

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