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 Bill Status of HB4717  98th General Assembly


Short Description:  URBAN FLOODING AWARENESS ACT

House Sponsors
Rep. Kelly M. Cassidy, Naomi D. Jakobsson, Laura Fine and Jaime M. Andrade, Jr.

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

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act


Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Urban Flooding Awareness Act. Defines "urban flooding". Provides that, by June 30, 2015, the Department of Natural Resources, in consultation with the Illinois Emergency Management Agency, the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency, the Illinois Housing Development Authority, the Department of Commerce and Economic Development, the Department of Insurance, the Federal Emergency Management Agency, the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago, the Illinois State Water Survey of the University of Illinois, and other State, regional, and local storm water management agencies, thought leaders, and interested parties, shall submit to the General Assembly and the Governor a report that reviews and evaluates the latest available research, laws, regulations, policies, procedures, and institutional knowledge concerning issues of urban flooding. Effective immediately.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/5/2014HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Kelly M. Cassidy
  2/5/2014HouseFirst Reading
  2/5/2014HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/26/2014HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Naomi D. Jakobsson
  2/26/2014HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Laura Fine
  2/27/2014HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jaime M. Andrade, Jr.
  12/3/2014HouseSession Sine Die

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