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 Bill Status of SB2129  95th General Assembly


Senate Sponsors
Sen. A. J. Wilhelmi - Dale E. Risinger

House Sponsors
(Rep. Brent Hassert)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/13/2009SenateSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
220 ILCS 50/2.1from Ch. 111 2/3, par. 1602.1
220 ILCS 50/2.2from Ch. 111 2/3, par. 1602.2
220 ILCS 50/2.6
220 ILCS 50/2.12 new
220 ILCS 50/2.13 new
220 ILCS 50/2.14 new
220 ILCS 50/2.15 new
220 ILCS 50/2.16 new
220 ILCS 50/2.17 new
220 ILCS 50/2.18 new
220 ILCS 50/2.19 new
220 ILCS 50/4from Ch. 111 2/3, par. 1604
220 ILCS 50/4.1 new
220 ILCS 50/4.2 new
220 ILCS 50/4.3 new
220 ILCS 50/4.4 new
220 ILCS 50/4.5 new
220 ILCS 50/6from Ch. 111 2/3, par. 1606
220 ILCS 50/7from Ch. 111 2/3, par. 1607
220 ILCS 50/10from Ch. 111 2/3, par. 1610
220 ILCS 50/11from Ch. 111 2/3, par. 1611

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Illinois Underground Utility Facilities Damage Prevention Act. Removes "personal representative" from the definition of "person". Contains provisions concerning a joint meet for certain parties. Contains provisions concerning a no show request initiated by an excavator through the State-Wide One-Call Notice System. Contains provisions concerning the initiation of an incomplete request by an excavator. Contains provisions concerning notice of a re-mark request by an excavator. Defines the terms "residential property owner", "designer", "design stage request", and "JULIE Excavator Manual". Removes community antenna television systems from certain requirements concerning nonemergency excavation or demolition, emergency excavation or demolition, and certain records of notice. Adds certain requirements concerning nonemergency excavation or demolition. Contains provisions concerning the use of a joint meet. Contains provisions concerning a design stage request. Contains provisions concerning the requirements after contact is made between the facility owner or operator and the designer. Contains provisions concerning requests of drawings of the job site by the owner or operator. Adds language (1) providing that excavation shall cease in the area of the damage when the damaged facility is a threat to life or property or if otherwise required by law and (2) prohibiting the excavator from engaging in specified activities. Provides that every person that fails to provide notice and willfully fails to comply with other provisions of the Act shall be subject to specified penalties. Contains provisions concerning penalties for owners and operators of underground utility facilities. Makes other changes.

Senate Floor Amendment No. 1
Deletes reference to:
220 ILCS 50/2.12 new
220 ILCS 50/2.13 new
220 ILCS 50/2.14 new
220 ILCS 50/2.15 new
220 ILCS 50/2.16 new
220 ILCS 50/2.17 new
220 ILCS 50/2.18 new
220 ILCS 50/2.19 new
Adds reference to:
220 ILCS 50/2.1.2 new
220 ILCS 50/2.1.3 new
220 ILCS 50/2.1.4 new
220 ILCS 50/2.1.5 new
220 ILCS 50/2.1.6 new
220 ILCS 50/2.1.7 new
220 ILCS 50/2.1.8 new
220 ILCS 50/2.1.9 new

Deletes everything after the enacting clause. Reinserts the contents of the introduced bill with the following changes. Provides that "person" means an individual, firm, joint venture, partnership, corporation, association, municipality or other governmental unit, department or agency, utility cooperative, or joint stock association, and includes any trustee, receiver, or assignee or employee or agent (rather than assignee or personal representative) thereof. Removes references to "CATS facilities". Provides that, at a minimum, notice required under specified provisions shall provide: (1) the person's name, address and phone number at which a person can be reached, and fax number, if available; (2) the start date and time of the planned excavation or demolition; (3) all counties, cities, or townships, or any combination thereof, where the proposed excavation shall take place; (4) the address at which the excavation or demolition shall take place; (5) the type and extent of the work involved; and (6) the section or quarter sections when the information in specified provisions does not allow the State-Wide One-Call Notice System to determine the appropriate excavation or demolition site. Provides that specified provisions do not apply to residential property owners. Provides that beginning January 1, 2009 (instead of not specifying a date), persons desiring to utilize the design stage request process are required to complete and submit the "Design Stage Registration Form & Confidentiality Agreement" through the State-Wide One-Call Notice System prior to initiating a design stage request. Provides that after contact is made with the owner or operator by the designer, the owner or operator shall respond in one of the 3 specified ways within 15 working days, excluding Saturdays, Sundays, and State-Wide One-Call Notification System holidays (rather than excluding Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays). Provides that upon notice by the person engaged in emergency excavation or demolition, the owner or operator of an underground utility facility in or near the excavation or demolition area shall communicate with the person engaged in emergency excavation or demolition within 2 hours or by the date and time requested on the notice, whichever is longer, by marking the approximate (instead of appropriate) location of underground facilities. Adds an immediate effective date.

DateChamber Action
  2/14/2008SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. A. J. Wilhelmi
  2/14/2008SenateFirst Reading
  2/14/2008SenateReferred to Rules
  2/20/2008SenateAssigned to Environment and Energy
  3/6/2008SenateDo Pass Environment and Energy; 011-000-000
  3/6/2008SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading March 11, 2008
  3/6/2008SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Dale E. Risinger
  3/13/2008SenateSecond Reading
  3/13/2008SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading April 1, 2008
  4/8/2008SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. A. J. Wilhelmi
  4/8/2008SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules
  4/9/2008SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Environment and Energy
  4/10/2008SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Recommend Do Adopt Environment and Energy; 009-000-000
  4/16/2008SenateRecalled to Second Reading
  4/16/2008SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Adopted; Wilhelmi
  4/16/2008SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading
  4/16/2008SenateThird Reading - Passed; 059-000-000
  4/17/2008HouseArrived in House
  4/17/2008HousePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading
  4/29/2008HouseChief House Sponsor Rep. Brent Hassert
  4/29/2008HouseFirst Reading
  4/29/2008HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  1/13/2009SenateSession Sine Die

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