Synopsis As Introduced Amends the Illinois Natural Areas Preservation Act. Creates the Illinois Thirty-By-Thirty Conservation Task Force. Provides that the Task Force shall review and make recommendations to the General Assembly regarding conservation of Illinois land and implementation of strategies to conserve and protect 30% of land in Illinois by 2030. Adds provisions containing membership, meetings, compensation, and administrative support. Abolishes the task force and repeals the provisions on January 1, 2023.
Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Reinserts the provisions of the bill as introduced, with the following changes: Creates the Illinois Thirty-by-Thirty Conservation Task Force Act, rather than creating the Illinois Thirty-by-Thirty Conservation Task Force. Provides that the Task Force shall hold listening sessions regarding ways in which Illinois can protect 30% of its land and water resources by 2030. Provides that the Task Force shall hold a minimum of three separate listening sessions in geographically distinct areas of the State. Makes other changes. Provides legislative findings. Provides for a repeal of the Illinois Thirty-by-Thirty Conservation Task Force Act and the dissolution of the Task Force on July 1, 2023. Effective immediately.
Senate Committee Amendment No. 1 Provides for an additional Illinois Thirty-by-Thirty Conservation Task Force member who shall be a representative of a statewide outdoor sportsman organization. Makes technical corrections.