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 Bill Status of HB0592  102nd General Assembly


Short Description:  RADIOCHEMISTRY LAB PROGRAM

House Sponsors
Rep. Stephanie A. Kifowit - Tim Butler, Dan Caulkins, Amy Grant and Dan Ugaste

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. Melinda Bush)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  5/27/2021HousePassed Both Houses

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
20 ILCS 3310/40
20 ILCS 3310/40.5 new
420 ILCS 5/8from Ch. 111 1/2, par. 4308


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Nuclear Safety Law of 2004. Provides that the Illinois Emergency Management Agency shall have primary responsibility for the coordination and oversight of all State governmental functions concerning the regulation of nuclear power, including environmental radiochemical analysis (currently, does not include environmental radiochemical analysis). Provides that the Agency shall implement a comprehensive radiochemistry laboratory program. Requires the Director of the Agency to employ and direct such personnel, and shall provide for such laboratory and other facilities, as may be necessary to carry out the purposes of the Act and other specified Acts. Amends the Illinois Nuclear Safety Preparedness Act. Provides that the Illinois Nuclear Safety Preparedness Program shall consist of development and implementation of a radiochemistry laboratory capable of preparing environmental samples, performing analyses, quantification, and reporting for assessment and radiation exposure control due to accidental radioactive releases from nuclear power plants into the environment. Effective immediately.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/3/2021HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Stephanie A. Kifowit
  2/8/2021HouseFirst Reading
  2/8/2021HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  3/2/2021HouseAssigned to Energy & Environment Committee
  3/8/2021HouseDo Pass / Consent Calendar Energy & Environment Committee; 028-000-000
  3/9/2021HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Consent Calendar
  3/9/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Dan Caulkins
  3/9/2021HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Tim Butler
  4/13/2021HouseSecond Reading - Consent Calendar
  4/13/2021HouseHeld on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Consent Calendar
  4/13/2021HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Consent Calendar
  4/16/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Amy Grant
  4/16/2021HouseThird Reading - Consent Calendar - Passed 108-000-000
  4/16/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Dan Ugaste
  4/19/2021SenateArrive in Senate
  4/19/2021SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading
  4/19/2021SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. Melinda Bush
  4/19/2021SenateFirst Reading
  4/19/2021SenateReferred to Assignments
  4/28/2021SenateAssigned to State Government
  5/6/2021SenateDo Pass State Government; 009-000-000
  5/6/2021SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading May 10, 2021
  5/13/2021SenateSecond Reading
  5/13/2021SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 14, 2021
  5/24/2021SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading ** May 25, 2021
  5/27/2021SenateThird Reading - Passed; 057-000-000
  5/27/2021HousePassed Both Houses

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