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 Bill Status of HB5369  95th General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Karen May - Paul D. Froehlich - Patricia R. Bellock - Elizabeth Coulson - Mike Fortner

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. Heather Steans)

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

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act

Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Illinois Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Act. Provides that the Green Governments Coordinating Council, in conjunction with the Office of Lieutenant Governor, shall be the State governmental body responsible for applying for and distributing any and all energy efficiency and conservation grant money pursuant to the federal Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007. Sets forth the duties of the Green Governments Coordinating Council with respect to those grant moneys. Effective immediately.

House Committee Amendment No. 1
Provides that there is no rulemaking authority under the Act, but that the Governor may suggest rules by filing them with the General Assembly and requesting that the General Assembly authorize such rulemaking by law, enact the suggested rules into law, or take other appropriate action in the General Assembly's discretion.

 Fiscal Note, House Committee Amendment No. 1 (Illinois Environmental Protection Agency)
 HB 5369 (H-AM 1) would not have any fiscal impact on the Illinois EPA.

House Floor Amendment No. 2
Removes a provision of the bill that provides that the application for and distribution of federal grant moneys by the Green Governments Coordinating Council shall be done in conjunction with the Office of the Lieutenant Governor. Provides that certain actions by the Green Governments Coordinating Council must be completed as soon as practical after the effective date of the Act (instead of April 21, 2008).

DateChamber Action
  2/14/2008HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Karen May
  2/14/2008HouseFirst Reading
  2/14/2008HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/20/2008HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Paul D. Froehlich
  2/20/2008HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Patricia R. Bellock
  2/25/2008HouseAssigned to Environmental Health Committee
  2/26/2008HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Elizabeth Coulson
  3/4/2008HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Environmental Health Committee
  3/4/2008HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted in Environmental Health Committee; by Voice Vote
  3/4/2008HouseDo Pass as Amended / Short Debate Environmental Health Committee; 014-000-000
  3/5/2008HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  3/6/2008HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Fiscal Note Filed as Amended
  3/12/2008HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Mike Fortner
  3/13/2008HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  3/13/2008HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  4/18/2008HouseFinal Action Deadline Extended-9(b) May 9, 2008
  4/30/2008HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Karen May
  4/30/2008HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Referred to Rules Committee
  5/5/2008HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Recommends Be Adopted Rules Committee; 003-000-000
  5/8/2008HouseRecalled to Second Reading - Short Debate
  5/8/2008HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Adopted by Voice Vote
  5/8/2008HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  5/9/2008HouseFinal Action Deadline Extended-9(b) May 23, 2008
  5/14/2008HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 113-000-000
  5/15/2008SenateArrive in Senate
  5/15/2008SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading
  5/15/2008SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. Heather Steans
  5/15/2008SenateFirst Reading
  5/15/2008SenateReferred to Rules
  5/15/2008SenateRule 2-10 Committee Deadline Established As May 22, 2008; Substantive House Bills Out of Committee
  1/13/2009HouseSession Sine Die

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