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 Bill Status of HB3105  102nd General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Mary Edly-Allen - Robyn Gabel, Michael J. Zalewski, Delia C. Ramirez, Theresa Mah, Margo McDermed, Bob Morgan, Michelle Mussman, Marcus C. Evans, Jr., Joyce Mason, Diane Pappas, Natalie A. Manley, Kelly M. Burke, Jennifer Gong-Gershowitz, Anna Moeller, Sue Scherer, Ann M. Williams, Emanuel Chris Welch, John C. D'Amico and Robert Rita

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. Steve Stadelman - Melinda Bush - Linda Holmes, Laura M. Murphy and Julie A. Morrison)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  7/19/2019HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0102

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
740 ILCS 185/1from Ch. 96 1/2, par. 9401
740 ILCS 185/2from Ch. 96 1/2, par. 9402
740 ILCS 185/2.5 new
740 ILCS 185/2.6 new
740 ILCS 185/2.8 new
740 ILCS 185/3from Ch. 96 1/2, par. 9403
740 ILCS 185/3.5 new
740 ILCS 185/4from Ch. 96 1/2, par. 9404
740 ILCS 185/4.5 new
740 ILCS 185/4.7 new

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Wrongful Tree Cutting Act. Changes the definition of "stumpage". Defines "protected land" and "qualified professional forester or ecological restoration professional". Provides that any party found to have intentionally cut or knowingly caused to be cut any standing timber or tree, other than a tree or woody plant referenced in the Illinois Exotic Weed Act, on protected land, and the party did not have the legal right to so cut or cause to be cut, must pay the person or entity that owns or holds a conservation right to the land 3 times stumpage value plus remediation costs. Provides that nothing in the Act limits the rights of a party to pursue causes of action under other laws, including any available common law remedies for damages. Limits the relief available under the Act. Provides that the court shall allow a plaintiff who prevails to recover the cost of expenses incurred. Makes changes in provisions concerning appraisals and findings of value and expenses. Adds provisions concerning: remediation plans; court-ordered determinations of costs; assistance by the Department of Natural Resources; and use of awards under the Act. Makes other changes. Effective immediately.

DateChamber Action
  2/15/2019HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Mary Edly-Allen
  2/15/2019HouseFirst Reading
  2/15/2019HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  3/5/2019HouseAssigned to Judiciary - Civil Committee
  3/6/2019HouseTo Commercial Law Subcommittee
  3/13/2019HouseRecommends Do Pass Subcommittee/ Judiciary - Civil Committee; 007-000-000
  3/13/2019HouseReported Back To Judiciary - Civil Committee;
  3/13/2019HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Robyn Gabel
  3/14/2019HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Michael J. Zalewski
  3/14/2019HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Delia C. Ramirez
  3/14/2019HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Theresa Mah
  3/14/2019HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Margo McDermed
  3/20/2019HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Judiciary - Civil Committee; 013-000-000
  3/20/2019HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Bob Morgan
  3/20/2019HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Michelle Mussman
  3/20/2019HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Marcus C. Evans, Jr.
  3/20/2019HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Joyce Mason
  3/20/2019HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Diane Pappas
  3/20/2019HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Kelly M. Burke
  3/20/2019HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Natalie A. Manley
  3/20/2019HouseRemoved Co-Sponsor Rep. Robyn Gabel
  3/20/2019HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Robyn Gabel
  3/21/2019HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  3/26/2019HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  3/26/2019HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  3/27/2019HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jennifer Gong-Gershowitz
  3/28/2019HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Anna Moeller
  3/28/2019HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Sue Scherer
  3/28/2019HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Ann M. Williams
  3/28/2019HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Emanuel Chris Welch
  3/28/2019HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. John C. D'Amico
  4/9/2019HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Robert Rita
  4/9/2019HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 113-000-000
  4/10/2019SenateArrive in Senate
  4/10/2019SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading
  4/10/2019SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. Steve Stadelman
  4/10/2019SenateFirst Reading
  4/10/2019SenateReferred to Assignments
  4/10/2019SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Melinda Bush
  4/24/2019SenateAssigned to Judiciary
  5/2/2019SenateDo Pass Judiciary; 009-000-000
  5/2/2019SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading May 7, 2019
  5/14/2019SenateSecond Reading
  5/14/2019SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 15, 2019
  5/17/2019SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Laura M. Murphy
  5/17/2019SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Julie A. Morrison
  5/17/2019SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Linda Holmes
  5/17/2019SenateThird Reading - Passed; 053-000-000
  5/17/2019HousePassed Both Houses
  6/14/2019HouseSent to the Governor
  7/19/2019HouseGovernor Approved
  7/19/2019HouseEffective Date July 19, 2019
  7/19/2019HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0102

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