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 Bill Status of SB1242  102nd General Assembly


Senate Sponsors
Sen. Linda Holmes - Iris Y. Martinez - Dan Kotowski - Jacqueline Y. Collins - Donne E. Trotter, Michael Noland, John J. Cullerton, David Koehler, Dan Cronin and Pamela J. Althoff

House Sponsors
(Rep. Tom Cross - Sidney H. Mathias - Sandy Cole - John A. Fritchey - Dave Winters, Naomi D. Jakobsson, JoAnn D. Osmond, Eddie Washington, Patricia R. Bellock, Greg Harris, Karen May, Patricia Reid Lindner, Mike Fortner, Elizabeth Coulson, Kathleen A. Ryg, Elaine Nekritz, Sandra M. Pihos and Susana A Mendoza)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  8/27/2007SenatePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 95-0453

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act

Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Illinois Cool Cities Act. Provides that the Environmental Protection Agency shall provide technical assistance, if needed, to units of local government in the State that have endorsed the U.S. Conference of Mayors Climate Protection Agreement. Provides that any unit of local government may request designation as an Illinois Cool City if the unit of local government has (i) endorsed the U.S. Conference of Mayors Climate Protection Agreement and (ii) prepared and approved a plan to achieve a 7% reduction in greenhouse gas emissions from 1990 levels by the year 2012. Provides for designation of Illinois Cool Cities upon certain findings by the Director of the Environmental Protection Agency. Effective immediately.

DateChamber Action
  2/9/2007SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Linda Holmes
  2/9/2007SenateFirst Reading
  2/9/2007SenateReferred to Rules
  2/21/2007SenateAssigned to Environment and Energy
  2/22/2007SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Iris Y. Martinez
  3/1/2007SenateDo Pass Environment and Energy; 011-000-000
  3/1/2007SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading March 2, 2007
  3/1/2007SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Michael Noland
  3/1/2007SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Dan Kotowski
  3/1/2007SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. John J. Cullerton
  3/2/2007SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Jacqueline Y. Collins
  3/2/2007SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Donne E. Trotter
  3/2/2007SenateSecond Reading
  3/2/2007SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading March 6, 2007
  3/7/2007SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. David Koehler
  3/14/2007SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Dan Cronin
  3/20/2007SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Pamela J. Althoff
  3/20/2007SenateThird Reading - Passed; 059-000-000
  3/20/2007HouseArrived in House
  3/20/2007HousePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading
  3/20/2007HouseChief House Sponsor Rep. Sidney H. Mathias
  3/21/2007HouseFirst Reading
  3/21/2007HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  3/22/2007HouseAlternate Chief Sponsor Changed to Rep. Tom Cross
  3/22/2007HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Sidney H. Mathias
  3/22/2007HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Sandy Cole
  3/27/2007HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Naomi D. Jakobsson
  4/11/2007HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. John A. Fritchey
  4/19/2007HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Eddie Washington
  4/30/2007HouseAssigned to Environmental Health Committee
  5/2/2007HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. JoAnn D. Osmond
  5/8/2007HouseAlternate Chief Co-Sponsor Removed Rep. Eddie Washington
  5/8/2007HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Dave Winters
  5/8/2007HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Eddie Washington
  5/8/2007HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Environmental Health Committee; 009-000-000
  5/9/2007HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  5/9/2007HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Patricia R. Bellock
  5/9/2007HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Greg Harris
  5/9/2007HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Karen May
  5/16/2007HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Patricia Reid Lindner
  5/24/2007HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  5/24/2007HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  5/24/2007HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Mike Fortner
  5/24/2007HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Elizabeth Coulson
  5/30/2007HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 117-000-000
  5/30/2007SenatePassed Both Houses
  5/30/2007HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Kathleen A. Ryg
  5/30/2007HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Elaine Nekritz
  5/30/2007HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Sandra M. Pihos
  5/31/2007HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Susana A Mendoza
  6/28/2007SenateSent to the Governor
  8/27/2007SenateGovernor Approved
  8/27/2007SenateEffective Date August 27, 2007
  8/27/2007SenatePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 95-0453

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