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 Bill Status of SB0046  103rd General Assembly


Senate Sponsors
Sen. Susan Garrett - Pamela J. Althoff - Jacqueline Y. Collins - Debbie DeFrancesco Halvorson - David Koehler, Randall M. Hultgren and Ira I. Silverstein

House Sponsors
(Rep. Elaine Nekritz - Sandy Cole - Karen May - Sidney H. Mathias - Al Riley, Sandra M. Pihos, Mike Fortner, Elizabeth Coulson, Sara Feigenholtz, Cynthia Soto, Elizabeth Hernandez, Rosemary Mulligan, Kathleen A. Ryg, Jack D. Franks, Linda Chapa LaVia, Patricia R. Bellock, James H. Meyer, Joe Dunn, William B. Black, Ed Sullivan, Jr., Bob Biggins, Carolyn H. Krause, Mark H. Beaubien, Jr. and Donald L. Moffitt)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  10/17/2007SenatePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 95-0657

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act

Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Green Governments Illinois Act. Provides for the creation of the Green Governments Coordinating Council and sets out the composition and responsibilities of the Council. Gives the Council the authority to solicit and receive grants to fulfill the Council's functions and to solicit, use, and publish advice and information to assist in the Council's duties. Provides that participation in the Green Governments Illinois program by units of State and local government and educational institutions is voluntary. Sets out responsibilities of State agencies under the Act. Provides that a member of the Lieutenant Governor's staff shall be responsible for the establishment and maintenance of a Green Governments Illinois website with specified content. Effective immediately.

Governor Amendatory Veto Message
Provides that the Governor shall appoint a chair or co-chairs of the Green Governments Coordinating Council (instead of providing that the Lieutenant Governor shall serve as the chair). Provides that the Lieutenant Governor is a member of the Council. Provides that the Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity, the Environmental Protection Agency, and the Department of Central Management Services (instead of the Office of the Lieutenant Governor) shall provide administrative support to the Council. Deletes a provision providing that a minimum of one staff position in the Office of the Lieutenant Governor shall be dedicated to the Green Governments Illinois program. Makes corresponding changes.

DateChamber Action
  1/31/2007SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Susan Garrett
  1/31/2007SenateFirst Reading
  1/31/2007SenateReferred to Rules
  2/2/2007SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Pamela J. Althoff
  2/7/2007SenateAssigned to Environment and Energy
  2/8/2007SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Jacqueline Y. Collins
  2/8/2007SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Debbie DeFrancesco Halvorson
  2/22/2007SenateDo Pass Environment and Energy; 013-000-000
  2/22/2007SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading February 23, 2007
  2/22/2007SenateSecond Reading
  2/22/2007SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading February 23, 2007
  2/23/2007SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. David Koehler
  2/23/2007SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Randall M. Hultgren
  2/23/2007SenateThird Reading - Passed; 058-000-000
  2/23/2007HouseArrived in House
  2/23/2007HousePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading
  2/23/2007HouseChief House Sponsor Rep. Sandy Cole
  2/23/2007SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Ira I. Silverstein
  2/23/2007HouseFirst Reading
  2/23/2007HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/28/2007HouseAlternate Chief Sponsor Changed to Rep. Elaine Nekritz
  2/28/2007HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Sandy Cole
  2/28/2007HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Karen May
  4/17/2007HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Sidney H. Mathias
  4/18/2007HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Al Riley
  4/30/2007HouseAssigned to Environmental Health Committee
  5/8/2007HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Environmental Health Committee; 009-000-000
  5/9/2007HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  5/10/2007HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Sandra M. Pihos
  5/10/2007HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Mike Fortner
  5/21/2007HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  5/21/2007HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  5/21/2007HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Elizabeth Coulson
  5/21/2007HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Sara Feigenholtz
  5/22/2007HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Cynthia Soto
  5/22/2007HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Elizabeth Hernandez
  5/22/2007HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Rosemary Mulligan
  5/22/2007HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Kathleen A. Ryg
  5/22/2007HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Jack D. Franks
  5/22/2007HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Linda Chapa LaVia
  5/22/2007HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Patricia R. Bellock
  5/22/2007HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. James H. Meyer
  5/22/2007HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Joe Dunn
  5/22/2007HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. William B. Black
  5/22/2007HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Ed Sullivan, Jr.
  5/22/2007HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Bob Biggins
  5/22/2007HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Carolyn H. Krause
  5/22/2007HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Mark H. Beaubien, Jr.
  5/22/2007HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Donald L. Moffitt
  5/22/2007HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 115-000-000
  5/22/2007SenatePassed Both Houses
  6/20/2007SenateSent to the Governor
  8/17/2007SenateGovernor Amendatory Veto
  10/2/2007SenatePlaced on Calendar Amendatory Veto October 2, 2007
  10/2/2007SenateMotion Filed Override Amendatory Veto Sen. Susan Garrett
  10/2/2007Senate3/5 Vote Required
  10/2/2007SenateOverride Amendatory Veto - Senate Passed 052-002-000
  10/4/2007HousePlaced on Calendar Amendatory Veto October 10, 2007
  10/5/2007HouseMotion Filed Override Amendatory Veto Rep. Elaine Nekritz
  10/10/2007House3/5 Vote Required
  10/10/2007HouseOverride Amendatory Veto - House Passed 111-001-000
  10/10/2007SenateAmendatory Veto Overridden Both Houses
  10/17/2007SenateEffective Date October 10, 2007
  10/17/2007SenatePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 95-0657

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