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 Bill Status of HB1121  93rd General Assembly

Short Description:  HORSE FEED CHECKOFF

House Sponsors
Rep. Michael K. Smith - Patricia R. Bellock - Thomas Holbrook - Dan Reitz - Charles A. Hartke, Frank J. Mautino, Dave Winters, Rich Brauer, Mary K. O'Brien, Jim Sacia, Donald L. Moffitt, Shane Cultra, Richard P. Myers and Mike Boland

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. John O. Jones - Lawrence M. Walsh - Kathleen L. Wojcik)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  7/10/2003HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 93-0135

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act

Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Illinois Equine Research and Promotion Act. Requires the University of Illinois Extension to conduct a referendum among Illinois equine owners as to the collection and use of an assessment on the purchase of commercial horse feed for research and promotion of the equine industry. If the referendum passes, requires appointment by an industry organization of an Illinois Equine Industry Research and Promotion Board to levy and determine the use of the assessment. Sets the assessment at $2 per ton or 5 cents per 50-pound bag. Establishes procedures for the collection and refund of the assessment and for the Board's operations. Effective immediately.

DateChamber Action
  2/4/2003HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Michael K. Smith
  2/4/2003HouseFirst Reading
  2/4/2003HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/5/2003HouseAssigned to Agriculture and Conservation Committee
  2/21/2003HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Patricia R. Bellock
  2/21/2003HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Thomas Holbrook
  2/21/2003HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Dan Reitz
  2/21/2003HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Charles A. Hartke
  2/21/2003HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Frank J. Mautino
  2/21/2003HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Dave Winters
  2/27/2003HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Agriculture and Conservation Committee; 014-001-001
  2/27/2003HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  2/27/2003HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Rich Brauer
  2/27/2003HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Mary K. O'Brien
  2/27/2003HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jim Sacia
  2/27/2003HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Donald L. Moffitt
  2/27/2003HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Shane Cultra
  2/28/2003HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  2/28/2003HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  3/6/2003HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 089-023-000
  3/6/2003HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Richard P. Myers
  3/6/2003HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Mike Boland
  3/11/2003SenateArrive in Senate
  3/11/2003SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading March 12, 2003
  3/11/2003SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. John O. Jones
  3/11/2003SenateFirst Reading
  3/11/2003SenateReferred to Rules
  3/12/2003SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Lawrence M. Walsh
  3/26/2003SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Kathleen L. Wojcik
  4/16/2003SenateAssigned to Agriculture & Conservation
  4/30/2003SenateDo Pass Agriculture & Conservation; 009-000-000
  4/30/2003SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading May 1, 2003
  5/6/2003SenateSecond Reading
  5/6/2003SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 7, 2003
  5/7/2003SenateThird Reading - Passed; 057-000-000
  5/7/2003HousePassed Both Houses
  6/5/2003HouseSent to the Governor
  7/10/2003HouseGovernor Approved
  7/10/2003HouseEffective Date July 10, 2003
  7/10/2003HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 93-0135

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