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 Bill Status of HB4447  97th General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. David Reis - Robert W. Pritchard - Paul Evans - John D. Cavaletto - Adam Brown, Richard Morthland, Jim Sacia, Wayne Rosenthal, Jim Watson, Pam Roth, Roger L. Eddy, Chad Hays, Dwight Kay and Jason Barickman

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. Michael W. Frerichs and Kirk W. Dillard)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  8/2/2012HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 97-0879

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
505 ILCS 82/15
505 ILCS 82/20
505 ILCS 82/25
30 ILCS 105/5.811 new

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Food and Agriculture Research Act. Provides that appropriations for the purposes of the Act shall be made to the Illinois Department of Agriculture for research to Illinois public and non-public institutions of higher education. Provides that the Illinois Council on Food and Agricultural Research shall prepare and deliver to the General Assembly, Governor, Director of Agriculture, and the food and agricultural research administrators at each of the public and non-public institutions of higher learning that receive research dollars under the Act an annual report providing a summary and detailed account of the research programs being supported. Provides any additional grants or donations for research shall be deposited into the Food and Agricultural Research Fund and may be appropriated and used for the purposes of the Act. Amends the State Finance Act to create the Food and Agricultural Research Fund as a special fund in the State treasury. Effective immediately.

DateChamber Action
  1/27/2012HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. David Reis
  1/30/2012HouseFirst Reading
  1/30/2012HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/6/2012HouseAssigned to Agriculture & Conservation Committee
  2/21/2012HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Agriculture & Conservation Committee; 014-000-000
  2/22/2012HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  2/23/2012HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  2/23/2012HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  2/28/2012HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Robert W. Pritchard
  2/28/2012HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Paul Evans
  2/28/2012HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. John D. Cavaletto
  2/28/2012HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Adam Brown
  2/28/2012HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Richard Morthland
  2/28/2012HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jim Sacia
  2/28/2012HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Wayne Rosenthal
  2/28/2012HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jim Watson
  2/28/2012HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Pam Roth
  2/28/2012HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Roger L. Eddy
  2/28/2012HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Chad Hays
  2/28/2012HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Dwight Kay
  2/28/2012HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jason Barickman
  2/28/2012HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 117-000-000
  2/29/2012SenateArrive in Senate
  2/29/2012SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading March 1, 2012
  2/29/2012SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. Michael W. Frerichs
  3/1/2012SenateFirst Reading
  3/1/2012SenateReferred to Assignments
  4/11/2012SenateAssigned to Agriculture and Conservation
  4/18/2012SenateDo Pass Agriculture and Conservation; 007-000-000
  4/18/2012SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading April 19, 2012
  5/3/2012SenateSecond Reading
  5/3/2012SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 8, 2012
  5/15/2012SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Kirk W. Dillard
  5/15/2012SenateThird Reading - Passed; 057-000-001
  5/15/2012HousePassed Both Houses
  6/13/2012HouseSent to the Governor
  8/2/2012HouseGovernor Approved
  8/2/2012HouseEffective Date August 2, 2012
  8/2/2012HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 97-0879

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