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 Bill Status of SB2875  97th General Assembly


Senate Sponsors
Sen. Chuck Weaver

House Sponsors
(Rep. Thomas M. Bennett - Jerry Costello, II - Natalie Phelps Finnie - Charles Meier - Dave Severin, Daniel Swanson, Brian W. Stewart, Sara Wojcicki Jimenez, Brad Halbrook, Avery Bourne, Randy E. Frese and Michael Halpin)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  8/14/2018SenatePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0844

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
20 ILCS 205/205-42 new
20 ILCS 205/205-43 new
20 ILCS 205/205-45was 20 ILCS 205/40.36
20 ILCS 205/205-62 new
20 ILCS 205/205-46 rep.
20 ILCS 205/205-103 rep.
20 ILCS 205/205-450 rep.
30 ILCS 105/5.560 rep.
505 ILCS 19/Act rep.
505 ILCS 50/Act rep.
505 ILCS 84/Act rep.

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Department of Agriculture Law of the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois. Provides that the Department of Agriculture may develop and implement organic, identity preserved, and value-added certification processes and programs that guarantee a buyer that the certified Illinois products have traits and qualities that warrant a premium price or an increase in added value. Provides that the Department may (i) identify international and domestic consumer preferences, (ii) identify the new markets those preferences indicate, particularly for value-added products, (iii) identify preserved products, (iv) underwrite demonstrations on foreign soils, and (v) provide market analyses and trend projections to farmers and other interested persons. Provides that the Department may accept and use planning grants or other financial assistance from the federal government (i) for statewide comprehensive planning work, including research and coordination activity directly related to agriculture needs; and (ii) for State and interstate comprehensive planning and research and coordination activity related to that planning. Grants shall be subject to the terms and conditions prescribed by the federal government. Repeals a Section creating the Forever Green Illinois Program which allows the Department of Agriculture to engage in the maintenance and beautification of greenery on property owned or controlled by the State or a unit of local government. Repeals the Local Food, Farms, and Jobs Act labeling and certification program where a label with a specific name and unique design or logo may be placed on local farm and food products that are grown, processed, packaged, and distributed by Illinois citizens or businesses located wholly within the borders of Illinois. Repeals the Illinois AgriFIRST Program Act of 2001. Repeals the Dairy Statistics Act. Repeals the Illinois Food, Farms, And Jobs Act. Makes other changes. Effective immediately.

Senate Floor Amendment No. 1
Adds reference to:
510 ILCS 105/Act rep.

Repeals the Trichinosis Control Act.

DateChamber Action
  2/14/2018SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Chuck Weaver
  2/14/2018SenateFirst Reading
  2/14/2018SenateReferred to Assignments
  2/21/2018SenateAssigned to Agriculture
  3/1/2018SenatePostponed - Agriculture
  4/12/2018SenateDo Pass Agriculture; 010-000-000
  4/12/2018SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading April 17, 2018
  4/18/2018SenateSecond Reading
  4/18/2018SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading April 19, 2018
  4/19/2018SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Chuck Weaver
  4/19/2018SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Referred to Assignments
  4/23/2018SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Assignments Refers to Agriculture
  4/26/2018SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Recommend Do Adopt Agriculture; 008-000-000
  4/27/2018SenateRule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As May 3, 2018
  5/2/2018SenateRecalled to Second Reading
  5/2/2018SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Adopted; Weaver
  5/2/2018SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading
  5/2/2018SenateThird Reading - Passed; 049-000-000
  5/3/2018HouseArrived in House
  5/3/2018HouseChief House Sponsor Rep. Thomas M. Bennett
  5/8/2018HouseFirst Reading
  5/8/2018HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  5/8/2018HouseAssigned to Agriculture & Conservation Committee
  5/15/2018HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Agriculture & Conservation Committee; 017-000-000
  5/17/2018HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  5/17/2018HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Jerry Costello, II
  5/17/2018HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Natalie Phelps Finnie
  5/17/2018HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Charles Meier
  5/17/2018HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Dave Severin
  5/17/2018HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Daniel Swanson
  5/17/2018HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Brian W. Stewart
  5/17/2018HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Sara Wojcicki Jimenez
  5/17/2018HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Brad Halbrook
  5/17/2018HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Avery Bourne
  5/17/2018HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Randy E. Frese
  5/17/2018HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Michael Halpin
  5/23/2018HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  5/23/2018HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  5/25/2018HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 110-000-000
  5/25/2018SenatePassed Both Houses
  6/22/2018SenateSent to the Governor
  8/14/2018SenateGovernor Approved
  8/14/2018SenateEffective Date August 14, 2018
  8/14/2018SenatePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0844

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