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 Bill Status of HB4986  95th General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Julie Hamos - Paul D. Froehlich

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/13/2009HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act
30 ILCS 105/5.708 new

Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Aquatic Invasive Species Prevention Act. Requires the Director of the Environmental Protection Agency, with the consultation of the Director of Natural Resources, to establish a permit program for oceangoing vessels to prevent the discharge of aquatic invasive species into State waters of the Great Lakes. Sets standards for issuance of permits. Requires cooperation with other states, Canada, and others. Contains provisions concerning fees and fines, reporting, monitoring, and review and enforcement. Amends the State Finance Act to create the Aquatic Invasive Species Prevention Fund. Provides for federal preemption. Contains other provisions. Effective immediately.

DateChamber Action
  2/13/2008HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Julie Hamos
  2/13/2008HouseFirst Reading
  2/13/2008HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/14/2008HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Paul D. Froehlich
  2/22/2008HouseAssigned to Environment & Energy Committee
  3/14/2008HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  1/13/2009HouseSession Sine Die

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