Bill Status of SB2245  102nd General Assembly


Short Description:  PESTICIDES-SCHOOLS

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Julie A. Morrison

House Sponsors
(Rep. David A. Welter and Elizabeth Hernandez)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  5/26/2021SenatePassed Both Houses

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
415 ILCS 60/13.4 new
415 ILCS 60/14from Ch. 5, par. 814


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Illinois Pesticide Act. Provides that, no later than January 1, 2022, the Department of Agriculture shall develop a drift monitoring study to evaluate pesticide drift at 3 schools within the State and shall submit a report of its findings and recommendations to the General Assembly no later than January 1, 2023. Repeals the provisions regarding the drift monitoring study on January 1, 2024. Provides that it is unlawful to apply a restricted use pesticide on or within 500 feet of a school property during normal hours, except for whole structure fumigation, unless the pesticide application information listed on the pesticide label is more restrictive, in which case the more restrictive provision shall apply. Directs the Department to adopt rules necessary to implement the restriction. Defines "normal school hours". Effective January 1, 2022.

Senate Committee Amendment No. 1
Deletes reference to:
415 ILCS 60/13.4 new

Replaces everything after the enacting clause with the provisions of the introduced bill with the following change. Removes language providing that, no later than January 1, 2022, the Department of Agriculture shall develop a drift monitoring study to evaluate pesticide drift at 3 schools within the State and shall submit a report of its findings and recommendations to the General Assembly no later than January 1, 2023.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/26/2021SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Julie A. Morrison
  2/26/2021SenateFirst Reading
  2/26/2021SenateReferred to Assignments
  3/23/2021SenateAssigned to Agriculture
  4/8/2021SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Julie A. Morrison
  4/8/2021SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Assignments
  4/13/2021SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Assignments Refers to Agriculture
  4/15/2021SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted
  4/15/2021SenateDo Pass as Amended Agriculture; 011-000-000
  4/15/2021SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading April 20, 2021
  4/20/2021SenateSecond Reading
  4/20/2021SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading ** April 21, 2021
  4/23/2021SenateThird Reading - Passed; 058-000-000
  4/26/2021HouseArrived in House
  4/27/2021HouseChief House Sponsor Rep. David A. Welter
  4/28/2021HouseFirst Reading
  4/28/2021HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  5/4/2021HouseAssigned to Agriculture & Conservation Committee
  5/11/2021HouseDo Pass / Consent Calendar Agriculture & Conservation Committee; 007-000-000
  5/12/2021HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Consent Calendar
  5/13/2021HouseSecond Reading - Consent Calendar
  5/13/2021HouseHeld on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Consent Calendar
  5/14/2021HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Consent Calendar
  5/18/2021HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Elizabeth Hernandez
  5/21/2021HouseThird Reading - Consent Calendar - First Day
  5/26/2021HouseThird Reading - Consent Calendar - Passed 109-003-000
  5/26/2021SenatePassed Both Houses