Bill Status of HB5204  102nd General Assembly


Short Description:  WILDLIFE-NAVIGATIONAL LIGHTING

House Sponsors
Rep. Denyse Wang Stoneback, Bob Morgan, Sam Yingling, Theresa Mah, Joyce Mason, Jennifer Gong-Gershowitz, Robyn Gabel, Delia C. Ramirez, Kelly M. Cassidy, Michelle Mussman and Janet Yang Rohr

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  4/11/2022HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
520 ILCS 5/3.41 new


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Wildlife Code. Provides that the Department of Natural Resources shall encourage the owners of structures to eliminate nonflashing (steady burning) L-810 lights by January 1, 2024. Provides that the owners of structures constructed on or after March 1, 2022 that are located within migratory flyways, or in ecologically sensitive areas, or are within one mile of a forest preserve or federal or State park or wildlife area shall turn off all lights not required for safety or maintenance between 12:00 a.m. through 7:00 a.m. during migratory seasons. Provides the Department of Natural Resources with rulemaking authority. Effective immediately.

House Floor Amendment No. 1
Adds reference to:
New Act

Replaces everything after the enacting clause with the provisions of the introduced bill with the following changes. Creates the Bird Conservation Commission Act. Creates the Bird Conservation Commission for the purpose of promoting bird conservation and providing education and awareness on issues concerning bird conservation. Adds provisions concerning the membership, duties, powers, and reporting requirements of the Commission. In provisions amending the Wildlife Code, provides that the owners of structures with a height over 50 feet above ground level constructed on or after March 1, 2022 that are located in ecologically sensitive areas, or are within one-half mile of a forest preserve or federal or State park or wildlife area shall turn off all lights not required for safety or maintenance between 11:00 p.m. and 7:00 a.m. during migratory seasons (instead of requiring owners of structures constructed on or after March 1, 2022 that are located within migratory flyways, or in ecologically sensitive areas, or are within one mile of a forest preserve or federal or State park or Wildlife area to turn off all lights not required for safety or maintenance between 12:00 a.m. through 7:00 a.m. during migratory seasons). Effective immediately.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  1/27/2022HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Denyse Wang Stoneback
  1/31/2022HouseFirst Reading
  1/31/2022HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/9/2022HouseAssigned to Agriculture & Conservation Committee
  2/15/2022HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Agriculture & Conservation Committee; 005-003-000
  2/16/2022HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  2/17/2022HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Bob Morgan
  2/28/2022HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Denyse Wang Stoneback
  2/28/2022HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  3/1/2022HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Sam Yingling
  3/1/2022HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Theresa Mah
  3/1/2022HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Agriculture & Conservation Committee
  3/2/2022HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Recommends Be Adopted Agriculture & Conservation Committee; 005-003-000
  3/2/2022HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  3/2/2022HouseHeld on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Short Debate
  3/3/2022HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Joyce Mason
  3/3/2022HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jennifer Gong-Gershowitz
  3/3/2022HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Robyn Gabel
  3/3/2022HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Delia C. Ramirez
  3/3/2022HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Kelly M. Cassidy
  3/3/2022HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Michelle Mussman
  3/3/2022HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Janet Yang Rohr
  3/3/2022HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Adopted
  3/3/2022HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  3/3/2022HousePlaced on Calendar - Consideration Postponed
  3/4/2022HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  4/7/2022HouseFinal Action Deadline Extended-9(b) April 8, 2022
  4/7/2022HouseApproved for Consideration Rules Committee; 003-001-000
  4/7/2022HousePlaced on Calendar - Consideration Postponed
  4/11/2022HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee