Full Text of HB2301 101st General Assembly
HB2301ham003 101ST GENERAL ASSEMBLY
Rep. Debbie Meyers-Martin
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AMENDMENT TO HOUSE BILL 2301
AMENDMENT NO. ______. Amend House Bill 2301 on page 2, line
4, by changing "
" to "
Act representing coal miners
on page 2, lines 8 and 13, by changing "years" each time it
appears to "
on page 2, line 10, by replacing "a mine examiner or" with "
mine examiner or
on page 2, lines 15 and 20, by changing "
time it appears to "
organization representing coal miners
on page 2, by replacing lines 17 and 18 with the following:
"underground coal mine and shall hold
as an Illinois mine examiner
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on page 3, by inserting immediately below line 9 the following:
The Coal Mining Act is amended by changing
Sections 8.02 and 8.03 as follows:
(225 ILCS 705/8.02)
(from Ch. 96 1/2, par. 802)
There is created in the Department of Natural
of Mines and Minerals, a Miners' Examining
Board which shall consist of
miners' examining officers
to be appointed by the Governor,
2 of whom must be from a labor
organization recognized under the National Labor Relations Act
representing coal miners,
for a term of
2 years and until their
successors are appointed and qualified. Terms of
commence on the third Monday in January in each odd-numbered
Three of such officers shall constitute a quorum.
This amendatory Act of 1995 does not affect the terms of
members of the
Miners' Examining Board holding office on the
effective date of this amendatory
Act of 1995.
A complete record of the proceedings and acts of the
Examining Board shall be kept and preserved. Said
officers shall hold no
other lucrative office or employment
under the government of the United
States, State of Illinois,
or any political division thereof or any
therein and each such officer before entering upon
of his office shall subscribe and take the oath prescribed by
the Constitution of this State, and shall before entering upon
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of his office give a bond with sufficient surety to
be approved by the
Governor, payable to the People of the State
of Illinois in the penal sum
of $5,000, conditioned for the
faithful discharge of the duties of office
and the delivery of
all records, books, moneys, and other property
his successor in office, which said bond shall be deposited
the office of the Secretary of State. Vacancies shall be filled
appointment as provided herein for the balance of the
(Source: P.A. 89-445, eff. 2-7-96.)
(225 ILCS 705/8.03)
(from Ch. 96 1/2, par. 803)
No person shall be appointed to the Miners'
Examining Board who
has not had at least 5 years' practical and
continuous experience as
members of the Miners' Examining Board shall hold certificates
of competency as an Illinois mine examiner. Two of the members
of the Miners' Examining Board shall be representatives of a
labor organization recognized under the National Labor
Relations Act representing coal miners. Two of the members of
the Miners' Examining Board shall be from the employing class.
and who has not been actually engaged in coal mining as a miner
the State of Illinois continuously for 12 months next
appointment; except that a miners' examining
officer may be appointed to
(Source: Laws 1953, p. 701.)".