DART-BROSNAHAN-CROTTY-MCCARTHY-FLOWERS, LANG, MCKEON,
SCHAKOWSKY, WOOLARD, BRADLEY, LYONS,JOSEPH, GIGLIO,
RONEN, JONES,LOU, MORROW, DAVIS,MONIQUE, HOFFMAN AND DAVIS,STEVE.
CONSTRUCTION SAFETY ACT-NEW
Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
Creates the Construction Safety Act, the purpose of which is to
promote safety on construction sites. Specifies safety requirements
for scaffolds, ladders, and similar devices and for excavations.
Provides for liability of persons or entities having charge of work
who knew of or could have discovered unsafe placement, use, or
operation of a scaffold, ladder, or similar device. Provides for a
right of action for persons injured as a result of a violation of the
Act and for survivors of persons killed as a result of a violation of
the Act. Provides that it is not a defense to an action brought under
the Act that the person having charge of the work is a local public
entity, and amends the Local Governmental and Governmental Employees
Tort Immunity Act to make a conforming change.
FISCAL NOTE (Dpt. Professional Regulation)
No measurable fiscal impact.
HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1.
Deletes reference to:
745 ILCS 10/2-101
Deletes everything. Creates the Structural Work Act of 1998,
containing the same provisions as the Structural Work Act. Effective
CORRECTIONAL NOTE, AMENDED
No fiscal or prison population impact on DOC.
STATE MANDATES FISCAL NOTE, H-AM 1
Creates a "local gov't. organization and structure mandate".
HOME RULE NOTE, H-AM 1
The bill fails to preempt home rule authority.
FISCAL NOTE, AMENDED (Administrative Office of Ill. Courts)
No fiscal impact on the Judicial Branch.
JUDICIAL NOTE, AMENDED
No decrease or increase in the need for the number of judges.
Last action on Bill: THIRD READING/STANDARD DEBATE/LOST 059-056-002
Last action date: 98-03-31
Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE - 1 SENATE - 0
END OF INQUIRY
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