92nd General Assembly
Summary of SB1701
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ELEVATOR SAFETY & REGULATION                                               

Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
        Amends the Regulatory Sunset Act.   Extends  the  repeal  of  the      
   Naprapathic Practice Act to January 1, 2013.  Effective immediately.        
          FISCAL NOTE (Department of Professional Regulation)                  
          SB 1701, as currently presented, would not significantly change      
          the Agency's existing financial situation.                           
        HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1.                                                 
          Deletes reference to:                                                
          5 ILCS 80/4.13                                                       
          5 ILCS 80/4.23 new                                                   
          Adds reference to:                                                   
          225 ILCS 410/3-2                from Ch. 111, par. 1703-2            
          225 ILCS 410/4-2                from Ch. 111, par. 1704-2            
        Deletes everything.  Amends the Barber,  Cosmetology,  Esthetics,      
   and  Nail Technology Act of 1985.  Changes the graduation requirements      
   to a program of 1500 hours (from a total of  1500  hours)  to  conform      
   with other references throughout the Act. Effective immediately.            
          FISCAL NOTE, H-AM 2 (State Fire Marshal)                             
          This bill, as amended by H-am 2, will require expenditures of        
          State funds for travel-related expenses of the Board. Further        
          expenditures will be necessary for clerical and administrative       
          staff to meet the provisions of the Act. At a minimum, project-      
          ed cost would be $525,400. This does not include increases re-       
          lated to annual salary adjustments or any other potential            
          start-up costs. It also does not include any costs related           
          to potential hearings (if requested) or additional inspection        
          costs to be incurred by the Agency if such review is requested.      
          There is no funding in the recommended OSFM budget for fiscal        
          year 2003 for the purposes of this Act.                              
          FISCAL NOTE, H-AM #3 (State Fire Marshal)                            
          Same as previous fiscal note.                                        
        HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 3.                                                 
          Deletes reference to:                                                
          225 ILCS 410/3-2                                                     
          225 ILCS 410/4-2                                                     
          Adds reference to:                                                   
          New Act                                                              
          5 ILCS 80/4.23 new                                                   
        Replaces  everything  after  the  enacting  clause.  Creates  the      
   Elevator Safety and Regulation Act to be administered by the Office of      
   the State Fire Marshal and the Elevator Safety Review Board. Requires       
   licensure of elevator contractors, elevator mechanics, and elevator         
   inspectors and registration of existing elevators, platform lifts,          
   escalators, moving walks, and other conveyances. Requires compliance        
   with State fire prevention and building code laws. Requires permits         
   for erection, construction, installation, or alteration of convey-          
   ances. Provides certain exceptions for municipalities with a popu-          
   lation over 500,000. Preempts home rule. Amends the Regulatory Sunset       
   Act to repeal the Act on January 1, 2013.                                   
        HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 6.                                                 
        Provides that the Act is  not  intended  to  interfere  with  the      
   powers  of  municipalities. Deletes language providing that a licensed      
   elevator contractor is  not  required  when  a  conveyance  is  to  be      
   installed  in  a  hoistway  that  was  demolished to the basic support      
   structure. Adds 2 members to the  Elevator  Safety  Review  Board  and      
   makes  appropriate changes. Makes changes in provisions concerning the      
   powers of the Board, compliance, and applications  and  qualifications      
   for  a  contractor's  license.  Provides that fees and fines collected      
   pursuant to the Act shall be used for the duties and administration of      
   the Act. Deletes language requiring that the State Comptroller approve      
   the sufficiency of insurance policies required of elevator contractors      
   and private elevator inspectors.                                            
          FISCAL NOTE, H-AM #6 (State Fire Marshal)                            
          This bill, as amended by H-am #6, will require additional            
          spending of at least $3000 more than previously estimated.           
          Additional expenditures will still be necessary for clerical         
          and administrative staff to meet the provisions of the Act.          
          The preliminary cost estimate would be $528,400.                     
Last action on Bill: PUBLIC ACT.............................. 92-0873

   Last action date: JAN-03-2003

           Location: Senate

 Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE -   3     SENATE -   0


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