HB 5546

  • Illinois House Bill
  • 103rd Regular Session
  • Introduced in House Apr 24, 2024
  • Passed House Apr 19, 2024
  • Passed Senate May 16, 2024
  • Became Law Jul 01, 2024

Julie-Positive Response System

Abstract

Amends the Illinois Underground Utility Facilities Damage Prevention Act. Removes references to the State-Wide One-Call Notice System and replaces it with JULIE, Inc. Sets forth additional definitions. Provides that owners or operators of underground utility facilities are required to be members of JULIE. Sets forth requirements for excavators engaging in nonemergency excavation or demolition. Sets forth notice requirements prior to engaging in the excavation or demolition. Provides that underground utility facility owners or operators may request to be present when excavation occurs when there is a critical facility within a proposed excavation area and excavators shall comply with a request to be present during excavation. Creates the positive response system to be implemented by January 1, 2026. Provides that excavators and facility owners or operators shall use the positive response system to send and respond to required notices. Sets forth required response times in various circumstances. Provides that facility owners or operators shall respond to a valid planning design request and the requirements for the response. Provides for joint meet notifications and sets forth responsibilities of excavators and facility owners or operators for a joint meet. Provides that any county or the State that has shared geographic information system data with any other not-for-profit or agency shall share the information with JULIE. Sets forth requirements for emergency excavation or demolition circumstances. Sets forth liability for damage or dislocation of a facility. Makes other changes. Makes conforming changes. Effective immediately. House Floor Amendment No. 1 Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Reinserts the provisions of the introduced bill with the following changes. Provides that, beginning January 1, 2025, all parties submitting alleged violations to the Illinois Commerce Commission shall use the forms provided and shall submit no later than 65 days after the discovery of the alleged violation. Provides that, beginning July 1, 2025, the Illinois Commerce Commission shall provide for public review a monthly report listing all of the submitted alleged violations reports it received in the prior month. Makes changes in provisions concerning watch and protect; planning design requests; joint meet notifications; emergency excavation or demolition; records of notice and marking of facilities; and penalties and liability. Defines terms. Effective January 1, 2025.

Bill Sponsors (43)

Votes


Actions


Jul 01, 2024

House

Public Act . . . . . . . . . 103-0614

House

Effective Date January 1, 2025

House

Governor Approved

Jun 13, 2024

House

Sent to the Governor

May 16, 2024

Senate

Third Reading - Passed; 059-000-000

House

Passed Both Houses

May 15, 2024

Senate

Second Reading

Senate

Added as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Sally J. Turner

Senate

Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading

May 09, 2024

Senate

Added as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Paul Faraci

Senate

Added as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Patrick J. Joyce

Senate

Added as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Linda Holmes

Senate

Added as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Mike Porfirio

Senate

Added as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Steve Stadelman

Senate

Added as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Sue Rezin

Senate

Placed on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading May 14, 2024

Senate

Do Pass Energy and Public Utilities; 010-000-000

Senate

Added as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Suzy Glowiak Hilton

May 08, 2024

Senate

Added as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Dale Fowler

Senate

Added as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Napoleon Harris, III

Senate

Added as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Christopher Belt

Senate

Added as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Meg Loughran Cappel

Apr 30, 2024

Senate

Rule 2-10 Committee Deadline Established As May 10, 2024

Senate

Assigned to Energy and Public Utilities

Apr 24, 2024

Senate

Chief Senate Sponsor Sen. Michael E. Hastings

Senate

Placed on Calendar Order of First Reading

Senate

Arrive in Senate

Senate

Referred to Assignments

Senate

First Reading

Apr 19, 2024

House

House Floor Amendment No. 1 Adopted

House

Third Reading - Short Debate - Passed 098-000-000

House

Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate

Apr 18, 2024

House

Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Martin McLaughlin

House

House Floor Amendment No. 1 Recommends Be Adopted Public Utilities Committee; 025-000-000

House

Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Ryan Spain

House

Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Angelica Guerrero-Cuellar

House

Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Dan Ugaste

House

Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Nicholas K. Smith

House

Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Katie Stuart

House

Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Harry Benton

House

Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Mary Gill

House

Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Mark L. Walker

House

Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Dave Vella

House

Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Jeff Keicher

House

Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Matt Hanson

House

Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Martin J. Moylan

House

Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Anthony DeLuca

House

Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Dave Severin

House

Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Bradley Fritts

House

Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Tony M. McCombie

House

Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Robert "Bob" Rita

Apr 17, 2024

House

Added Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Marcus C. Evans, Jr.

House

Held on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Short Debate

House

Second Reading - Short Debate

House

Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Wayne A Rosenthal

House

Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Dan Swanson

House

Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Norine K. Hammond

House

House Floor Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Public Utilities Committee

House

Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Natalie A. Manley

House

Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Eva-Dina Delgado

House

Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Jay Hoffman

House

Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Aaron M. Ortiz

House

Added Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Ann M. Williams

House

Added Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Lance Yednock

House

Added Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Christopher "C.D." Davidsmeyer

Apr 16, 2024

House

House Floor Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Lawrence "Larry" Walsh, Jr.

House

House Floor Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee

Apr 03, 2024

House

Placed on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate

Apr 02, 2024

House

Do Pass / Short Debate Public Utilities Committee; 016-001-000

Feb 28, 2024

House

Assigned to Public Utilities Committee

Feb 09, 2024

House

First Reading

House

Referred to Rules Committee

House

Filed with the Clerk by Rep. Lawrence "Larry" Walsh, Jr.

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