HB 2899

  • Illinois House Bill
  • 100th Regular Session
  • Introduced in House
  • House
  • Senate
  • Governor

Coal Mining-Self Rescuers

Abstract

Amends the Coal Mining Act. Provides that a mine operator must provide the number of self-contained self-rescuer devices as required by the mine's approved Mine Safety and Health Administration Emergency Response Plan. Removes language concerning plan requirements submitted for approval to the Mining Board. Provides that rescue chambers must be provided and located within 1,000 (rather than 3,000) feet from the nearest working face of each working section of a mine. Provides that outby rescue chambers must be provided at distances and locations approved in the mine's approved Mine Safety and Health Administration Emergency Response Plan. Makes other changes. Effective immediately.

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Jan 08, 2019

House

Session Sine Die

Apr 28, 2017

House

Rule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

Apr 26, 2017

House

Second Reading - Short Debate

House

Held on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Short Debate

Apr 04, 2017

House

Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Katie Stuart

Apr 03, 2017

House

Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Sue Scherer

Mar 30, 2017

House

Added Co-Sponsor Rep. David Harris

Mar 08, 2017

House

Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Lawrence Walsh, Jr.

House

Placed on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate

Mar 07, 2017

House

Do Pass / Short Debate Environment; 020-000-000

House

Added Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Tim Butler

House

Added Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Dave Severin

House

Added Co-Sponsor Rep. John Cavaletto

House

Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Avery Bourne

Feb 24, 2017

House

Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Jerry Costello, II

Feb 22, 2017

House

Assigned to Environment

Feb 09, 2017

House

Filed with the Clerk by Rep. Brandon W. Phelps

House

Referred to Rules Committee

House

First Reading

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