HB 2273:Amends the Weights & Measures Act to provide that scales certified by IDA as of July 2012 do not require a Certificate of Conformance but must meet Handbook 44 performance guidelines. (Link to Illinois General Assembly Bill Status)
Status:Passed Illinois House 109-0. Passed Illinois State Senate 52-0. Signed by Governor Quinn at Ag Day at State Fair. It's now law.
This bill initiated by IFCA, Grain & Feed Association & IL Aggregate Producers to ensure uniform enforcement of truck scales.
HB 2367:Provides that a road commissioner cannot permanently close, vacate or reduce weight limit on a road without written approval of county superintendent and elected board associated the road district. (Link to Illinois General Assembly Bill Status)
SB 1666:Requires that all food sold in Illinois that contains any content of ingredients derived from genetically modified crops must be labeled as containing GMO ingredients. Requires the Dept of Public Health to enforce the Act. (Link to Illinois General Assembly Bill Status)
Status:Assigned to Senate Ag Sub Committee. Sen. Koelher has had three hearings across the state.