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 Bill Status of HB2476  96th General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Elaine Nekritz

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/11/2011HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
20 ILCS 2105/2105-15was 20 ILCS 2105/60

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Department of Professional Regulation Law of the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois. Provides that within 180 days the effective date of this amendatory Act, the Department shall promulgate rules which permit a person with a criminal record, who seeks a license or certificate, to apply to the Department for an opinion as to whether his or her criminal record would bar the individual from the licensure or certification sought, should the individual meet all other licensure requirements including, but not limited to, the successful completion of the relevant examinations. Provides that the Department shall establish a schedule of fees for the issuance of the opinion. Provides that if the person applies for the license or certificate within 2 years of the Department issuing its opinion on his or her eligibility for such license or certificate, his or her application fee for the license or certificate shall be reduced by the amount of the opinion fee paid under this subsection. Effective immediately.

 Fiscal Note (Financial & Professional Regulation)
 HB 2476 has an estimated $563,318 fiscal impact to the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation. It will require the hiring of 5 additional positions to meet this new mandate.

 Fiscal Note (Financial & Professional Regulation)
 The Department of Financial and Professional Regulation is reevaluating the potential costs for HB 2476.

DateChamber Action
  2/19/2009HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Elaine Nekritz
  2/20/2009HouseFirst Reading
  2/20/2009HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/25/2009HouseAssigned to Business & Occupational Licenses Committee
  3/4/2009HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Business & Occupational Licenses Committee; 012-000-000
  3/5/2009HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  3/10/2009HouseFiscal Note Requested by Rep. William B. Black
  3/18/2009HouseFiscal Note Filed
  4/1/2009HouseFiscal Note Filed
  4/1/2009HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  4/1/2009HouseHeld on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Short Debate
  4/3/2009HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  1/11/2011HouseSession Sine Die

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