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 Bill Status of HB0779  103rd General Assembly


Short Description:  STATE GOVERNMENT-TECH

House Sponsors
Rep. Nicholas K. Smith - Daniel Didech and Dagmara Avelar

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. Elgie R. Sims, Jr. and Sally J. Turner)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/31/2024HousePlaced on Calendar Order of Concurrence Senate Amendment(s) 1, 2

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
20 ILCS 5/1-1was 20 ILCS 5/1


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.

House Floor Amendment No. 1
Deletes reference to:
20 ILCS 5/1-1
Adds reference to:
New Act

Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Creates the Reimagining Hotel Florence Act. Provides that notwithstanding any provision of law to the contrary, the Department of Natural Resources on behalf of the State may, pursuant to a competitive request for proposals process governed by the Illinois Procurement Code and rules adopted under that Code and this Act, enter into a public-private agreement to develop, finance, construct, lease, manage, or operate the Hotel Florence on behalf of the State, and further pursuant to which the contractors may receive certain revenues including management or user fees in consideration of the payment of moneys to the State for that right. Provides that the term of a public-private agreement shall be no less than 25 years and no more than 75 years. Provides that the competitive request for proposals process shall, at a minimum, solicit statements of qualification and proposals from offerors. Provides that the Department shall not include terms in the request for proposals that provide an advantage, whether directly or indirectly, to any contractor presently providing goods, services, or equipment to the Department. Provides that the Department shall issue a request for proposals within 6 months of the effective date of the Act. Provides that the Department shall have 6 months from the date of issuance of the request for proposals to select a contractor. Provides that the Department shall issue a request for proposals within 6 months of the effective date of the Act. Provides that the Department shall have 6 months from the date of issuance of the request for proposals to select a contractor. Provides for home rule preemption. Contains a severability provision. Effective immediately.

Senate Floor Amendment No. 1
Adds reference to:
20 ILCS 3205/2.5
20 ILCS 3205/5from Ch. 17, par. 455
205 ILCS 510/Act rep.
810 ILCS 5/9-201from Ch. 26, par. 9-201
815 ILCS 505/2BBBB new

Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Creates the Pawnbroker Regulation Act of 2023. Sets forth provisions concerning pawnbroker licensure, pawnbroker supervision, customer rights, and consumer fraud protections. Provides that there shall not be more than 250 active pawnbroker licenses at any one time within the State of Illinois, and that there shall not be more than 150 active pawnbroker licenses issued for specified counties at any one time. Sets forth provisions concerning licensee names, license application process, prohibited acts and practices, license issuance and renewal, license suspension and revocation, confidentiality of information, and record requirements. Sets forth the functions, powers, and duties of the Secretary of Financial and Professional Regulation. Defines terms. Preempts home rule powers. Makes a conforming change in the Consumer Fraud and Deceptive Business Practices Act. Makes corresponding changes in other provisions. Repeals the Pawnbroker Regulation Act. Effective immediately.

Senate Floor Amendment No. 2
In a provision requiring the Department of Financial and Professional Regulation to issue a report, adds that the report shall contain the total number of defaulted pawn transactions reported to a credit bureau, the total number of defaulted pawn transactions sent to a collection agency, the total number of defaulted pawn transactions resulting in wage garnishment or legal action to collect, and the total number of pawn transactions reported to law enforcement. Provides that the Secretary of Financial and Professional Regulation may retain qualified persons to prepare and report findings identifying pawns and small dollar loans that are available to Illinois consumers, collecting and analyzing pawns and loan-level data for small dollar loans, and compiling aggregate data and trends for pawns and small dollar loans used by Illinois consumers. Provides that the Secretary shall make the report available to the Governor, the General Assembly, and the public. Provides that each pawnbroker may contract for and receive a monthly finance charge, including interest and fees not to exceed one-fifth of the pawn amount for pawns under $500; one-sixth of the pawn amount for pawns at or above $500 and less than $1,500 (instead of $500 or more and $1,500); one-eighth of the pawn amount for pawns at or above $1,500 and less than $5,000 (instead of over $1,500 and less than $5,000); and one-twentieth of the pawn amount for pawns at or above $5,000 (instead of over $5,000). Makes grammatical and technical corrections.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  12/6/2022HousePrefiled with Clerk by Rep. Emanuel "Chris" Welch
  1/12/2023HouseFirst Reading
  1/12/2023HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/23/2023HouseAssigned to Executive Committee
  3/1/2023HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Executive Committee; 011-000-000
  3/1/2023HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate **
  3/21/2023HouseChief Sponsor Changed to Rep. Nicholas K. Smith
  3/21/2023HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Nicholas K. Smith
  3/21/2023HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  3/21/2023HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to State Government Administration Committee
  3/21/2023HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  3/21/2023HouseHeld on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Short Debate
  3/22/2023HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Recommends Be Adopted State Government Administration Committee; 009-000-000
  3/22/2023HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Adopted
  3/22/2023HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  3/22/2023HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  3/23/2023HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 112-000-000
  3/23/2023SenateArrive in Senate
  3/23/2023SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading
  3/23/2023SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. Don Harmon
  3/23/2023SenateFirst Reading
  3/23/2023SenateReferred to Assignments
  4/12/2023SenateAssigned to Executive
  4/12/2023SenateAlternate Chief Sponsor Changed to Sen. Elgie R. Sims, Jr.
  4/28/2023SenateRule 2-10 Committee Deadline Established As May 6, 2023
  5/4/2023SenateDo Pass Executive; 011-000-000
  5/4/2023SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading May 5, 2023
  5/11/2023SenateSecond Reading
  5/11/2023SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 15, 2023
  5/11/2023SenateRule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As May 25, 2023
  5/12/2023SenateRule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As May 19, 2023
  5/17/2023SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Elgie R. Sims, Jr.
  5/17/2023SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Referred to Assignments
  5/18/2023SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Pursuant to Senate Rule 3-8 (b-1), the following amendments will remain in the Committee on Assignments
  5/19/2023SenateRule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As May 25, 2023
  6/26/2023SenatePursuant to Senate Rule 3-9(b) / Referred to Assignments
  11/8/2023SenateApproved for Consideration Assignments
  11/8/2023SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading
  11/8/2023SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Elgie R. Sims, Jr.
  11/8/2023SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Referred to Assignments
  11/8/2023SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Be Approved for Consideration Assignments
  11/8/2023SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Be Approved for Consideration Assignments
  11/8/2023SenateRecalled to Second Reading
  11/8/2023SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Adopted; Sims
  11/8/2023SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Adopted; Sims
  11/8/2023SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading
  11/8/2023Senate3/5 Vote Required
  11/8/2023SenateThird Reading - Passed; 052-000-000
  11/8/2023SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Sally J. Turner
  11/9/2023HouseArrived in House
  11/9/2023HousePlaced on Calendar Order of Concurrence Senate Amendment(s) 1, 2
  12/8/2023HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  1/31/2024HouseApproved for Consideration Rules Committee; 005-000-000
  1/31/2024HousePlaced on Calendar Order of Concurrence Senate Amendment(s) 1, 2
  1/31/2024HouseSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Motion Filed Concur Rep. Nicholas K. Smith
  1/31/2024HouseSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Motion Filed Concur Rep. Nicholas K. Smith
  1/31/2024HouseSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Referred to Rules Committee
  1/31/2024HouseSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Motion to Concur Referred to Rules Committee
  1/31/2024HouseSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Rules Referred to Labor & Commerce Committee
  1/31/2024HouseSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Motion to Concur Rules Referred to Labor & Commerce Committee
  2/2/2024HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Daniel Didech
  2/7/2024HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Dagmara Avelar
  2/7/2024HouseSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Recommends Be Adopted Labor & Commerce Committee; 022-006-000
  2/7/2024HouseSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Motion to Concur Recommends Be Adopted Labor & Commerce Committee; 022-006-000

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