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 Bill Status of SB1812  103rd General Assembly


Senate Sponsors
Sen. Mike Simmons - Ram Villivalam - Cristina H. Pacione-Zayas - Kimberly A. Lightford - Robert Peters, Mary Edly-Allen, Adriane Johnson, Javier L. Cervantes, Robert F. Martwick, Rachel Ventura, Celina Villanueva and Karina Villa

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  3/31/2023SenateRule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
50 ILCS 105/4.2 new

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Public Officer Prohibited Activities Act. Provides that a public officer, employee, board, or representative of a governmental unit may not ban or otherwise prohibit a book from being available for reading or circulation by members of the public in a library, school, or other publicly funded facility. Provides that the provisions do not restrict the ability to limit books in schools or in another publicly funded facility based upon the age and development level of persons who will have access to those books. Limits the concurrent exercise of home rule powers.

DateChamber Action
  2/9/2023SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Mike Simmons
  2/9/2023SenateFirst Reading
  2/9/2023SenateReferred to Assignments
  3/7/2023SenateAssigned to Executive
  3/8/2023SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Mike Simmons
  3/8/2023SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Assignments
  3/8/2023SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Ram Villivalam
  3/8/2023SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Cristina H. Pacione-Zayas
  3/8/2023SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Mary Edly-Allen
  3/8/2023SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Adriane Johnson
  3/8/2023SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Javier L. Cervantes
  3/8/2023SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Kimberly A. Lightford
  3/8/2023SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Robert F. Martwick
  3/8/2023SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Robert Peters
  3/9/2023SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Rachel Ventura
  3/10/2023SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Celina Villanueva
  3/10/2023SenateRule 2-10 Committee Deadline Established As March 24, 2023
  3/21/2023SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Assignments Refers to Executive
  3/21/2023SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Karina Villa
  3/23/2023SenateRule 2-10 Committee Deadline Established As March 31, 2023
  3/30/2023SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Postponed - Executive
  3/30/2023SenatePostponed - Executive
  3/31/2023SenateRule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments
  3/31/2023SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Rule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments

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