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 Bill Status of HB4954  100th General Assembly

Short Description:  G.I. BILL OF RIGHTS DAY

House Sponsors
Rep. John Cavaletto - Dave Severin

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. Dale Fowler, Neil Anderson, Laura M. Murphy and Antonio Muñoz)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  8/13/2018HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0817

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
5 ILCS 490/93 new

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the State Commemorative Dates Act. Provides that the 4th day of November of each year is designated as "G.I. Bill of Rights Day", to be observed throughout the State as a day in recognition of the landmark legislation that provided benefits to World War II veterans, and would serve as the basis of future legislation to extend benefits to all who serve in the United States Armed Forces.

DateChamber Action
  2/14/2018HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. John Cavaletto
  2/14/2018HouseFirst Reading
  2/14/2018HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  3/5/2018HouseAssigned to State Government Administration Committee
  4/12/2018HouseDo Pass / Short Debate State Government Administration Committee; 007-000-000
  4/13/2018HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  4/17/2018HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  4/17/2018HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  4/20/2018HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 104-000-000
  4/20/2018HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Dave Severin
  4/23/2018SenateArrive in Senate
  4/23/2018SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading
  4/23/2018SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. Dale Fowler
  4/23/2018SenateFirst Reading
  4/23/2018SenateReferred to Assignments
  5/1/2018SenateAssigned to Veterans Affairs
  5/9/2018SenateDo Pass Veterans Affairs; 005-000-000
  5/9/2018SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading May 10, 2018
  5/15/2018SenateSecond Reading
  5/15/2018SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 16, 2018
  5/17/2018SenateThird Reading - Passed; 052-000-000
  5/17/2018HousePassed Both Houses
  5/17/2018SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Neil Anderson
  5/17/2018SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Laura M. Murphy
  5/17/2018SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Antonio Muñoz
  6/15/2018HouseSent to the Governor
  8/13/2018HouseGovernor Approved
  8/13/2018HouseEffective Date January 1, 2019
  8/13/2018HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0817

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