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 Bill Status of HB0120  102nd General Assembly


Short Description:  GOVERNMENT-TECH

House Sponsors
Rep. Stephanie A. Kifowit - Daniel Swanson - Randy E. Frese - Mike Murphy, Jonathan Carroll, John Connor, Daniel Didech, Carol Ammons, Maurice A. West, II and Natalie A. Manley

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. Cristina Castro - Melinda Bush - Thomas Cullerton, Jennifer Bertino-Tarrant, Antonio Muñoz, Emil Jones, III, Elgie R. Sims, Jr., Steven M. Landek, Bill Cunningham, Dale A. Righter, Paul Schimpf, Craig Wilcox, Neil Anderson, Brian W. Stewart, Jason Plummer, Robert Peters and Toi W. Hutchinson)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  8/9/2019HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0225

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
5 ILCS 140/1.1from Ch. 116, par. 201.1


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Freedom of Information Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.

House Floor Amendment No. 1
Deletes reference to:
5 ILCS 140/1.1
Adds reference to:
20 ILCS 2805/38 new

Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Department of Veterans' Affairs Act. Creates the Veterans' Service-Related Ailments Task Force. Provides that the Task Force shall review and make recommendations regarding veterans' service-related ailments that are not recognized by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, including exploring why certain service-related ailments are not recognized and determining what may be done to have them recognized. Provides who shall serve on the Task Force. Provides that the Task Force shall meet at least once every 2 months beginning July 1, 2019. Provides that the Department of Veterans' Affairs shall provide administrative and other support to the Task Force. Provides that the Task Force shall prepare a report that summarizes its work and makes recommendations resulting from its study and shall submit the report to the Governor and the General Assembly by December 31, 2019. Provides that the Task Force is dissolved on December 31, 2020. Effective immediately.

Senate Floor Amendment No. 1
Deletes reference to:
5 ILCS 140/1.1
Adds reference to:
20 ILCS 2805/38 new

Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Reinserts the provisions of the engrossed bill with the following changes: Requires the Task Force to assess ways the State can improve the rate at which disability compensation claims are approved by the federal government and correct the disparity between the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs' approval of disability compensation for Illinois veterans and that which is approved for veterans in other states. Provides that 4 members of different Illinois counties' Veterans Assistance Commissions, Veteran Service Officers, and VITAS officials shall be appointed to serve on the Task Force by the chair of the Veterans' Affairs Committee in the House of Representatives and the chair of the Veterans Affairs Committee in the Senate. Requires the report to be submitted by December 31, 2020 (rather than 2019) and the Task Force to dissolve and the amendatory Act's provisions to be repealed on December 31, 2021 (rather than 2020).

Senate Floor Amendment No. 2
In provisions establishing the membership of the Veterans' Service-Related Ailments Task Force, provides that a total of 4 members shall be appointed, one each by the chair and the minority spokesperson of the Veterans' Affairs Committee of the House of Representatives (instead of the chair) and one each by the chair and the minority spokesperson of the Veterans Affairs Committee of the Senate (instead of the chair).

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  12/10/2018HousePrefiled with Clerk by Rep. Michael J. Madigan
  1/9/2019HouseFirst Reading
  1/9/2019HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  1/29/2019HouseAssigned to Executive Committee
  2/6/2019HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Executive Committee; 007-005-000
  2/7/2019HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate **
  3/18/2019HouseChief Sponsor Changed to Rep. Stephanie A. Kifowit
  3/19/2019HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Stephanie A. Kifowit
  3/19/2019HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  3/19/2019HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  3/19/2019HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Veterans' Affairs Committee
  3/29/2019HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Recommends Be Adopted Veterans' Affairs Committee; 013-000-000
  4/2/2019HouseChief Sponsor Changed to Rep. Jerry Costello, II
  4/2/2019HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Stephanie A. Kifowit
  4/2/2019HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Daniel Swanson
  4/2/2019HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Randy E. Frese
  4/2/2019HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Mike Murphy
  4/3/2019HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  4/3/2019HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Adopted
  4/3/2019HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  4/3/2019HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jonathan Carroll
  4/3/2019HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. John Connor
  4/3/2019HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Daniel Didech
  4/3/2019HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Carol Ammons
  4/3/2019HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Maurice A. West, II
  4/4/2019HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 112-000-000
  4/4/2019SenateArrive in Senate
  4/4/2019SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading
  4/4/2019SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. John J. Cullerton
  4/4/2019SenateFirst Reading
  4/4/2019SenateReferred to Assignments
  4/23/2019SenateAlternate Chief Sponsor Changed to Sen. Cristina Castro
  4/24/2019SenateAssigned to Veterans Affairs
  5/2/2019SenateDo Pass Veterans Affairs; 006-000-000
  5/2/2019SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading May 7, 2019
  5/2/2019SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Jennifer Bertino-Tarrant
  5/2/2019SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Cristina Castro
  5/2/2019SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Referred to Assignments
  5/7/2019SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Assignments Refers to Veterans Affairs
  5/7/2019SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Antonio Muñoz
  5/8/2019SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Cristina Castro
  5/8/2019SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Referred to Assignments
  5/9/2019SenateSecond Reading
  5/9/2019SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 14, 2019
  5/14/2019SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Assignments Refers to Veterans Affairs
  5/14/2019SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Melinda Bush
  5/14/2019SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Emil Jones, III
  5/16/2019SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Elgie R. Sims, Jr.
  5/17/2019SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Steven M. Landek
  5/17/2019SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Bill Cunningham
  5/20/2019SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Dale A. Righter
  5/20/2019SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Paul Schimpf
  5/20/2019SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Craig Wilcox
  5/21/2019SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Neil Anderson
  5/21/2019SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Brian W. Stewart
  5/21/2019SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Jason Plummer
  5/22/2019SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Recommend Do Adopt Veterans Affairs; 006-000-000
  5/22/2019SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Recommend Do Adopt Veterans Affairs; 006-000-000
  5/22/2019SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Robert Peters
  5/23/2019SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Thomas Cullerton
  5/23/2019SenateRecalled to Second Reading
  5/23/2019SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Adopted; Castro
  5/23/2019SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Adopted; Castro
  5/23/2019SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading
  5/23/2019SenateThird Reading - Passed; 058-000-000
  5/23/2019HouseArrived in House
  5/23/2019HousePlaced on Calendar Order of Concurrence Senate Amendment(s) 1, 2
  5/24/2019HouseChief Sponsor Changed to Rep. Stephanie A. Kifowit
  5/24/2019HouseRemove Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Stephanie A. Kifowit
  5/24/2019HouseSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Motion Filed Concur Rep. Stephanie A. Kifowit
  5/24/2019HouseSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Motion Filed Concur Rep. Stephanie A. Kifowit
  5/24/2019HouseSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Referred to Rules Committee
  5/24/2019HouseSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Motion to Concur Referred to Rules Committee
  5/24/2019HouseSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Rules Referred to Veterans' Affairs Committee
  5/24/2019HouseSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Motion to Concur Rules Referred to Veterans' Affairs Committee
  5/27/2019HouseSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Recommends Be Adopted Veterans' Affairs Committee; 011-000-000
  5/27/2019HouseSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Motion to Concur Recommends Be Adopted Veterans' Affairs Committee; 011-000-000
  5/28/2019HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Natalie A. Manley
  5/29/2019HouseSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 House Concurs 118-000-000
  5/29/2019HouseSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 House Concurs 118-000-000
  5/29/2019HouseHouse Concurs
  5/29/2019HousePassed Both Houses
  5/31/2019SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Toi W. Hutchinson
  6/27/2019HouseSent to the Governor
  8/9/2019HouseGovernor Approved
  8/9/2019HouseEffective Date August 9, 2019
  8/9/2019HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0225

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