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 Bill Status of HB4740  103rd General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Deanne M. Mazzochi - Jaime M. Andrade, Jr. - Fred Crespo - Elizabeth Hernandez, Angelica Guerrero-Cuellar, Andrew S. Chesney and Chris Bos

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. John F. Curran - Adriane Johnson - Karina Villa - Patricia Van Pelt)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  5/27/2022HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0952

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
20 ILCS 415/8a.2from Ch. 127, par. 63b108a.2
20 ILCS 415/9from Ch. 127, par. 63b109

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Personnel Code. Provides that a bilingual pay supplement shall go into effect within 30 calendar days after an employee presents to the Director or the Director's designee a certification from either: (i) the designated testing program process selected by the Director; or (ii) an Illinois community college confirming that language skill proficiency in reading, writing, and speaking has been satisfied by the employee. Provides for the acceptance of certifications of linguistic competence from pre-approved third parties for needs that require a certain linguistic ability. Provides further requirements concerning the testing and certification of linguistic ability for job positions.

House Floor Amendment No. 1
Provides that a bilingual pay supplement shall be processed (rather than go into effect) within 30 calendar days after an employee presents to the Director of Central Management Services, or his or her designee, specified certification. Provides that no later than January 2024 (rather than January 2023), the Department of Central Management Services shall authorize at least one if not more community colleges in specified regions of the State to pre-test and certify linguistic ability for specified purposes.

DateChamber Action
  1/24/2022HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Deanne M. Mazzochi
  1/27/2022HouseFirst Reading
  1/27/2022HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/9/2022HouseAssigned to Personnel & Pensions Committee
  2/17/2022HouseDo Pass / Consent Calendar Personnel & Pensions Committee; 008-000-000
  2/18/2022HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Consent Calendar
  2/22/2022HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Jaime M. Andrade, Jr.
  2/22/2022HouseRacial Impact Note Requested by Rep. Sonya M. Harper
  2/22/2022HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Deanne M. Mazzochi
  2/22/2022HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  2/24/2022HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Personnel & Pensions Committee
  2/24/2022HouseRemoved from Consent Calendar Status Rep. Deanne M. Mazzochi
  2/24/2022HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  2/24/2022HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Recommends Be Adopted Personnel & Pensions Committee; 007-000-000
  3/2/2022HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  3/2/2022HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Adopted
  3/2/2022HouseNote / Motion Filed - Note Act Does Not Apply Rep. Deanne M. Mazzochi
  3/2/2022HouseMotion Prevailed 079-008-003
  3/2/2022HouseRacial Impact Note Request is Inapplicable
  3/2/2022HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  3/2/2022HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Fred Crespo
  3/2/2022HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Elizabeth Hernandez
  3/2/2022HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Angelica Guerrero-Cuellar
  3/3/2022HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 111-000-000
  3/3/2022HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Andrew S. Chesney
  3/3/2022HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Chris Bos
  3/4/2022SenateArrive in Senate
  3/4/2022SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading
  3/4/2022SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. John F. Curran
  3/4/2022SenateFirst Reading
  3/4/2022SenateReferred to Assignments
  3/8/2022SenateAssigned to State Government
  3/25/2022SenateRule 2-10 Committee Deadline Established As April 4, 2022
  3/30/2022SenateDo Pass State Government; 009-000-000
  3/30/2022SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading
  3/30/2022SenateSecond Reading
  3/30/2022SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading March 31, 2022
  3/31/2022SenateThird Reading - Passed; 056-000-000
  3/31/2022HousePassed Both Houses
  3/31/2022SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Adriane Johnson
  3/31/2022SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Karina Villa
  3/31/2022SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Patricia Van Pelt
  4/28/2022HouseSent to the Governor
  5/27/2022HouseGovernor Approved
  5/27/2022HouseEffective Date January 1, 2023
  5/27/2022HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0952

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