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 Bill Status of SB3446  103rd General Assembly


Senate Sponsors
Sen. Sue Rezin and Dan McConchie

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/10/2023SenateSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
410 ILCS 25/5.5 new

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Environmental Barriers Act. Creates the ADA Compliance Commission to establish best practices for a person, entity, unit of local government, or the State to comply with the federal Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. Provides that the Commission shall have 13 members appointed to serve 3-year terms. Provides that Commission members shall serve without compensation but shall be reimbursed for travel expenses incurred in performing their duties. Requires the Commission to review any plan or design submitted by a person, entity, unit of local government, or the State for accommodations, housing, public venues, parks, transit, or any other location requiring ADA-compliant access and to provide insight, recommendations, and suggestions on ADA compliance issues. Specifies a civil penalty the Commission may impose upon persons or entities who do not comply with the ADA. Requires the Capital Development Board to provide administrative and other support to the Commission. Specifies other powers and duties of the Commission. Provides that compliance with the insight, recommendations, suggestions, or best practices guide provided by the Commission is an affirmative defense for a person or entity charged in a State court with noncompliance with the ADA. Contains other provisions. Effective January 1, 2023.

DateChamber Action
  1/18/2022SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Sue Rezin
  1/18/2022SenateFirst Reading
  1/18/2022SenateReferred to Assignments
  2/8/2022SenateAssigned to Executive
  2/10/2022SenateRule 2-10 Committee Deadline Established As February 18, 2022
  2/17/2022SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Dan McConchie
  2/18/2022SenateRule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments
  1/10/2023SenateSession Sine Die

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