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 Bill Status of HB2402  94th General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. James H. Meyer

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/9/2007HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act
30 ILCS 105/5.640 new

Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Legislative Technology and Science Commission Act. Provides that the Commission, with respect to technology, science, and economic development, shall: study the impact of legislation; advise the General Assembly and the Governor; research issues; solicit input from other entities; encourage research; assist and coordinate efforts of other agencies and institutions of the State; and accept private and public funds for these purposes. Provides that the Commission has 12 members and that the Speaker of the House of Representatives, the Minority Leader of the House, the President of the Senate, and the Minority Leader of the Senate shall each make 3 appointments, of whom 2 shall be members of the General Assembly and one shall have expertise in science or technology. Provides that members of the Commission shall serve at the discretion of the officer of the General Assembly who appointed that member. Provides that vacancies shall be filled in like manner. Provides that a vacancy occurs when a member of the General Assembly who serves on the Commission no longer holds the elected legislative office held at the time of the appointment, dies, resigns, or has been removed by the appointing officer of the General Assembly. Provides that the chairperson and the secretary of the Commission shall be selected by the Commission. Provides that the Commission may create sub-committees. Contains other provisions. Amends the State Finance Act. Creates the Legislative Technology and Science Commission Fund.

DateChamber Action
  2/16/2005HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. James H. Meyer
  2/17/2005HouseFirst Reading
  2/17/2005HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/23/2005HouseAssigned to Executive Committee
  3/10/2005HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  1/9/2007HouseSession Sine Die

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