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 Bill Status of SB1491  94th General Assembly


Senate Sponsors
Sen. Adeline Jay Geo-Karis - Martin A. Sandoval - Mattie Hunter - Antonio Munoz, Jacqueline Y. Collins and James T. Meeks

House Sponsors
(Rep. James H. Meyer - JoAnn D. Osmond - Mark H. Beaubien, Jr., Linda Chapa LaVia, Edward J. Acevedo, Careen M Gordon, Naomi D. Jakobsson, Lisa M. Dugan, Daniel V. Beiser, John E. Bradley, Robert F. Flider and David Reis)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  8/8/2005SenatePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 94-0486

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
720 ILCS 5/17-6from Ch. 38, par. 17-6

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Criminal Code of 1961. Provides that State benefits fraud is a Class 3 felony if $300 or less is obtained and a Class 2 felony if more than $300 is obtained (rather than a Class 4 felony if the amount of benefits obtained is $300 or less and a Class 3 felony if more than $300 is obtained) if a person knowingly misrepresents oneself as a veteran or as a dependent of a veteran with the intent of obtaining benefits or privileges provided by the State or its political subdivisions to veterans or their dependents.

DateChamber Action
  2/23/2005SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Adeline Jay Geo-Karis
  2/23/2005SenateFirst Reading
  2/23/2005SenateReferred to Rules
  3/2/2005SenateAssigned to Judiciary
  3/9/2005SenateDo Pass Judiciary; 007-003-000
  3/9/2005SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading March 10, 2005
  3/16/2005SenateSecond Reading
  3/16/2005SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading March 17, 2005
  4/8/2005SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Jacqueline Y. Collins
  4/8/2005SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. James T. Meeks
  4/11/2005SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Martin A. Sandoval
  4/11/2005SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Mattie Hunter
  4/11/2005SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Antonio Munoz
  4/11/2005SenateThird Reading - Passed; 055-000-000
  4/11/2005HouseArrived in House
  4/11/2005HousePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading
  4/12/2005HouseChief House Sponsor Rep. James H. Meyer
  4/12/2005HouseFirst Reading
  4/12/2005HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  4/13/2005HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Linda Chapa LaVia
  4/13/2005HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Edward J. Acevedo
  4/14/2005HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. JoAnn D. Osmond
  4/14/2005HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Mark H. Beaubien, Jr.
  4/20/2005HouseAssigned to Judiciary II - Criminal Law Committee
  4/27/2005HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Careen M Gordon
  4/28/2005HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Naomi D. Jakobsson
  5/3/2005HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Lisa M. Dugan
  5/5/2005HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Judiciary II - Criminal Law Committee; 016-000-000
  5/5/2005HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  5/5/2005HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Daniel V. Beiser
  5/5/2005HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. John E. Bradley
  5/11/2005HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  5/11/2005HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  5/17/2005HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Robert F. Flider
  5/18/2005HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 109-004-002
  5/18/2005SenatePassed Both Houses
  5/19/2005HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. David Reis
  6/16/2005SenateSent to the Governor
  8/8/2005SenateGovernor Approved
  8/8/2005SenateEffective Date January 1, 2006
  8/8/2005SenatePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 94-0486

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