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 Bill Status of HB4527  95th General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Lou Lang - Al Riley - William Davis - Sidney H. Mathias, Elizabeth Hernandez, Kenneth Dunkin, Charles E. Jefferson and Thomas Holbrook

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. Jeffrey M. Schoenberg - Pamela J. Althoff - M. Maggie Crotty, Dan Rutherford, Kimberly A. Lightford, William R. Haine, Edward D. Maloney and Jacqueline Y. Collins)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  9/25/2008HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 95-0976

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
75 ILCS 10/8from Ch. 81, par. 118
75 ILCS 10/8.4from Ch. 81, par. 118.4

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Illinois Library System Act. Increases the amount of certain grants from the State to public and school libraries. Effective immediately.

House Committee Amendment No. 1
Provides that, if moneys appropriated for the grants are not sufficient, then the grants must be reduced, but they may not be reduced below certain levels. Changes the effective date from an immediate date to July 1, 2008.

 Fiscal Note (Office of the Secretary of State)
 HB 4527 will increase the amount of grant money needed by $400,000 in the Equalization Grant and $125,000 in the School Library Per Capita Grant for fiscal year 2009 and thereafter. If the moneys appropriated for the grants are not sufficient, the grant amount shall be pro-rated in order to account for the shortfall.

Governor Amendatory Veto Message
Proposes to further amend the Illinois Library System Act. Recommends that libraries, in order to be eligible for specified State grants, must be members of a library system and remain open until 9:00 p.m. no less than 4 days each week.

DateChamber Action
  1/17/2008HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Lou Lang
  1/18/2008HouseFirst Reading
  1/18/2008HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/6/2008HouseAssigned to State Government Administration Committee
  2/20/2008HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Al Riley
  2/20/2008HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. William Davis
  2/21/2008HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Sidney H. Mathias
  3/5/2008HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by State Government Administration Committee
  3/5/2008HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted in State Government Administration Committee; by Voice Vote
  3/5/2008HouseDo Pass as Amended / Short Debate State Government Administration Committee; 013-000-000
  3/6/2008HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  3/11/2008HouseFiscal Note Filed
  3/13/2008HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Elizabeth Hernandez
  3/13/2008HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  3/13/2008HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  4/3/2008HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Kenneth Dunkin
  4/3/2008HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Charles E. Jefferson
  4/3/2008HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Thomas Holbrook
  4/3/2008HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 108-000-000
  4/8/2008SenateArrive in Senate
  4/8/2008SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading
  4/8/2008SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. Jeffrey M. Schoenberg
  4/8/2008SenateFirst Reading
  4/8/2008SenateReferred to Rules
  4/10/2008SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Pamela J. Althoff
  4/10/2008SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. M. Maggie Crotty
  4/10/2008SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Dan Rutherford
  4/16/2008SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Kimberly A. Lightford
  4/17/2008SenateAssigned to State Government and Veterans Affairs
  5/1/2008SenateDo Pass State Government and Veterans Affairs; 006-000-000
  5/1/2008SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading May 7, 2008
  5/7/2008SenateSecond Reading
  5/7/2008SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 8, 2008
  5/8/2008SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. William R. Haine
  5/20/2008SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Edward D. Maloney
  5/20/2008SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Jacqueline Y. Collins
  5/20/2008SenateThird Reading - Passed; 056-000-000
  5/20/2008HousePassed Both Houses
  6/18/2008HouseSent to the Governor
  8/15/2008HouseGovernor Amendatory Veto
  9/8/2008HousePlaced on Calendar Amendatory Veto September 10, 2008
  9/8/2008HouseMotion Filed Override Amendatory Veto Rep. Lou Lang; MOTION #1
  9/8/2008HouseAmendatory Veto Motion - Motion Filed Accept Amendatory Veto Rep. Lou Lang; MOTION #2
  9/8/2008HouseAmendatory Veto Motion - Motion Referred to Rules Committee; MOTION #2
  9/10/2008House3/5 Vote Required
  9/10/2008HouseOverride Amendatory Veto - House Passed 113-000-000; MOTION #1
  9/22/2008SenatePlaced on Calendar Amendatory Veto September 22, 2008
  9/22/2008SenateMotion Filed Override Amendatory Veto Sen. Jeffrey M. Schoenberg
  9/22/2008Senate3/5 Vote Required
  9/22/2008SenateOverride Amendatory Veto - Senate Passed 055-000-000
  9/22/2008HouseAmendatory Veto Overridden Both Houses
  9/25/2008HouseEffective Date September 22, 2008
  9/25/2008HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 95-0976

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