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 Bill Status of HB0756  95th General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Constance A. Howard, Luis Arroyo and Maria Antonia Berrios

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/13/2009HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
5 ILCS 490/116 new
10 ILCS 5/1-6
10 ILCS 5/17-25from Ch. 46, par. 17-25
20 ILCS 5/5-635was 20 ILCS 5/18
20 ILCS 3205/3from Ch. 17, par. 453
55 ILCS 5/3-2007from Ch. 34, par. 3-2007
105 ILCS 5/24-2from Ch. 122, par. 24-2
110 ILCS 70/45afrom Ch. 24 1/2, par. 38l.1
205 ILCS 630/17from Ch. 17, par. 2201
30 ILCS 805/8.31 new

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the State Commemorative Dates Act, the School Code, and the Promissory Note and Bank Holiday Act. Makes the date of the general election a legal and school holiday known as General Election Day. Rephrases the current authorization for banks to close on the date of the general election. Prohibits requiring officers and employees of the State, units of local government, and school districts to work on General Election Day except as necessary for the conduct of the election, for law enforcement, for fire protection, and for public health and safety. Requires courts to designate General Election Day as a court holiday. Preempts home rule powers. Amends the State Mandates Act to require implementation without reimbursement. Amends the Election Code, the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois, the Office of Banks and Real Estate Act, the Counties Code, and the Universities Civil Service Act to make conforming changes.

DateChamber Action
  2/7/2007HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Constance A. Howard
  2/7/2007HouseFirst Reading
  2/7/2007HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/15/2007HouseAssigned to State Government Administration Committee
  3/2/2007HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Luis Arroyo
  3/2/2007HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Maria Antonia Berrios
  3/23/2007HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  1/13/2009HouseSession Sine Die

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