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 Bill Status of HB4213  96th General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Rosemary Mulligan - Kay Hatcher - Randy Ramey, Jr. - Patricia R. Bellock - Renée Kosel, Jim Sacia, Robert W. Pritchard and Sandra M. Pihos

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. Dan Kotowski - Don Harmon - Gary G. Dahl - Pamela J. Althoff and Toi W. Hutchinson)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  7/27/2009HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 96-0094

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
20 ILCS 1805/15from Ch. 129, par. 220.15
20 ILCS 1805/20.5 new
20 ILCS 2805/1.2 new

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Military Code of Illinois and the Department of Veterans Affairs Act. Creates the Division of Family Affairs within the Department of Military Affairs to assist family members of military members who are mobilized or in service abroad, including through advocacy to help such family members access all available State services that are provided through the Department or any other State agency. Makes the head of the Division an Assistant Adjutant General. Creates the Division of Women Veterans Affairs within the Department of Veterans' Affairs to serve as an advocate for women veterans and assess the needs of women veterans with respect to issues including, but not limited to, compensation, rehabilitation, outreach, health care, and issues facing women veterans in the community; also provides that the Division shall review the Department's programs, activities, research projects, and other initiatives designed to meet the needs of women veterans and shall make recommendations to the Director of Veterans' Affairs concerning ways to improve, modify, and effect change in programs and services for women veterans. Makes the head of the Division an Assistant Director of Veterans' Affairs. Effective immediately.

DateChamber Action
  2/27/2009HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Rosemary Mulligan
  2/27/2009HouseFirst Reading
  2/27/2009HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/27/2009HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Kay Hatcher
  2/27/2009HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Randy Ramey, Jr.
  3/4/2009HouseAssigned to State Government Administration Committee
  3/10/2009HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Patricia R. Bellock
  3/10/2009HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Renée Kosel
  3/10/2009HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jim Sacia
  3/10/2009HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Robert W. Pritchard
  3/11/2009HouseDo Pass / Short Debate State Government Administration Committee; 017-000-000
  3/12/2009HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  3/25/2009HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  3/25/2009HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  3/26/2009HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Sandra M. Pihos
  3/26/2009HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 113-000-000
  3/30/2009SenateArrive in Senate
  3/30/2009SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading
  3/30/2009SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. John J. Cullerton
  3/30/2009SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Don Harmon
  3/30/2009SenateFirst Reading
  3/30/2009SenateReferred to Assignments
  4/22/2009SenateAssigned to State Government and Veterans Affairs
  4/22/2009SenateAlternate Chief Sponsor Changed to Sen. Dan Kotowski
  4/23/2009SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Gary G. Dahl
  4/30/2009SenateDo Pass State Government and Veterans Affairs; 009-000-000
  4/30/2009SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading May 5, 2009
  4/30/2009SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Toi W. Hutchinson
  5/13/2009SenateSecond Reading
  5/13/2009SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 14, 2009
  5/15/2009SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Pamela J. Althoff
  5/15/2009SenateThird Reading - Passed; 054-000-000
  5/15/2009HousePassed Both Houses
  6/12/2009HouseSent to the Governor
  7/27/2009HouseGovernor Approved
  7/27/2009HouseEffective Date July 27, 2009
  7/27/2009HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 96-0094

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