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 Bill Status of HB3047  98th General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Elizabeth Hernandez - John M. Cabello - Keith Farnham - Sam Yingling - Edward J. Acevedo, Mike Fortner and Cynthia Soto

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. Antonio Muñoz - Steven M. Landek)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  8/16/2013HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 98-0467

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act

Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Governor's Office of New Americans Act. Creates the Office of New Americans in the Office of the Governor. Requires the Office to maintain and continue to develop on behalf of the people of the State of Illinois a New Americans Immigrant Policy that builds upon the strengths of immigrants, their families, and their institutions, and expedites their journey towards self-sufficiency. Requires the Office to identify strategic partnerships with State agencies. Requires each State agency under the jurisdiction of the Governor to develop a New American Plan that incorporates effective training and resources, ensures culturally and linguistically competent and appropriate services, and includes administrative practices that reach out to and reflect the needs of the immigrant populations and populations with limited English proficiency.

 Fiscal Note (Office of Management and Budget)
 This bill does not have any identifiable fiscal impact within the Governor's Office of Management and Budget.

DateChamber Action
  2/26/2013HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Elizabeth Hernandez
  2/26/2013HouseFirst Reading
  2/26/2013HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  3/7/2013HouseAssigned to State Government Administration Committee
  3/14/2013HouseFiscal Note Filed
  3/20/2013HouseDo Pass / Short Debate State Government Administration Committee; 020-000-000
  3/21/2013HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  4/10/2013HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  4/10/2013HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  4/11/2013HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. John M. Cabello
  4/11/2013HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Keith Farnham
  4/11/2013HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Sam Yingling
  4/11/2013HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Edward J. Acevedo
  4/11/2013HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 113-000-000
  4/11/2013HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Mike Fortner
  4/11/2013HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Cynthia Soto
  4/12/2013SenateArrive in Senate
  4/12/2013SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading
  4/12/2013SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. Antonio Muñoz
  4/12/2013SenateFirst Reading
  4/12/2013SenateReferred to Assignments
  4/24/2013SenateAssigned to State Government and Veterans Affairs
  5/1/2013SenateDo Pass State Government and Veterans Affairs; 009-000-000
  5/1/2013SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading May 2, 2013
  5/2/2013SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Steven M. Landek
  5/20/2013SenateSecond Reading
  5/20/2013SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 21, 2013
  5/22/2013SenateThird Reading - Passed; 056-000-000
  5/22/2013HousePassed Both Houses
  6/19/2013HouseSent to the Governor
  8/16/2013HouseGovernor Approved
  8/16/2013HouseEffective Date January 1, 2014
  8/16/2013HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 98-0467

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