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 Bill Status of SB2929  98th General Assembly


Senate Sponsors
Sen. Martin A. Sandoval - Iris Y. Martinez and Napoleon Harris, III

House Sponsors
(Rep. Daniel J. Burke)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/13/2015SenateSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
210 ILCS 87/15

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Language Assistance Services Act. Provides that a hospital that services an area where a language other than English is spoken by 10% or more of the service area's population must have a translator who speaks that language on staff during all hours that the hospital is open.

Senate Committee Amendment No. 1
Provides, as an alternative to the requirement imposed by the introduced bill, that the hospital have arrangements to make an interpreter available through telephonic, video, or other means. Replaces the term "translator" with "interpreter".

DateChamber Action
  2/4/2014SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Martin A. Sandoval
  2/4/2014SenateFirst Reading
  2/4/2014SenateReferred to Assignments
  2/11/2014SenateAssigned to Human Services
  2/14/2014SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Iris Y. Martinez
  2/19/2014SenatePostponed - Human Services
  2/25/2014SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Martin A. Sandoval
  2/25/2014SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Assignments
  2/25/2014SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Assignments Refers to Human Services
  2/26/2014SenatePostponed - Human Services
  3/5/2014SenatePostponed - Human Services
  3/19/2014SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted
  3/20/2014SenateDo Pass as Amended Human Services; 006-002-000
  3/20/2014SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading March 21, 2014
  4/8/2014SenateSecond Reading
  4/8/2014SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading April 9, 2014
  4/11/2014SenateRule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As May 1, 2014
  5/1/2014SenatePursuant to Senate Rule 5-1(b)(1), Senator Martinez to present the bill on 3rd Reading.
  5/1/2014SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Napoleon Harris, III
  5/1/2014SenateThird Reading - Passed; 043-010-000
  5/1/2014HouseArrived in House
  5/1/2014HouseChief House Sponsor Rep. Daniel J. Burke
  5/1/2014HouseFirst Reading
  5/1/2014HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  1/13/2015SenateSession Sine Die

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