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 Bill Status of SB2619  100th General Assembly


Short Description:  MUNI-APPOINTMENT OF FIRE CHIEF

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Neil Anderson - Linda Holmes, Omar Aquino, Terry Link and Antonio Muñoz

House Sponsors
(Rep. Kathleen Willis - Frances Ann Hurley - Lawrence Walsh, Jr., David S. Olsen, John Cavaletto, Stephanie A. Kifowit, Jay Hoffman, Deb Conroy, Jonathan Carroll, Jerry Costello, II, Nicholas K Smith, Jaime M. Andrade, Jr., Michael P. McAuliffe, John M. Cabello, Norine K. Hammond, Cynthia Soto, Sonya M. Harper and LaToya Greenwood)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  6/28/2018SenateSent to the Governor

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
65 ILCS 5/10-1-7.3
65 ILCS 5/10-2.1-4from Ch. 24, par. 10-2.1-4


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Illinois Municipal Code. In provisions regarding appointment of a fire chief, acting chief, the department head, or a position, by whatever title, that is responsible for day-to-day operations of a fire department, limits home rule powers on and after the effective date of the amendatory Act. Effective immediately.

Senate Committee Amendment No. 1
Adds reference to:
70 ILCS 705/16.04b

Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Reinserts the provisions of the introduced bill. Additionally provides that an individual may be selected as a fire chief that is responsible for day-to-day operations of a fire department for greater than 180 days if he or she possess an Office of the State Fire Marshal Basic Operations Firefighter Certification (rather than a Firefighter Basic Certification) or an Office of the State Fire Marshal Firefighter II Certification; an Office of the State Fire Marshal Advanced Fire Officer Certification or Office of the State Fire Marshal Fire Officer II Certification (rather than Fire Officer I and II Certifications); and an associate degree in fire science or a bachelor's degree from an accredited university or college. Provides that a fire chief may additionally be selected as a fire chief that is responsible for day-to-day operations of a fire department for greater than 180 days if he or she possess either of the following: (i) a current certification from the International Fire Service Accreditation Congress or Pro Board Fire Service Professional Qualifications System that meets the National Fire Protection Association standard NFPA 1001, Standard for Fire Fighter Professional Qualifications, Level I job performance requirements; a current certification from the International Fire Service Accreditation Congress or Pro Board Fire Service Professional Qualifications System that meets the National Fire Protection Association standard NFPA 1021, Standard for Fire Officer Professional Qualifications, Fire Officer II job performance requirements; and an associate degree in fire science or a bachelor's degree from an accredited university or college; or (ii) qualifications that meet the National Fire Protection Association standard NFPA 1001, Standard for Fire Fighter Professional Qualifications, Level I job performance requirements; qualifications that meet the National Fire Protection Association standard NFPA 1021, Standard for Fire Officer Professional Qualifications, Fire Officer II job performance requirements; and an associate degree in fire science or a bachelor's degree from an accredited university or college. Amends the Fire Protection District Act making conforming changes in similar provisions concerning fire chief qualifications and certifications.

Senate Floor Amendment No. 2
Provides that specified language in the Civil Service in Cities Division of the Illinois Municipal Code relating to qualifications and certifications of specified fire chiefs does not apply to a municipality with more than 1,000,000 inhabitants.

 Fiscal Note (Office of the State Fire Marshal)
 Senate Bill 2619 has no fiscal impact on the agency.

 Pension Note (Government Forecasting & Accountability)
 SB 2619, as engrossed, would not impact any public pension fund or retirement system in Illinois.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/7/2018SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Neil Anderson
  2/7/2018SenateFirst Reading
  2/7/2018SenateReferred to Assignments
  2/14/2018SenateAssigned to Local Government
  2/28/2018SenatePostponed - Local Government
  4/4/2018SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Neil Anderson
  4/4/2018SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Assignments
  4/10/2018SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Linda Holmes
  4/10/2018SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Assignments Refers to Local Government
  4/11/2018SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted
  4/11/2018SenateDo Pass as Amended Local Government; 007-001-000
  4/11/2018SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading April 12, 2018
  4/18/2018SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Omar Aquino
  4/20/2018SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Neil Anderson
  4/20/2018SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Referred to Assignments
  4/23/2018SenateSecond Reading
  4/23/2018SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading April 24, 2018
  4/23/2018SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Pursuant to Senate Rule 3-8(b-1), this amendment will remain in the Committee on Assignments.
  4/24/2018SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Terry Link
  4/24/2018SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Assignments Refers to Local Government
  4/24/2018SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Antonio Muñoz
  4/25/2018SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Recommend Do Adopt Local Government; 006-003-000
  4/25/2018SenateRecalled to Second Reading
  4/25/2018SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Adopted; Anderson
  4/25/2018SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading
  4/25/2018SenateThird Reading - Passed; 050-002-000
  4/26/2018HouseArrived in House
  4/26/2018HouseChief House Sponsor Rep. Kathleen Willis
  4/26/2018HouseFirst Reading
  4/26/2018HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  5/7/2018HouseAssigned to Fire & Emergency Services Committee
  5/10/2018HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. David S. Olsen
  5/17/2018HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. John Cavaletto
  5/17/2018HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Frances Ann Hurley
  5/18/2018HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Fire & Emergency Services Committee; 005-000-000
  5/21/2018HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  5/21/2018HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Lawrence Walsh, Jr.
  5/21/2018HouseAlternate Chief Co-Sponsor Changed to Rep. Lawrence Walsh, Jr.
  5/21/2018HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Stephanie A. Kifowit
  5/21/2018HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Natalie A. Manley
  5/21/2018HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Jay Hoffman
  5/21/2018HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Deb Conroy
  5/22/2018HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Jonathan Carroll
  5/23/2018HouseFiscal Note Requested by Rep. Mark Batinick
  5/23/2018HouseState Mandates Fiscal Note Requested by Rep. Mark Batinick
  5/23/2018HouseHome Rule Note Requested by Rep. Mark Batinick
  5/23/2018HousePension Note Requested by Rep. Mark Batinick
  5/23/2018HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  5/23/2018HouseHeld on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Short Debate
  5/23/2018HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Jerry Costello, II
  5/23/2018HouseFiscal Note Filed
  5/23/2018HousePension Note Filed
  5/24/2018HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Nicholas K Smith
  5/24/2018HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Jaime M. Andrade, Jr.
  5/24/2018HouseNote / Motion Filed - Note Act Does Not Apply Rep. Kathleen Willis
  5/24/2018HouseMotion Prevailed 057-046-001
  5/24/2018HouseState Mandates Fiscal Note Request is Inapplicable
  5/24/2018HouseNote / Motion Filed - Note Act Does Not Apply Rep. Kathleen Willis
  5/24/2018HouseMotion Prevailed 057-046-001
  5/24/2018HouseHome Rule Note Request is Inapplicable
  5/24/2018HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  5/24/2018HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Michael P. McAuliffe
  5/25/2018HouseFinal Action Deadline Extended-9(b) May 31, 2018
  5/28/2018HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. John M. Cabello
  5/28/2018HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Norine K. Hammond
  5/29/2018HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Cynthia Soto
  5/29/2018HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Sonya M. Harper
  5/29/2018HouseAlternate Co-Sponsor Removed Rep. Natalie A. Manley
  5/30/2018HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 087-024-003
  5/30/2018SenatePassed Both Houses
  5/30/2018HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. LaToya Greenwood
  6/28/2018SenateSent to the Governor

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