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 Bill Status of SB1304  100th General Assembly


Short Description:  APPOINTMENT OF FIRE CHIEFS

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Neil Anderson - Linda Holmes - Melinda Bush and Emil Jones, III

House Sponsors
(Rep. Kathleen Willis - John Cavaletto - Frances Ann Hurley - Daniel Swanson - Michael P. McAuliffe, Lawrence Walsh, Jr., Brandon W. Phelps, Silvana Tabares, Martin J. Moylan, Melissa Conyears-Ervin, Sam Yingling, William Davis, Emanuel Chris Welch, Natalie A. Manley, Tony McCombie, Justin Slaughter, Elizabeth Hernandez, Cynthia Soto, Daniel J. Burke, Linda Chapa LaVia and Robert Martwick)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  8/25/2017SenatePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0425

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
65 ILCS 5/10-1-7.3 new
65 ILCS 5/10-2.1-4from Ch. 24, par. 10-2.1-4
70 ILCS 705/16.04b new


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Illinois Municipal Code and the Fire Protection District Act. Provides that a person shall not be appointed as the chief, the acting chief, the department head, or a position, by whatever title, that is responsible for day-to-day operations of a fire department or fire protection district for greater than 180 days unless he or she possesses: (1) Office of the State Fire Marshal Firefighter Basic Certification or Firefighter II Certification; Office of the State Fire Marshal Fire Officer I and II Certifications; and an associate degree in fire science or a bachelor's degree from an accredited university or college; or (2) a minimum of 10 years' experience as a firefighter at the fire department, or fire protection district, in the jurisdiction making the appointment. Effective immediately.

Senate Committee Amendment No. 1
Provides that the provisions of the introduced bill apply to fire departments that employ firefighters under the provisions of the Civil Service in Cities Division or the Board of Fire and Police Commissioners Division of the Illinois Municipal Code or fire protection districts that employ firefighters under the provisions of the Fire Protection District Act.

Senate Floor Amendment No. 2
Limits applicability of the provisions of the introduced bill regarding the Civil Service in Cities Division of the Illinois Municipal Code to specified sections concerning original appointments for full-time firefighters.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/9/2017SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Neil Anderson
  2/9/2017SenateFirst Reading
  2/9/2017SenateReferred to Assignments
  2/15/2017SenateAssigned to Local Government
  3/10/2017SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Neil Anderson
  3/10/2017SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Assignments
  3/15/2017SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Assignments Refers to Local Government
  3/17/2017SenateRule 2-10 Committee Deadline Established As April 7, 2017
  3/29/2017SenatePostponed - Local Government
  3/29/2017SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Postponed - Local Government
  4/5/2017SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted
  4/5/2017SenateDo Pass as Amended Local Government; 009-000-000
  4/5/2017SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading April 6, 2017
  4/5/2017SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Linda Holmes
  4/5/2017SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Melinda Bush
  4/19/2017SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Neil Anderson
  4/19/2017SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Referred to Assignments
  4/25/2017SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Assignments Refers to Local Government
  4/26/2017SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Recommend Do Adopt Local Government; 008-000-000
  4/26/2017SenateSecond Reading
  4/26/2017SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Adopted; Anderson
  4/26/2017SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading April 27, 2017
  4/27/2017SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Emil Jones, III
  4/28/2017SenateRule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2017
  5/4/2017SenateThird Reading - Passed; 054-000-001
  5/5/2017HouseArrived in House
  5/5/2017HouseChief House Sponsor Rep. Kathleen Willis
  5/9/2017HouseFirst Reading
  5/9/2017HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  5/15/2017HouseAssigned to Fire & Emergency Services Committee
  5/19/2017HouseCommittee Deadline Extended-Rule 9(b) May 26, 2017
  5/25/2017HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Fire & Emergency Services Committee; 005-000-000
  5/25/2017HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  5/25/2017HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  5/25/2017HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  5/26/2017HouseFinal Action Deadline Extended-9(b) May 31, 2017
  5/30/2017HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Lawrence Walsh, Jr.
  5/30/2017HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Brandon W. Phelps
  5/30/2017HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Silvana Tabares
  5/30/2017HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Martin J. Moylan
  5/30/2017HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Melissa Conyears-Ervin
  5/30/2017HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Sam Yingling
  5/30/2017HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. William Davis
  5/30/2017HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Emanuel Chris Welch
  5/30/2017HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Natalie A. Manley
  5/30/2017HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Tony McCombie
  5/30/2017HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Justin Slaughter
  5/30/2017HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Elizabeth Hernandez
  5/30/2017HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Cynthia Soto
  5/30/2017HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Daniel J. Burke
  5/30/2017HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Linda Chapa LaVia
  5/30/2017HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Robert Martwick
  5/30/2017HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 085-025-000
  5/30/2017HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. John Cavaletto
  5/30/2017HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Frances Ann Hurley
  5/30/2017HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Daniel Swanson
  5/30/2017HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Michael P. McAuliffe
  5/30/2017SenatePassed Both Houses
  6/28/2017SenateSent to the Governor
  8/25/2017SenateGovernor Approved
  8/25/2017SenateEffective Date August 25, 2017
  8/25/2017SenatePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0425

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