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 Bill Status of SB1415  100th General Assembly


Short Description:  BOARD OF REPEALERS

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Kirk W. Dillard - Jennifer Bertino-Tarrant - Linda Holmes - Michael Connelly and Melinda Bush

House Sponsors
(Rep. Ron Sandack - Sandra M. Pihos)

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

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act
25 ILCS 130/2-1from Ch. 63, par. 1002-1
25 ILCS 130/4-2from Ch. 63, par. 1004-2
25 ILCS 135/8 new


Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Board of Legislative Repealers Act. Establishes the Board of Legislative Repealers. Directs the Board, among other things, to determine instances in which State laws and regulations are unreasonable, unduly burdensome, duplicative, onerous, in conflict, or unconstitutional, to create a system for receiving public comments, and to recommend changes in the law that it deems necessary to modify or eliminate antiquated and inequitable rules of law and to bring the law of the State into harmony with modern conditions. Authorizes the Board to set a schedule to make the investigations required by the Act and to adopt rules establishing the criteria to be used to determine whether a State law, regulation, or other governing instrument is unreasonable, unduly burdensome, duplicative, or onerous, or conflicts with another law, regulation, or governing instrument. Amends the Legislative Commission Reorganization Act of 1984 and the Legislative Reference Bureau Act. Requires the staff of the Legislative Reference Bureau and the Legislative Research Unit to cooperate to provide administrative support to the Board. Authorizes the Board to adopt any rules that are necessary to implement the requirements of the Act. Effective January 1, 2014.

Senate Floor Amendment No. 1
Deletes reference to:
25 ILCS 135/8 new
Adds reference to:
25 ILCS 135/5from Ch. 63, par. 29
25 ILCS 135/5.08 new
25 ILCS 145/5.10 new

Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Creates the Board of Legislative Repealers Act. Establishes the Board of Legislative Repealers as a not for profit corporation. Directs the Board to determine instances in which State laws and regulations are duplicative, in conflict, contradictory, anachronistic, obsolete, or have been held unconstitutional by the United States Supreme Court or the Illinois Supreme Court, and to create a system for receiving public comments, and to recommend changes in the law that it deems necessary to repeal, modify or revise such laws and regulations. Authorizes the Board to set a schedule to make the identifications required by the Act and to adopt criteria to be used to determine whether a State law or regulation is duplicative, in conflict, contradictory, anachronistic, obsolete, or has been held unconstitutional by the United States Supreme Court or the Illinois Supreme Court. Requires the Joint Committee on Administrative Rules, the Legislative Information System, the Legislative Reference Bureau, and the Legislative Research Unit to provide technical support and information to the Board, as directed by the Joint Committee on Legislative Support Services. Authorizes the Board to adopt bylaws necessary to implement the Act. Makes conforming changes to the Legislative Commission Reorganization Act of 1984, the Legislative Reference Bureau Act, and the Legislative Information Service Act. Effective July 1, 2014.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/6/2013SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Kirk W. Dillard
  2/6/2013SenateFirst Reading
  2/6/2013SenateReferred to Assignments
  2/14/2013SenateAssigned to Executive
  2/28/2013SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Jennifer Bertino-Tarrant
  2/28/2013SenateDo Pass Executive; 013-000-000
  2/28/2013SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading March 1, 2013
  2/28/2013SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Linda Holmes
  4/15/2013SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Kirk W. Dillard
  4/15/2013SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Referred to Assignments
  4/17/2013SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Assignments Refers to Executive
  4/17/2013SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Recommend Do Adopt Executive; 013-000-000
  4/18/2013SenateSecond Reading
  4/18/2013SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Adopted; Dillard
  4/18/2013SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading April 23, 2013
  4/24/2013SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Melinda Bush
  4/24/2013SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Michael Connelly
  4/24/2013SenateThird Reading - Passed; 055-000-000
  4/25/2013HouseArrived in House
  4/25/2013HouseChief House Sponsor Rep. Ron Sandack
  4/25/2013HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Sandra M. Pihos
  4/29/2013HouseFirst Reading
  4/29/2013HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  1/13/2015SenateSession Sine Die

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