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 Bill Status of SB1640  100th General Assembly


Short Description:  MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS TASK FORCE

Senate Sponsors
Sen. John J. Cullerton - Linda Holmes - Jacqueline Y. Collins - Tim Bivins, Bill Cunningham, John G. Mulroe, Ira I. Silverstein, Antonio Muņoz, Terry Link, Don Harmon, Wm. Sam McCann, Matt Murphy, Donne E. Trotter, Thomas Cullerton, Iris Y. Martinez, William R. Haine, Gary Forby, John M. Sullivan, Michael E. Hastings, Dan Kotowski, Kimberly A. Lightford, Heather A. Steans, David Koehler, William Delgado, Pamela J. Althoff, Emil Jones, III, Chapin Rose and Michael Connelly

House Sponsors
(Rep. Ann Williams - Barbara Flynn Currie - Al Riley - Patricia R. Bellock - David R. Leitch and Elizabeth Hernandez)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  8/23/2013SenatePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 98-0530

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
20 ILCS 2310/2310-665 new


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Department of Public Health Powers and Duties Law of the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois to create the Illinois Multiple Sclerosis Task Force. Sets forth the findings and declarations of the General Assembly. Provides that the purpose of the Task Force shall be to (1) develop strategies to identify and address the unmet needs of persons with multiple sclerosis (MS) in order to enhance the quality of life of persons with MS by maximizing productivity and independence and addressing emotional, social, and vocational challenges of persons with MS and (2) develop strategies to provide persons with MS greater access to various treatments and other therapeutic options that may be available. Sets forth provisions concerning membership, meetings, and Task Force assistance and staff support. Provides that the Task Force shall report its findings and recommendations to the Governor and to the General Assembly, along with any legislative bills that it desires to recommend for adoption by the General Assembly, no later than January 1, 2015. Repeals the Section on January 1, 2016.

Senate Committee Amendment No. 1
Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Reinserts the contents of the introduced bill with the following changes. Changes the name of the task force from the Illinois Multiple Sclerosis Task Force to the Multiple Sclerosis Task Force. With regard to the General Assembly's findings and declarations, includes findings concerning MS populations in the State and the costs associated with MS. With regard to the purpose of the Task Force, includes addressing the financial challenges of persons with MS. Changes the Task Force membership from 11 to 16. Provides that 14 (instead of 9) public members shall be appointed by the Director of Public Health, including 3 registered nurses or other health professionals with MS certification and extensive expertise with progressed MS; 3 (instead of 2) persons who represent agencies that provide services or support to individuals with MS in this State; and 3 (instead of 2) persons who have MS, at least one of whom having progressed MS. Deletes a reference to the Greater Illinois Chapter of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society. Provides that the Task Force shall be entitled to call to its assistance and avail itself of the services of the employees of any State, county, or municipal department, board, bureau, commission, or agency as it may require and as may be available to it for its purposes. Changes the Task Force's reporting date from January 1, 2015 to December 31, 2015. Makes other changes. Effective immediately.

Senate Floor Amendment No. 2
Includes within the provision concerning the purpose of the Task Force, developing strategies to improve multiple sclerosis education and awareness. Provides that the public members shall serve without compensation and shall not be reimbursed for necessary expenses incurred in the performance of their duties unless funds become available to the Task Force (rather than the public members shall serve without compensation, but shall be reimbursed for necessary expenses incurred in the performance of their duties and within the limits of funds available to the Task Force).

House Committee Amendment No. 1
Deletes a provision that permits the Task Force to call to its assistance and avail itself of the services of the employees of any State, county, or municipal department, board, bureau, commission or agency as it may require. Makes technical changes.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/13/2013SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. John J. Cullerton
  2/13/2013SenateFirst Reading
  2/13/2013SenateReferred to Assignments
  2/27/2013SenateAssigned to Executive
  3/1/2013SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Linda Holmes
  3/1/2013SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Bill Cunningham
  3/5/2013SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Jacqueline Y. Collins
  3/6/2013SenatePostponed - Executive
  3/7/2013SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. John J. Cullerton
  3/7/2013SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Assignments
  3/7/2013SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. John G. Mulroe
  3/12/2013SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Assignments Refers to Executive
  3/12/2013SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Ira I. Silverstein
  3/12/2013SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Antonio Muņoz
  3/13/2013SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Terry Link
  3/13/2013SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Don Harmon
  3/13/2013SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Wm. Sam McCann
  3/13/2013SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted
  3/13/2013SenateDo Pass as Amended Executive; 011-000-000
  3/13/2013SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading March 14, 2013
  3/14/2013SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Matt Murphy
  3/15/2013SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Donne E. Trotter
  4/10/2013SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Thomas Cullerton
  4/11/2013SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Iris Y. Martinez
  4/11/2013SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. William R. Haine
  4/11/2013SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Gary Forby
  4/12/2013SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. John M. Sullivan
  4/12/2013SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Michael E. Hastings
  4/15/2013SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Filed with Secretary by Sen. John J. Cullerton
  4/15/2013SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Referred to Assignments
  4/16/2013SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Dan Kotowski
  4/16/2013SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Tim Bivins
  4/16/2013SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Kimberly A. Lightford
  4/16/2013SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Heather A. Steans
  4/17/2013SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. David Koehler
  4/17/2013SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Assignments Refers to Executive
  4/17/2013SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Recommend Do Adopt Executive; 013-000-000
  4/18/2013SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. William Delgado
  4/18/2013SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Pamela J. Althoff
  4/19/2013SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Emil Jones, III
  4/22/2013SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Chapin Rose
  4/23/2013SenateSecond Reading
  4/23/2013SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Adopted; J. Cullerton
  4/23/2013SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading April 24, 2013
  4/25/2013SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Michael Connelly
  4/25/2013SenateThird Reading - Passed; 054-000-000
  4/25/2013HouseArrived in House
  4/29/2013HouseChief House Sponsor Rep. Barbara Flynn Currie
  4/29/2013HouseFirst Reading
  4/29/2013HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  4/29/2013HouseAssigned to Executive Committee
  5/3/2013HouseAlternate Chief Sponsor Changed to Rep. Ann Williams
  5/3/2013HouseRe-assigned to Human Services Committee
  5/3/2013HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Barbara Flynn Currie
  5/8/2013HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Ann Williams
  5/8/2013HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  5/9/2013HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Human Services Committee
  5/9/2013HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted in Human Services Committee; by Voice Vote
  5/9/2013HouseDo Pass as Amended / Short Debate Human Services Committee; 015-000-000
  5/9/2013HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  5/10/2013HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  5/10/2013HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  5/10/2013HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Al Riley
  5/15/2013HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 115-000-000
  5/15/2013HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Elizabeth Hernandez
  5/15/2013HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Patricia R. Bellock
  5/15/2013HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. David R. Leitch
  5/15/2013HouseAlternate Chief Co-Sponsor Removed Rep. Elizabeth Hernandez
  5/15/2013HouseAlternate Co-Sponsor Removed Rep. David R. Leitch
  5/15/2013HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. David R. Leitch
  5/15/2013HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Elizabeth Hernandez
  5/15/2013SenateSecretary's Desk - Concurrence House Amendment(s) 1
  5/15/2013SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of Concurrence House Amendment(s) 1 - May 16, 2013
  5/17/2013SenateHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Filed with Secretary Sen. John J. Cullerton
  5/17/2013SenateHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Referred to Assignments
  5/23/2013SenateHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Assignments Referred to Executive
  5/24/2013SenateHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Motion To Concur Recommended Do Adopt Executive; 012-000-000
  5/30/2013SenateHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Senate Concurs 058-000-000
  5/30/2013SenatePassed Both Houses
  6/28/2013SenateSent to the Governor
  8/23/2013SenateGovernor Approved
  8/23/2013SenateEffective Date August 23, 2013
  8/23/2013SenatePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 98-0530

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