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 Bill Status of HB1233  95th General Assembly


Short Description:  VET AFFAIRS-OUTREACH OFFICER

House Sponsors
Rep. Dennis M. Reboletti - Jim Watson - Jerry L. Mitchell - Ron Stephens - Richard P. Myers, Mike Bost, Michael P. McAuliffe, Bill Mitchell, James H. Meyer, JoAnn D. Osmond, Harry R. Ramey, Jr., Linda Chapa LaVia, Lisa M. Dugan, Robert F. Flider, Esther Golar, Kevin A. McCarthy, Donald L. Moffitt, Brandon W. Phelps, Aaron Schock, Franco Coladipietro and Jim Sacia

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. Kirk W. Dillard - Pamela J. Althoff)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/13/2009HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
20 ILCS 2805/20 new


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Department of Veterans Affairs Act. Creates the position of Advocate Outreach Officer to be appointed by the Director of the Department. Sets forth the duties of the position, including assisting veterans and their families in working with various federal, State, and local agencies and performing community outreach functions. Effective January 1, 2008.

House Committee Amendment No. 1
Deletes reference to:
20 ILCS 2805/20 new
Adds reference to:
20 ILCS 1605/21.6
20 ILCS 2805/4from Ch. 126 1/2, par. 69

Deletes everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Illinois Lottery Law. Provides that the Department of Revenue or any successor in interest shall offer a special instant scratch-off game for the benefit of Illinois veterans. Provides that tickets for the game shall be distributed year-round and shall be available in all instant ticket dispensing machines controlled by the Department or any successor in interest. Provides that the Department of Veterans Affairs shall approve the ticket design for the game. Sets forth criteria for the ticket design. Amends the Department of Veterans Affairs Act. Provides that a veterans' service officer (instead of a service officer) shall be assigned to each field office. Sets forth the functions and qualifications for veterans' service officers. Provides that the Director of the Department of Veterans Affairs shall appoint a Chief Veterans' Service Officer. Sets forth the duties of the Chief Veterans' Service Officer. Makes other changes.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/9/2007HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Dennis M. Reboletti
  2/9/2007HouseChief Co-Sponsor Rep. Jim Watson
  2/9/2007HouseChief Co-Sponsor Rep. Jerry L. Mitchell
  2/9/2007HouseChief Co-Sponsor Rep. Ron Stephens
  2/9/2007HouseChief Co-Sponsor Rep. Richard P. Myers
  2/9/2007HouseCo-Sponsor Rep. Mike Bost
  2/9/2007HouseCo-Sponsor Rep. Michael P. McAuliffe
  2/9/2007HouseCo-Sponsor Rep. Bill Mitchell
  2/15/2007HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. James H. Meyer
  2/15/2007HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. JoAnn D. Osmond
  2/15/2007HouseFirst Reading
  2/15/2007HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/20/2007HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Harry R. Ramey, Jr.
  2/20/2007HouseAssigned to Veterans Affairs Committee
  3/22/2007HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Veterans Affairs Committee
  3/22/2007HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted in Veterans Affairs Committee; by Voice Vote
  3/22/2007HouseDo Pass as Amended / Short Debate Veterans Affairs Committee; 011-000-000
  3/22/2007HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  3/22/2007HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Linda Chapa LaVia
  3/22/2007HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Lisa M. Dugan
  3/22/2007HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Robert F. Flider
  3/22/2007HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Esther Golar
  3/22/2007HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Kevin A. McCarthy
  3/22/2007HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Donald L. Moffitt
  3/22/2007HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Brandon W. Phelps
  3/22/2007HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Aaron Schock
  3/22/2007HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Franco Coladipietro
  3/27/2007HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  3/27/2007HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  3/28/2007HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jim Sacia
  3/28/2007HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 116-000-000
  3/29/2007SenateArrive in Senate
  3/29/2007SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading March 30, 2007
  3/30/2007SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. Kirk W. Dillard
  4/20/2007SenateFirst Reading
  4/20/2007SenateReferred to Rules
  4/24/2007SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Pamela J. Althoff
  5/15/2008SenateRule 2-10 Committee Deadline Established As May 22, 2008; Substantive House Bills Out of Committee
  1/13/2009HouseSession Sine Die

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