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 Bill Status of HB1919  95th General Assembly


Short Description:  FIREFIGHTER-G.A. MEMBER

House Sponsors
Rep. Mike Bost

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. Deanna Demuzio )

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  8/13/2007HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 95-0142

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
50 ILCS 135/12


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Local Governmental Employees Political Rights Act. Provides that a firefighter who is elected to the Illinois General Assembly shall be granted leave by the employer, without loss of pay or benefits and without being required to make up for lost time, for work hours devoted to performing the responsibilities as a legislator; provided that the elected officer has arranged for a firefighter from the same municipality who is qualified to perform the absent firefighter's duties to work for those hours, or, a firefighter who is elected to the Illinois General Assembly shall, upon written application to the employer, be granted a leave of absence without pay. Effective immediately.

House Committee Amendment No. 1
Deletes everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Local Governmental Employees Political Rights Act. Provides that a firefighter who is elected to the Illinois General Assembly shall, upon written application to the employer, be granted a leave of absence without compensation during his or her term of office. Effective immediately.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/23/2007HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Mike Bost
  2/23/2007HouseFirst Reading
  2/23/2007HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/27/2007HouseAssigned to State Government Administration Committee
  3/14/2007HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by State Government Administration Committee
  3/14/2007HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted in State Government Administration Committee; by Voice Vote
  3/14/2007HouseDo Pass as Amended / Short Debate State Government Administration Committee; 011-000-000
  3/15/2007HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  3/27/2007HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  3/27/2007HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  3/28/2007HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 113-000-001
  3/29/2007SenateArrive in Senate
  3/29/2007SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading March 30, 2007
  4/20/2007SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. Deanna Demuzio
  4/20/2007SenateFirst Reading
  4/20/2007SenateReferred to Rules
  5/3/2007SenateAssigned to Labor
  5/15/2007SenateDo Pass Labor; 006-003-001
  5/15/2007SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading May 16, 2007
  5/15/2007SenateSecond Reading
  5/15/2007SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 16, 2007
  5/17/2007SenateThird Reading - Passed; 050-005-003
  5/17/2007HousePassed Both Houses
  6/15/2007HouseSent to the Governor
  8/13/2007HouseGovernor Approved
  8/13/2007HouseEffective Date August 13, 2007
  8/13/2007HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 95-0142

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