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 Bill Status of HB3618  95th General Assembly


Short Description:  FLAG DISPLAY-FUNERALS

House Sponsors
Rep. Mike Bost - Sandra M. Pihos - John E. Bradley - Patrick J Verschoore - Kurt M. Granberg, Elga L. Jefferies, Dennis M. Reboletti, Jil Tracy, Sandy Cole, Franco Coladipietro, Dan Brady, Harry R. Ramey, Jr., David Reis, Ruth Munson, Roger L. Eddy, Donald L. Moffitt, Mark H. Beaubien, Jr., Brent Hassert, Ronald A. Wait, Ed Sullivan, Jr., Michael Tryon, Rosemary Mulligan, Timothy L. Schmitz, Elizabeth Coulson, Patricia R. Bellock, Ron Stephens, Jim Sacia, Susana A Mendoza and Jim Watson

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. Dan Kotowski - John O. Jones - Jacqueline Y. Collins, Ira I. Silverstein, Gary Forby and Michael Noland)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  9/11/2007HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 95-0596

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
5 ILCS 465/10 new


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Flag Display Act. Requires the Governor to issue an official notice of the death of an Illinois resident killed by hostile fire as a member of the United States armed forces or killed in the line of duty as a law enforcement officer. Upon that notice, requires the display of the United States national flag, the State flag of Illinois, and the appropriate military flag at half-staff at each State and local government location required to display the United States national flag on a flagstaff. Requires the Department of Veterans' Affairs and the Department of State Police to notify the Governor of a resident's death. Effective immediately.

Senate Floor Amendment No. 1
Provides that nothing in the bill requires the removal or relocation of any existing flags currently displayed. Provides that the bill does not apply to a State facility if the requirements of the bill cannot be satisfied without a physical modification to that facility.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/27/2007HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Mike Bost
  2/28/2007HouseFirst Reading
  2/28/2007HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  3/1/2007HouseAssigned to State Government Administration Committee
  3/7/2007HouseDo Pass / Short Debate State Government Administration Committee; 009-000-000
  3/8/2007HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  3/13/2007HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  3/13/2007HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  3/27/2007HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Sandra M. Pihos
  4/18/2007HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. John E. Bradley
  4/18/2007HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Patrick J Verschoore
  4/18/2007HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Kurt M. Granberg
  4/18/2007HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Elga L. Jefferies
  4/19/2007HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 116-000-000
  4/19/2007HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Dennis M. Reboletti
  4/19/2007HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jil Tracy
  4/19/2007HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Sandy Cole
  4/19/2007HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Franco Coladipietro
  4/19/2007HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Dan Brady
  4/19/2007HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Harry R. Ramey, Jr.
  4/19/2007HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. David Reis
  4/19/2007HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Ruth Munson
  4/19/2007HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Roger L. Eddy
  4/19/2007HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Donald L. Moffitt
  4/19/2007HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Mark H. Beaubien, Jr.
  4/19/2007HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Brent Hassert
  4/19/2007HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Ronald A. Wait
  4/19/2007HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Ed Sullivan, Jr.
  4/19/2007HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Michael Tryon
  4/19/2007HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Rosemary Mulligan
  4/19/2007HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Timothy L. Schmitz
  4/19/2007HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Elizabeth Coulson
  4/19/2007HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Patricia R. Bellock
  4/19/2007HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Ron Stephens
  4/19/2007HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jim Sacia
  4/20/2007SenateArrive in Senate
  4/20/2007SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading
  4/20/2007SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. Dan Kotowski
  4/20/2007SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. John O. Jones
  4/20/2007SenateFirst Reading
  4/20/2007SenateReferred to Rules
  4/25/2007SenateAssigned to State Government and Veterans Affairs
  5/2/2007SenateDo Pass State Government and Veterans Affairs; 007-000-000
  5/2/2007SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading May 3, 2007
  5/3/2007SenateSecond Reading
  5/3/2007SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 8, 2007
  5/15/2007SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Jacqueline Y. Collins
  5/18/2007SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Dan Kotowski
  5/18/2007SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules
  5/18/2007SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Ira I. Silverstein
  5/18/2007SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Gary Forby
  5/23/2007SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to State Government and Veterans Affairs
  5/23/2007HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Susana A Mendoza
  5/24/2007SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Recommend Do Adopt State Government and Veterans Affairs; 007-000-000
  5/24/2007SenateRecalled to Second Reading
  5/24/2007SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Adopted; Kotowski
  5/24/2007SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 25, 2007
  5/25/2007SenateRule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2007
  5/28/2007SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Michael Noland
  5/28/2007SenateThird Reading - Passed; 054-000-000
  5/29/2007HouseArrived in House
  5/29/2007HousePlaced on Calendar Order of Concurrence Senate Amendment(s) 1
  5/30/2007HouseSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Motion Filed Concur Rep. Mike Bost
  5/30/2007HouseSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Referred to Rules Committee
  5/30/2007HouseSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Recommends be Adopted Rules Committee; 003-002-000
  5/31/2007HouseFinal Action Deadline Extended-9(b) June 8, 2007
  6/8/2007HouseFinal Action Deadline Extended-9(b) June 15, 2007
  6/14/2007HouseSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 House Concurs 099-000-000
  6/14/2007HousePassed Both Houses
  6/14/2007HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jim Watson
  7/13/2007HouseSent to the Governor
  9/11/2007HouseGovernor Approved
  9/11/2007HouseEffective Date September 11, 2007
  9/11/2007HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 95-0596

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