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 Bill Status of HB4854  95th General Assembly


Short Description:  LOCAL GOV FOREIGN FIRE INS

House Sponsors
Rep. Mike Bost - William Davis

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

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
65 ILCS 5/11-10-2from Ch. 24, par. 11-10-2
70 ILCS 705/11h new
30 ILCS 805/8.32 new


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Illinois Municipal Code. Provides that a fire department foreign fire insurance board in a municipality with fewer than 500,000 (now, 250,000) inhabitants shall have 7 trustees, including the fire chief and 6 members of the fire department (now, the Board is established by ordinances of the corporate authorities). Provides for an annual election of board officers. Provides that the annual municipal audit shall include funds appropriated to the board and shall determine whether the funds have been expended by the board only for the maintenance, use, and benefit of the department. Amends the Fire Protection District Act. Provides that in each fire protection district that has an organized fire department there shall be a foreign fire insurance board. Provides that the board shall have 7 trustees, including the fire chief and 6 members of the fire department. Provides that officers shall be elected annually. Authorizes the board to make rules. Provides that the treasurer must give a bond to the board. Provides that the board shall develop and maintain a list of items that are appropriate expenditures. Provides that the annual fire protection district audit shall include funds appropriated to the board and shall determine whether the funds have been expended by the board only for the maintenance, use, and benefit of the department. Makes other changes. Amends the State Mandates Act to require implementation without reimbursement. Effective immediately.

House Floor Amendment No. 1
Further amends the Illinois Municipal Code and the Fire Protection District Act. Adds the requirement to the establishment of a fire department foreign fire insurance board that an organized fire department have full-time firefighters and be subject to a collective bargaining agreement.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/8/2008HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Mike Bost
  2/8/2008HouseFirst Reading
  2/8/2008HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/25/2008HouseAssigned to Local Government Committee
  3/12/2008HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Local Government Committee; 010-000-000
  3/13/2008HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  4/9/2008HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. William Davis
  4/16/2008HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Mike Bost
  4/16/2008HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  4/16/2008HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  4/16/2008HouseHeld on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Short Debate
  4/18/2008HouseFinal Action Deadline Extended-9(b) May 9, 2008
  4/30/2008HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Recommends Be Adopted Rules Committee; 003-000-000
  4/30/2008HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Adopted by Voice Vote
  4/30/2008HouseHeld on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Short Debate
  5/9/2008HouseFinal Action Deadline Extended-9(b) May 23, 2008
  5/23/2008HouseFinal Action Deadline Extended-9(b) May 31, 2008
  5/31/2008HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  1/13/2009HouseSession Sine Die

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