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 Bill Status of HB0670  95th General Assembly


Short Description:  DEPT VET AFFAIRS-TASK FORCE

House Sponsors
Rep. Linda Chapa LaVia - Daniel V. Beiser - Thomas Holbrook - Mike Boland - Renée Kosel, Michael P. McAuliffe, Mike Bost, Lisa M. Dugan, Robert F. Flider, Esther Golar, Kevin A. McCarthy, Donald L. Moffitt, JoAnn D. Osmond, Brandon W. Phelps, Aaron Schock, Patricia R. Bellock, Arthur L. Turner, Richard T. Bradley, Jil Tracy, Dennis M. Reboletti, Mike Fortner, Franco Coladipietro, Sandy Cole, Jack D. Franks, Jim Watson, William B. Black, Eddie Washington, Fred Crespo, Mary E. Flowers and Charles E. Jefferson

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. Deanna Demuzio - Linda Holmes - Jacqueline Y. Collins, Michael W. Frerichs, Michael Bond, Gary Forby, John M. Sullivan, Gary G. Dahl, John O. Jones and Michael Noland)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  8/20/2007HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 95-0294

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


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Department of Veterans Affairs Act. Creates the Illinois Discharged Servicemember Task Force. Provides that the Task Force shall investigate re-entry into civilian life for service members who have been engaged in an active theater. Sets forth the membership of the Task Force. Provides that the Task Force shall prepare an annual report for the Governor, the Attorney General, the General Assembly, and the United States Department of Veterans Affairs. Effective immediately.

House Committee Amendment No. 1
Deletes everything after the enacting clause. Reinserts the provisions of the introduced bill. Provides that the Lieutenant Governor shall appoint one member of the Task Force. Provides that the Task Force shall also present a copy of its report to the Lieutenant Governor.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/6/2007HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Linda Chapa LaVia
  2/6/2007HouseFirst Reading
  2/6/2007HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/8/2007HouseAssigned to Veterans Affairs Committee
  2/23/2007HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Veterans Affairs Committee
  2/23/2007HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted in Veterans Affairs Committee; by Voice Vote
  2/23/2007HouseDo Pass as Amended / Short Debate Veterans Affairs Committee; 011-000-000
  2/23/2007HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  2/28/2007HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Michael P. McAuliffe
  2/28/2007HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jim Watson
  2/28/2007HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Mike Bost
  2/28/2007HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Lisa M. Dugan
  2/28/2007HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Robert F. Flider
  2/28/2007HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Esther Golar
  2/28/2007HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Kevin A. McCarthy
  2/28/2007HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Donald L. Moffitt
  2/28/2007HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. JoAnn D. Osmond
  2/28/2007HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Brandon W. Phelps
  2/28/2007HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Aaron Schock
  3/2/2007HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  3/2/2007HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  3/2/2007HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Jim Watson
  3/2/2007HouseRemoved Co-Sponsor Rep. Jim Watson
  3/7/2007HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Patricia R. Bellock
  3/8/2007HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 113-000-000
  3/8/2007HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Arthur L. Turner
  3/8/2007HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Richard T. Bradley
  3/8/2007HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jil Tracy
  3/8/2007HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Dennis M. Reboletti
  3/8/2007HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Mike Fortner
  3/8/2007HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Franco Coladipietro
  3/8/2007HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Renée Kosel
  3/8/2007HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Sandy Cole
  3/8/2007HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jack D. Franks
  3/13/2007SenateArrive in Senate
  3/13/2007SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading March 14, 2007
  3/13/2007SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. Deanna Demuzio
  3/15/2007HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Daniel V. Beiser
  3/15/2007HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Thomas Holbrook
  3/15/2007HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Mike Boland
  3/15/2007HouseRemove Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Jim Watson
  3/15/2007HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Renée Kosel
  3/15/2007HouseRemoved Co-Sponsor Rep. Renée Kosel
  3/15/2007HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jim Watson
  3/15/2007HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. William B. Black
  3/15/2007HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Eddie Washington
  3/15/2007HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Fred Crespo
  3/15/2007HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Mary E. Flowers
  3/15/2007HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Charles E. Jefferson
  3/20/2007SenateFirst Reading
  3/20/2007SenateReferred to Rules
  3/30/2007SenateAssigned to State Government and Veterans Affairs
  4/12/2007SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Michael W. Frerichs
  4/18/2007SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Michael Bond
  4/18/2007SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Linda Holmes
  4/19/2007SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Gary Forby
  4/19/2007SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. John M. Sullivan
  4/19/2007SenatePostponed - State Government and Veterans Affairs
  4/20/2007SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Gary G. Dahl
  5/2/2007SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Jacqueline Y. Collins
  5/8/2007SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. John O. Jones
  5/10/2007SenateDo Pass State Government and Veterans Affairs; 007-000-000
  5/10/2007SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading May 15, 2007
  5/15/2007SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Michael Noland
  5/18/2007SenateSecond Reading
  5/18/2007SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 22, 2007
  5/23/2007SenateThird Reading - Passed; 056-000-000
  5/23/2007HousePassed Both Houses
  6/21/2007HouseSent to the Governor
  8/20/2007HouseGovernor Approved
  8/20/2007HouseEffective Date August 20, 2007
  8/20/2007HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 95-0294

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