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 Bill Status of HB1573  98th General Assembly


Short Description:  LIQUOR MANUFACTURER AGENT-FEES

House Sponsors
Rep. Charles E. Jefferson - Robert Rita - Lou Lang - Elgie R. Sims, Jr. - Al Riley and Maria Antonia Berrios

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. Antonio Muñoz - Linda Holmes - Melinda Bush, Dan Kotowski, Daniel Biss, Thomas Cullerton and Donne E. Trotter)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  8/16/2013HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 98-0401

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
235 ILCS 5/5-1from Ch. 43, par. 115
235 ILCS 5/5-3from Ch. 43, par. 118


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Liquor Control Act of 1934. Provides that manufacturers shall pay a fee of $250 when registering agents, representatives, or persons acting on behalf of a manufacturer. Provides that manufacturers shall send a list of their registered agents to any distributor or importing distributor to which the manufacturer has granted the right to sell at wholesale. Changes the punishment for knowingly misstating any material fact under oath in an application from a Class B misdemeanor to a business offense.

House Committee Amendment No. 1
Deletes reference to:
235 ILCS 5/5-3

Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Reinserts the language from the introduced bill amending the Liquor Control Act of 1934. Removes the change of punishment for knowingly misstating any material fact under oath in an application. Provides that the Liquor Control Commission shall post a list of registered agents on the Commission's website. Removes changes to fees. Effective immediately.

Senate Committee Amendment No. 1
Deletes reference to:
235 ILCS 5/5-1
Adds reference to:
235 ILCS 5/3-12

Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Liquor Control Act of 1934. Provides that, when multiple complaints alleging specified violations result in a hearing, the Commission shall designate a hearing officer to conduct a hearing. Provides that the hearing officer shall be an attorney licensed to practice law in this State and shall be an employee of the Illinois Liquor Control Commission, unless, by a majority vote of the Commission, the Commission selects a hearing officer who has not received compensation for a period of one year from the date of the hearing from a licensed business or entity subject to the provisions of the Act. Authorizes the hearing officer to administer oaths to witnesses and issue subpoenas for the attendance of witnesses or other persons and the production of relevant documents, records, and other evidence and to require examination of the evidence. Provides that parties to a hearing may conduct cross-examination. Provides that the Commission shall furnish a transcript of the record to any person interested in the hearing upon payment of the actual cost of the transcript. Effective immediately.

Senate Floor Amendment No. 2
Adds reference to:
235 ILCS 5/1-3.38
235 ILCS 5/5-1from Ch. 43, par. 115

Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Liquor Control Act of 1934. Provides that craft brewers may manufacture up to 930,000 gallons of beer per year. Changes related references from 465,000 gallons to 930,000. Effective immediately.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/13/2013HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Lou Lang
  2/14/2013HouseFirst Reading
  2/14/2013HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/25/2013HouseAssigned to Executive Committee
  3/11/2013HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Lou Lang
  3/11/2013HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  3/13/2013HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Executive Committee
  3/20/2013HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted in Executive Committee; by Voice Vote
  3/20/2013HouseDo Pass as Amended / Short Debate Executive Committee; 011-000-000
  3/20/2013HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  3/20/2013HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Robert Rita
  4/9/2013HouseChief Sponsor Changed to Rep. Charles E. Jefferson
  4/9/2013HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Lou Lang
  4/12/2013HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  4/12/2013HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  4/15/2013HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 113-003-000
  4/15/2013HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Elgie R. Sims, Jr.
  4/15/2013HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Al Riley
  4/16/2013SenateArrive in Senate
  4/16/2013SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading April 17, 2013
  4/16/2013SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. Antonio Muñoz
  4/17/2013SenateFirst Reading
  4/17/2013SenateReferred to Assignments
  4/24/2013SenateAssigned to Executive
  5/2/2013SenatePostponed - Executive
  5/3/2013SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Antonio Muñoz
  5/3/2013SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Assignments
  5/6/2013SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Assignments Refers to Executive
  5/8/2013SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted
  5/9/2013SenateDo Pass as Amended Executive; 012-000-000
  5/9/2013SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading May 14, 2013
  5/24/2013SenateRule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2013
  5/28/2013SenateSecond Reading
  5/28/2013SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 29, 2013
  5/28/2013SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Antonio Muñoz
  5/28/2013SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Referred to Assignments
  5/28/2013SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Assignments Refers to Executive
  5/29/2013SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Dan Kotowski
  5/29/2013SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Recommend Do Adopt Executive; 015-000-000
  5/30/2013SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Daniel Biss
  5/30/2013SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Linda Holmes
  5/30/2013SenateRecalled to Second Reading
  5/30/2013SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Adopted; Muñoz
  5/30/2013SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading
  5/30/2013SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Thomas Cullerton
  5/30/2013SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Donne E. Trotter
  5/30/2013SenateThird Reading - Passed; 057-000-000
  5/30/2013HouseArrived in House
  5/30/2013HousePlaced on Calendar Order of Concurrence Senate Amendment(s) 1, 2
  5/30/2013HouseSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Motion Filed Concur Rep. Charles E. Jefferson
  5/30/2013HouseSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Motion Filed Concur Rep. Charles E. Jefferson
  5/30/2013HouseSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Referred to Rules Committee
  5/30/2013HouseSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Motion to Concur Referred to Rules Committee
  5/31/2013HouseSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Rules Referred to Executive Committee
  5/31/2013HouseSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Motion to Concur Rules Referred to Executive Committee
  5/31/2013HouseSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Recommends Be Adopted Executive Committee; 011-000-000
  5/31/2013HouseSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Motion to Concur Recommends Be Adopted Executive Committee; 011-000-000
  5/31/2013HouseSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 House Concurs 113-005-000
  5/31/2013HouseSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 House Concurs 113-005-000
  5/31/2013HouseHouse Concurs
  5/31/2013SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Melinda Bush
  5/31/2013HousePassed Both Houses
  5/31/2013HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Maria Antonia Berrios
  6/19/2013HouseSent to the Governor
  8/16/2013HouseGovernor Approved
  8/16/2013HouseEffective Date August 16, 2013
  8/16/2013HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 98-0401

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