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 Bill Status of HB2919  98th General Assembly


Short Description:  WORKER COMP INSURANCE FUND ACT

House Sponsors
Rep. Laura Fine - Jack D. Franks - Mary E. Flowers - Jehan A. Gordon-Booth - Mike Smiddy, Keith Farnham, Carol A. Sente, Emanuel Chris Welch, Frances Ann Hurley, Elaine Nekritz, Greg Harris, Kelly M. Cassidy, Robyn Gabel, Patrick J. Verschoore, Daniel V. Beiser and Derrick Smith

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  12/3/2014HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act


Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Workers' Compensation Insurance Fund Act. Creates the Workers' Compensation Insurance State Fund as an independent body corporate and politic for the purpose of insuring employers against liability for compensation under the Workers' Compensation Act. Provides that the Fund shall be administered by the Department of Insurance without liability on the part of the State.

 Pension Note (Government Forecasting & Accountability)
 This legislation will not impact any public pension fund or retirement system in Illinois.

 Judicial Note (Admin Office of the Illinois Courts)
 This bill would neither increase nor decrease the number of judges needed in the State.

 Fiscal Note (Dept of Insurance)
 To regulate such requirements brought about by this legislation, the Department of Insurance would need to add, at minimum, four (4) full time staff. Though immediate staffing needs have been identified, additional staff may be required in the future. The four (4) employees would work within the Department's Health Products Division at a total cost to the Department of Insurance of approximately $522,927 for personal services and related expenses. The projected costs associated with these responsibilities is expected to be covered by other, dedicated State funding.

 State Mandates Fiscal Note (Dept. of Commerce & Economic Opportunity)
 This bill does not create a State mandate.

 Home Rule Note (Dept. of Commerce & Economic Opportunity)
 This bill does not pre-empt home rule authority.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/25/2013HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Laura Fine
  2/26/2013HouseFirst Reading
  2/26/2013HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  3/7/2013HouseAssigned to State Government Administration Committee
  3/8/2013HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Keith Farnham
  3/8/2013HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Carol A. Sente
  3/8/2013HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Emanuel Chris Welch
  3/8/2013HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Frances Ann Hurley
  3/8/2013HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Jack D. Franks
  3/8/2013HouseChief Co-Sponsor Changed to Rep. Jack D. Franks
  3/8/2013HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Mary E. Flowers
  3/8/2013HouseChief Co-Sponsor Changed to Rep. Mary E. Flowers
  3/8/2013HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Jehan A. Gordon-Booth
  3/8/2013HouseChief Co-Sponsor Changed to Rep. Jehan A. Gordon-Booth
  3/13/2013HouseDo Pass / Short Debate State Government Administration Committee; 013-007-000
  3/14/2013HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  3/14/2013HouseFiscal Note Requested by Rep. Dwight Kay
  3/14/2013HouseState Mandates Fiscal Note Requested by Rep. Dwight Kay
  3/14/2013HouseHome Rule Note Requested by Rep. Dwight Kay
  3/14/2013HouseJudicial Note Requested by Rep. Dwight Kay
  3/14/2013HousePension Note Requested by Rep. Dwight Kay
  3/14/2013HousePension Note Filed
  3/18/2013HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Elaine Nekritz
  3/18/2013HouseJudicial Note Filed
  3/19/2013HouseFiscal Note Filed
  3/20/2013HouseState Mandates Fiscal Note Filed
  3/20/2013HouseHome Rule Note Filed
  3/22/2013HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Greg Harris
  3/22/2013HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Kelly M. Cassidy
  3/22/2013HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Robyn Gabel
  4/8/2013HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  4/8/2013HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  4/10/2013HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Mike Smiddy
  4/11/2013HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Patrick J. Verschoore
  4/11/2013HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Daniel V. Beiser
  4/12/2013HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Derrick Smith
  4/19/2013HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  12/3/2014HouseSession Sine Die

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