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 Bill Status of HB5755  98th General Assembly


Short Description:  SCHOOLS AS POLLING PLACES

House Sponsors
Rep. Kelly M. Cassidy - Cynthia Soto - Ann Williams - Maria Antonia Berrios - Robert F. Martwick, Arthur Turner, Silvana Tabares, Daniel J. Burke, Barbara Flynn Currie, Sara Feigenholtz, Carol A. Sente, Mike Smiddy, Elaine Nekritz, Robyn Gabel, Naomi D. Jakobsson, Scott Drury, Camille Y. Lilly, Laura Fine and Elizabeth Hernandez

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. Iris Y. Martinez - Heather A. Steans - Michael W. Frerichs)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  7/7/2014HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 98-0696

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
10 ILCS 5/11-4.1from Ch. 46, par. 11-4.1


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Election Code. Provides that every school board shall offer to the appropriate officer or board having responsibility for providing polling places for elections the use of any and all buildings under its jurisdiction for any and all elections to be held, if so requested by such appropriate officer or board. Provides that, for the day of the election, a school district is encouraged to (i) close the school or (ii) hold a teachers institute on that day with students not in attendance.

House Committee Amendment No. 1
Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Election Code. Provides that a school district is encouraged to (i) close the school or (ii) hold a teachers institute on that day with students not in attendance for the day of an election. Provides that a government agency which makes a public building under its control available for use as a polling place shall allow the election authority to administer the election as authorized under the Code.

Senate Floor Amendment No. 1
Deletes reference to:
10 ILCS 5/11-4.1
Adds reference to:
New Act

Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Creates the Women's Health Referendum Act. Requires the State Board of Elections to cause a statewide advisory public question to be submitted to the voters at the November 4, 2014 general election asking whether any health insurance plan in Illinois that provides prescription drug coverage should be required to include prescription birth control as part of that coverage. Provides that if the provision of the Act conflicts with any other law, the Act controls. Repeals the Act on January 1, 2015. Effective immediately.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/14/2014HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Kelly M. Cassidy
  2/14/2014HouseFirst Reading
  2/14/2014HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  3/3/2014HouseAssigned to Executive Committee
  3/4/2014HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Kelly M. Cassidy
  3/4/2014HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  3/13/2014HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Executive Committee
  3/26/2014HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted in Executive Committee; by Voice Vote
  3/26/2014HouseDo Pass as Amended / Short Debate Executive Committee; 006-003-000
  3/26/2014HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  3/27/2014HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Arthur Turner
  3/27/2014HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  3/27/2014HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  4/2/2014HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 065-044-004
  4/2/2014SenateArrive in Senate
  4/2/2014SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading April 3, 2014
  4/2/2014SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. Heather A. Steans
  4/3/2014SenateFirst Reading
  4/3/2014SenateReferred to Assignments
  4/30/2014SenateAssigned to Executive
  5/8/2014SenateDo Pass Executive; 010-002-000
  5/8/2014SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading May 12, 2014
  5/15/2014SenateSecond Reading
  5/15/2014SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 19, 2014
  5/23/2014SenateRule 2-10 Committee/3rd Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2014
  5/28/2014SenateAlternate Chief Sponsor Changed to Sen. Iris Y. Martinez
  5/28/2014SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Iris Y. Martinez
  5/28/2014SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Referred to Assignments
  5/28/2014SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Heather A. Steans
  5/28/2014SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Michael W. Frerichs
  5/28/2014SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Assignments Refers to Executive
  5/28/2014SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Recommend Do Adopt Executive; 010-003-002
  5/29/2014SenateRecalled to Second Reading
  5/29/2014SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Adopted; Martinez
  5/29/2014SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading
  5/29/2014SenateThird Reading - Passed; 031-018-000
  5/29/2014HouseArrived in House
  5/29/2014HousePlaced on Calendar Order of Concurrence Senate Amendment(s) 1
  5/29/2014HouseSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Motion Filed Concur Rep. Kelly M. Cassidy
  5/29/2014HouseSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Referred to Rules Committee
  5/29/2014HouseSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Rules Referred to Judiciary
  5/30/2014HouseSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Recommends Be Adopted Judiciary; 010-006-000
  5/30/2014HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Cynthia Soto
  5/30/2014HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Ann Williams
  5/30/2014HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Maria Antonia Berrios
  5/30/2014HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Robert F. Martwick
  5/30/2014HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Silvana Tabares
  5/30/2014HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Daniel J. Burke
  5/30/2014HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Barbara Flynn Currie
  5/30/2014HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Sara Feigenholtz
  5/30/2014HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Carol A. Sente
  5/30/2014HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Mike Smiddy
  5/30/2014HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Elaine Nekritz
  5/30/2014HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Robyn Gabel
  5/30/2014HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Naomi D. Jakobsson
  5/30/2014HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Scott Drury
  5/30/2014HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Camille Y. Lilly
  5/30/2014HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Laura Fine
  5/30/2014HouseSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 House Concurs 062-048-000
  5/30/2014HouseVerified
  5/30/2014HouseHouse Concurs
  5/30/2014HousePassed Both Houses
  5/30/2014HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Elizabeth Hernandez
  6/27/2014HouseSent to the Governor
  7/7/2014HouseGovernor Approved
  7/7/2014HouseEffective Date July 7, 2014
  7/7/2014HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 98-0696

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