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 Bill Status of SB0524  93rd General Assembly


Senate Sponsors
Sen. Lawrence M. Walsh - John M. Sullivan

House Sponsors
(Rep. Donald L. Moffitt - Eddie Washington - Mike Bost - Michael K. Smith - Mike Boland, Thomas Holbrook, Brandon W. Phelps, Kevin A. McCarthy, Patrick Verschoore, Gary Forby and William J. Grunloh)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  8/25/2003SenatePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 93-0589

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
70 ILCS 705/6from Ch. 127 1/2, par. 26

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Fire Protection District Act. Provides that, to encourage continued service with the district, the board of trustees of a fire protection district has the express power to award monetary incentives, not to exceed $240 per year, to volunteer firefighters of the district. Provides that to be eligible for the incentives, the volunteer firefighters must have at least 5 years of service with the district. Provides that the amount of the incentives may not be greater than 2% of the annual levy amount when all incentive awards are combined.

House Floor Amendment No. 1
Adds reference to:
70 ILCS 705/16.06from Ch. 127 1/2, par. 37.06

Further amends the Fire Protection District Act. Provides that no person shall be appointed to the fire department unless that person is of good character and has not been convicted of a felony in Illinois, convicted in another jurisdiction for conduct that would be a felony under Illinois law, or convicted of a crime involving moral turpitude. Prohibits disqualification from appointment to the fire department because of a record of misdemeanor convictions, with certain exceptions.

DateChamber Action
  2/18/2003SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Lawrence M. Walsh
  2/18/2003SenateFirst Reading
  2/18/2003SenateReferred to Rules
  2/19/2003SenateAssigned to Local Government
  2/26/2003SenateDo Pass Local Government; 006-000-000
  2/27/2003SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading February 28, 2003
  3/5/2003SenateSecond Reading
  3/5/2003SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading March 6, 2003
  3/20/2003SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. John M. Sullivan
  3/20/2003SenateThird Reading - Passed; 056-000-000
  3/20/2003HouseArrived in House
  3/20/2003HousePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading
  3/21/2003HouseChief House Sponsor Rep. Donald L. Moffitt
  3/21/2003HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Eddie Washington
  3/21/2003HouseFirst Reading
  3/21/2003HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  3/25/2003HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Mike Bost
  3/25/2003HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Michael K. Smith
  3/25/2003HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Mike Boland
  3/25/2003HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Thomas Holbrook
  3/25/2003HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Brandon W. Phelps
  3/31/2003HouseAssigned to Local Government Committee
  4/4/2003HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Kevin A. McCarthy
  4/14/2003HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Patrick Verschoore
  4/16/2003HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Gary Forby
  5/2/2003HouseCommittee/3rd Reading Deadline Extended-Rule 9(b); May 31, 2003
  5/9/2003HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Local Government Committee; 013-000-000
  5/9/2003HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  5/9/2003HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Thomas Holbrook
  5/9/2003HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  5/13/2003HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Local Government Committee
  5/14/2003HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Recommends Be Adopted Local Government Committee; 012-000-000
  5/14/2003HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. William J. Grunloh
  5/15/2003HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  5/15/2003HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Adopted by Voice Vote
  5/15/2003HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  5/20/2003HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 115-000-000
  5/21/2003SenateSecretary's Desk - Concurrence House Amendment(s) 01
  5/21/2003SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of Concurrence House Amendment(s) 01 - May 22, 2003.
  5/22/2003SenateHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Filed with Secretary Sen. Lawrence M. Walsh
  5/22/2003SenateHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Referred to Rules
  5/28/2003SenateHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Rules Referred to Local Government
  5/28/2003SenateHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Be Adopted Local Government; 006-000-000
  5/29/2003SenateHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Senate Concurs 059-000-000
  5/29/2003SenatePassed Both Houses
  6/27/2003SenateSent to the Governor
  8/25/2003SenateGovernor Approved
  8/25/2003SenateEffective Date January 1, 2004
  8/25/2003SenatePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 93-0589

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