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 Bill Status of HB2909 General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Frances Ann Hurley - Robert Martwick - Michael J. Zalewski

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. Don Harmon)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/13/2021HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
40 ILCS 5/6-165.3 new
30 ILCS 805/8.43 new

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Chicago Firefighter Article of the Illinois Pension Code. Provides that if the city discontinues the use of specified property as an academy for the training of firefighters, the city shall, as soon as practicable, transfer that property to the Fund. Provides that the transferred property shall be considered an asset of the Fund, but shall not be considered as part of the city's required contribution to the Fund in any year. Provides that in administering the asset, the Fund shall exercise its fiduciary duties. Provides that, in accordance with those fiduciary duties, the Fund shall prioritize uses that add value to the Chicago Fire Department and its membership. Amends the State Mandates Act to require implementation without reimbursement by the State. Effective immediately.

House Floor Amendment No. 1
Adds reference to:
35 ILCS 200/9-195.1 new

Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Reinserts the provisions of the introduced bill. Adds provisions amending the Property Tax Code. Provides that, if the property referenced in the introduced bill is transferred to the Firemen's Annuity and Benefit Fund and the Fund subsequently leases the property to an entity whose property is not exempt, then the leasehold estate and the appurtenances shall be listed as the property of the lessee or his or her assignee, and the lessee shall be liable for the property taxes. Provides that the Fund may not sell the property without the affirmative vote of the three-fifths of the members of the board of trustees of the Fund. Preempts home rule powers. Effective immediately.

DateChamber Action
  2/14/2019HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Robert Martwick
  2/14/2019HouseFirst Reading
  2/14/2019HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/26/2019HouseAssigned to Personnel & Pensions Committee
  3/28/2019HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Michael J. Zalewski
  3/28/2019HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Personnel & Pensions Committee; 009-000-000
  3/29/2019HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  4/9/2019HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Robert Martwick
  4/9/2019HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  4/9/2019HouseChief Sponsor Changed to Rep. Frances Ann Hurley
  4/9/2019HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Robert Martwick
  4/10/2019HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Personnel & Pensions Committee
  4/10/2019HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  4/10/2019HouseHeld on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Short Debate
  4/11/2019HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Recommends Be Adopted Personnel & Pensions Committee; 006-000-000
  4/11/2019HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Adopted
  4/11/2019HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  4/11/2019HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 104-010-000
  4/12/2019SenateArrive in Senate
  4/12/2019SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading
  4/12/2019SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. John G. Mulroe
  4/12/2019SenateFirst Reading
  4/12/2019SenateReferred to Assignments
  5/28/2019SenateRule 2-10 Committee/3rd Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2019
  5/28/2019SenateAssigned to Executive
  5/28/2019SenateWaive Posting Notice
  5/29/2019SenatePostponed - Executive
  5/29/2019SenateWaive Posting Notice
  5/29/2019SenatePostponed - Executive
  5/31/2019SenateRule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments
  6/21/2019SenateAlternate Chief Sponsor Changed to Sen. John J. Cullerton
  1/20/2020SenateAlternate Chief Sponsor Changed to Sen. Don Harmon
  1/13/2021HouseSession Sine Die

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