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 Bill Status of HB5015  102nd General Assembly


Short Description:  CREATE AMERICA 250 COMMISSION

House Sponsors
Rep. Edgar Gonzalez, Jr. - Emanuel Chris Welch - Stephanie A. Kifowit - Sue Scherer - Mary E. Flowers, William Davis, Lawrence Walsh, Jr., Carol Ammons and Natalie A. Manley

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. Doris Turner - Patricia Van Pelt, Patrick J. Joyce and Meg Loughran Cappel)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  5/27/2022HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0965

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act


Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Illinois America 250 Commission Act for the purpose of planning, promoting, and implementing appropriate commemoration of the 250th Anniversary of the founding of the United States of America. Requires the Illinois America 250 Commission to develop, encourage, and execute an inclusive commemoration and observance of the founding of the United States of America and Illinois' imperative role in the nation's history. Provides that the Illinois America 250 Commission shall consist of specified voting members. Authorizes the Illinois America 250 Commission to cooperate with the United States Semiquincentennial Commission and various State agencies, other states, tribal nations, and national, State, and local organizations. Provides that the Commission shall be housed within the Illinois State Museum. Authorizes fundraising. Provides reporting requirements. Provides that the Commission and its advisory committees shall be dissolved on June 1, 2027, and repeals the Act on January 1, 2028. Effective immediately.

Senate Floor Amendment No. 2
Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Reinserts the provisions of the engrossed bill with the following changes. Provides that the membership of the Illinois America 250 Commission shall include one member representing a statewide organization of municipalities. Makes grammatical and typographical corrections.

Senate Floor Amendment No. 3
Replaces everything after the enacting clause with the provisions of the engrossed bill, and makes the following changes. Makes changes to the specified members of the Illinois America 250 Commission. Provides that the Governor shall appoint the Chair of the Commission (rather than requiring the Director of the Illinois State Museum to serve as Chair). Requires the Governor's office, with the assistance of the Chair of the Commission and the Illinois State Museum, to ensure that 60% of the appointed members of the Commission consist of people who represent historically excluded and marginalized communities. Creates the Illinois America 250 Commission Trust Fund as a non-appropriated trust fund to be held outside of the State treasury, with the State Treasurer as custodian, and authorizes the Commission to accept monetary gifts and grants from any public or private source, which shall be held in the Illinois America 250 Commission Trust Fund, and to accept in-kind gifts (rather than authorizing the Commission to solicit, accept, use, and dispose of donations, funds, and gifts, in conformance with public ethics laws, to support the purposes and goals of the Commission). Provides that upon dissolution of the Commission, any assets remaining in the Illinois America 250 Commission Trust Fund shall be deposited into the General Revenue Fund. Makes grammatical and typographical corrections. Effective immediately.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  1/26/2022HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Edgar Gonzalez, Jr.
  1/27/2022HouseFirst Reading
  1/27/2022HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/9/2022HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Emanuel Chris Welch
  2/9/2022HouseAssigned to State Government Administration Committee
  2/15/2022HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. William Davis
  2/15/2022HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Stephanie A. Kifowit
  2/15/2022HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Sue Scherer
  2/15/2022HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Mary E. Flowers
  2/16/2022HouseDo Pass / Consent Calendar State Government Administration Committee; 008-000-000
  2/17/2022HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Lawrence Walsh, Jr.
  2/17/2022HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Consent Calendar
  2/23/2022HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Carol Ammons
  2/28/2022HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Natalie A. Manley
  3/1/2022HouseSecond Reading - Consent Calendar
  3/1/2022HouseHeld on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Consent Calendar
  3/2/2022HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Consent Calendar
  3/3/2022HouseThird Reading - Consent Calendar - First Day
  3/4/2022HouseThird Reading - Consent Calendar - Passed 104-000-000
  3/7/2022SenateArrive in Senate
  3/7/2022SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading
  3/7/2022SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. Doris Turner
  3/7/2022SenateFirst Reading
  3/7/2022SenateReferred to Assignments
  3/16/2022SenateAssigned to State Government
  3/18/2022SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Doris Turner
  3/18/2022SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Assignments
  3/22/2022SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Assignments Refers to State Government
  3/23/2022SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Patrick J. Joyce
  3/23/2022SenateDo Pass State Government; 008-000-000
  3/23/2022SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading
  3/23/2022SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Meg Loughran Cappel
  3/24/2022SenateSecond Reading
  3/24/2022SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading March 25, 2022
  3/25/2022SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Doris Turner
  3/25/2022SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Referred to Assignments
  3/28/2022SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Assignments Refers to State Government
  3/30/2022SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Patricia Van Pelt
  3/30/2022SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Recommend Do Adopt State Government; 009-000-000
  3/31/2022SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 3 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Doris Turner
  3/31/2022SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 3 Referred to Assignments
  4/1/2022SenateRule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As April 8, 2022
  4/4/2022SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 3 Assignments Refers to State Government
  4/5/2022SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 3 Recommend Do Adopt State Government; 008-000-000
  4/6/2022SenateRecalled to Second Reading
  4/6/2022SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Adopted; D. Turner
  4/6/2022SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 3 Adopted; D. Turner
  4/6/2022SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading
  4/6/2022SenateThird Reading - Passed; 052-000-000
  4/6/2022SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Tabled Pursuant to Rule 5-4(a)
  4/6/2022HouseArrived in House
  4/6/2022HousePlaced on Calendar Order of Concurrence Senate Amendment(s) 2, 3
  4/6/2022HouseSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Motion Filed Concur Rep. Edgar Gonzalez, Jr.
  4/6/2022HouseSenate Floor Amendment No. 3 Motion Filed Concur Rep. Edgar Gonzalez, Jr.
  4/6/2022HouseSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Motion to Concur Referred to Rules Committee
  4/6/2022HouseSenate Floor Amendment No. 3 Motion to Concur Referred to Rules Committee
  4/7/2022HouseSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Motion to Concur Rules Referred to State Government Administration Committee
  4/7/2022HouseSenate Floor Amendment No. 3 Motion to Concur Rules Referred to State Government Administration Committee
  4/7/2022HouseSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Motion to Concur Recommends Be Adopted State Government Administration Committee; 008-000-000
  4/7/2022HouseSenate Floor Amendment No. 3 Motion to Concur Recommends Be Adopted State Government Administration Committee; 008-000-000
  4/7/2022HouseSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 House Concurs 112-000-000
  4/7/2022HouseSenate Floor Amendment No. 3 House Concurs 112-000-000
  4/7/2022HouseHouse Concurs
  4/7/2022HousePassed Both Houses
  5/6/2022HouseSent to the Governor
  5/27/2022HouseGovernor Approved
  5/27/2022HouseEffective Date May 27, 2022
  5/27/2022HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0965

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