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 Bill Status of HB5445  93rd General Assembly

Short Description:  EMPLOYMENT-TECH

House Sponsors
Rep. Richard T. Bradley - Patrick Verschoore - Linda Chapa LaVia and Jack D. Franks

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. Iris Y. Martinez - Denny Jacobs)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/11/2005HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
820 ILCS 140/1from Ch. 48, par. 8a

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the One Day Rest In Seven Act. Makes a stylistic change in provisions concerning definitions.

House Committee Amendment No. 1
Deletes reference to:
820 ILCS 140/1
Adds reference to:
5 ILCS 315/2.5 new
5 ILCS 315/3from Ch. 48, par. 1603
5 ILCS 315/4from Ch. 48, par. 1604
705 ILCS 70/1from Ch. 37, par. 651
705 ILCS 70/3from Ch. 37, par. 653
705 ILCS 70/4from Ch. 37, par. 654
705 ILCS 70/4.1from Ch. 37, par. 654.1
705 ILCS 70/5from Ch. 37, par. 655
705 ILCS 70/6from Ch. 37, par. 656
705 ILCS 70/7from Ch. 37, par. 657
705 ILCS 70/8from Ch. 37, par. 658
705 ILCS 70/8.1 new
705 ILCS 75/4from Ch. 37, par. 664

Deletes everything. Amends the Illinois Public Labor Relations Act, the Court Reporters Act, and the Court Reporter Transcript Act. Provides that for the purposes of collective bargaining by court reporters, the State shall be divided into 3 groups. One group consists of the Cook County Judicial Circuit, one group consists of the 12th, 18th, and 19th judicial circuits, and one group consists of every other judicial circuit. Provides that in the groups with multiple circuits, the chief judges shall act by a majority vote. Provides that for purposes of establishing salaries, fringe benefits, holidays, vacations, and proficiency tests, each group shall make those decisions for court reporters within the group's jurisdiction. Provides that in establishing proficiency tests, the chief judges of one group shall consult the other groups. Provides that each chief judge retains the right to hire, appoint, promote, evaluate, discipline, and discharge the court reporters employed in his or her circuit. Sets forth findings and declarations concerning this amendatory Act. Provides that the Act shall be liberally construed. Provides that the provisions of the Act are severable. Effective immediately.

DateChamber Action
  2/6/2004HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Michael J. Madigan
  2/6/2004HouseFirst Reading
  2/6/2004HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/26/2004HouseAssigned to Executive Committee
  3/4/2004HouseCommittee Deadline Extended-Rule 9(b) April 2, 2004
  3/29/2004HouseChief Sponsor Changed to Rep. Richard T. Bradley
  3/31/2004HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Executive Committee
  3/31/2004HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted in Executive Committee; by Voice Vote
  3/31/2004HouseDo Pass as Amended / Short Debate Executive Committee; 011-000-000
  3/31/2004HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  3/31/2004HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Patrick Verschoore
  3/31/2004HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Linda Chapa LaVia
  3/31/2004HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  3/31/2004HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  4/2/2004HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jack D. Franks
  4/2/2004HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 117-000-000
  4/6/2004SenateArrive in Senate
  4/6/2004SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading April 20, 2004
  4/20/2004SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. Iris Y. Martinez
  4/20/2004SenateFirst Reading
  4/20/2004SenateReferred to Rules
  4/22/2004SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Denny Jacobs
  1/11/2005HouseSession Sine Die

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