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 Bill Status of HB5669  96th General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Tom Cross - Timothy L. Schmitz - Sidney H. Mathias - Elizabeth Coulson - David R. Leitch

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. Heather Steans - Edward D. Maloney - Jacqueline Y. Collins)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  7/22/2010HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 96-1168

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act

Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Secretary of State Special Needs Alert Act. Establishes the special needs alert database to ensure persons with disabilities, special needs, or both have the same access to public safety services as provided to all citizens. Provides that the special needs alert database shall be connected to the Secretary of State vehicle, driver, and identification card database in a manner that allows public safety workers to access information relating to the disability or special need of individual. Provides that any person holding a vehicle registration, State identification card, driver's license, instruction permit, or any other type of driving permit issued by the Secretary of State shall be afforded the opportunity to provide the Secretary of State, in a manner and form designated by the Secretary of State, disability or special needs information relating to the holder or any disabled or special needs individual that does not hold identification issued by the Secretary of State and for which the holder is the primary caregiver. Provides that the Secretary of State shall adopt rules to implement this Act. Contains provisions concerning data control and accessibility, confidentiality, liability, and duration, among others. Effective immediately.

House Committee Amendment No. 1
Deletes reference to:
New Act
Adds reference to:
15 ILCS 335/11A
625 ILCS 5/6-117.2

Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends provisions of the Illinois Identification Card Act and the Illinois Vehicle Code concerning the Secretary of State's emergency contact database. Defines "disability", "public safety worker", and "special needs individuals". Provides that law enforcement officers may share information contained in the emergency contact database, including disabilities and special needs information, with other public safety workers on scene, as needed to conduct official law enforcement duties. Provides that except for willful or wanton misconduct, neither the law enforcement officer, nor the law enforcement agency that employs the law enforcement officer, shall incur any liability relating to the reporting or use of the database during a motor vehicle accident or other emergency situation. Provides that except for willful or wanton misconduct, the Secretary of State shall not incur any liability relating to the reporting of disabilities or special needs individuals. Effective January 1, 2011.

DateChamber Action
  2/9/2010HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Tom Cross
  2/9/2010HouseChief Co-Sponsor Rep. Timothy L. Schmitz
  2/9/2010HouseFirst Reading
  2/9/2010HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/16/2010HouseAssigned to Disability Services Committee
  2/17/2010HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Sidney H. Mathias
  2/25/2010HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Elizabeth Coulson
  3/3/2010HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Disability Services Committee
  3/3/2010HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted in Disability Services Committee; by Voice Vote
  3/3/2010HouseDo Pass as Amended / Short Debate Disability Services Committee; 006-000-000
  3/3/2010HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  3/4/2010HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. David R. Leitch
  3/11/2010HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  3/11/2010HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  3/12/2010HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 102-000-000
  3/12/2010SenateArrive in Senate
  3/12/2010SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading March 15, 2010
  3/12/2010SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. Heather Steans
  3/15/2010SenateFirst Reading
  3/15/2010SenateReferred to Assignments
  4/6/2010SenateAssigned to Criminal Law
  4/14/2010SenateDo Pass Criminal Law; 008-000-000
  4/14/2010SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading April 15, 2010
  4/21/2010SenateSecond Reading
  4/21/2010SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading April 22, 2010
  4/27/2010SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Edward D. Maloney
  4/27/2010SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Jacqueline Y. Collins
  4/27/2010SenateThird Reading - Passed; 056-000-000
  4/27/2010HousePassed Both Houses
  5/26/2010HouseSent to the Governor
  7/22/2010HouseGovernor Approved
  7/22/2010HouseEffective Date January 1, 2011
  7/22/2010HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 96-1168

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