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 Bill Status of HB5696  102nd General Assembly


Short Description:  ST CAPITOL MONUMENT-MLK STATUE

House Sponsors
Rep. Mary E. Flowers

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  2/17/2022HouseReferred to Rules Committee

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
25 ILCS 130/8A-35
25 ILCS 130/8A-60 new


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Legislative Commission Reorganization Act of 1984. Provides that the Architect of the Capitol is authorized and empowered to secure designs for a statue of the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., to be erected on the grounds of the State Capitol Complex. Establishes the Illinois State Capitol Statue and Monument Commission to review and advise the Architect of the Capitol on a design for a statue of the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Provides for membership of the Commission. Provides further requirements concerning Commission meetings, compensation, and administrative support. Provides that the Commission shall be dissolved upon the placement of the statue. Provides that the Architect of the Capitol is authorized and empowered to acquire, erect on the grounds of the State Capitol Complex, and maintain the statue of the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. from a design based upon the advice provided by the Illinois State Capitol Statue and Monument Commission. Provides for the placement and unveiling of the statue within a reasonable period of time after the effective date of the amendatory Act, but no later than January 1, 2025. Provides funding for the payment of expenses associated with the placement of the statue from the Capitol Restoration Trust Fund. Repeals provisions on January 1, 2026.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/17/2022HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Mary E. Flowers
  2/17/2022HouseFirst Reading
  2/17/2022HouseReferred to Rules Committee

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