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 Bill Status of HB2179  95th General Assembly

Short Description:  VETERANS-TECH

House Sponsors
Rep. Linda Chapa LaVia - Michael P. McAuliffe - Patricia R. Bellock - Al Riley - Mike Boland, Donald L. Moffitt, Kevin A. McCarthy, Esther Golar, Mike Bost, Lisa M. Dugan, Robert F. Flider, JoAnn D. Osmond, Brandon W. Phelps, Aaron Schock, Jack D. Franks, John A. Fritchey, LaShawn K. Ford and Jack McGuire

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. Deanna Demuzio - Jacqueline Y. Collins - Linda Holmes - Dan Kotowski - Michael Noland)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/13/2009HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
330 ILCS 65/1from Ch. 126 1/2, par. 58

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Disabled Veterans Housing Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning eligibility for certain services.

House Floor Amendment No. 1
Deletes reference to:
330 ILCS 65/1
Adds reference to:
20 ILCS 2805/2from Ch. 126 1/2, par. 67

Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Department of Veterans Affairs Act. Provides that the Department shall create and administer a suicide prevention program for veterans of the armed forces, including redeployed veterans of the Illinois National Guard. Provides that the program shall become operational within 100 days after the effective date of this amendatory Act. Provides that the program's primary goal shall be to address and reduce the incidence of suicide and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder among veterans of the military and the National Guard. Describes services that the program must provide. Requires the Director of the Department to submit an annual report to the members of the General Assembly. Requires the Department of Military Affairs to disseminate information regarding the suicide prevention program to all redeployed members of the Illinois National Guard within 72 hours after their redeployment.

DateChamber Action
  2/26/2007HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Michael J. Madigan
  2/26/2007HouseChief Co-Sponsor Rep. Barbara Flynn Currie
  2/26/2007HouseChief Co-Sponsor Rep. Michael P. McAuliffe
  2/26/2007HouseFirst Reading
  2/26/2007HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  3/1/2007HouseAssigned to Executive Committee
  3/14/2007HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Executive Committee; 013-000-000
  3/14/2007HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  4/24/2007HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Linda Chapa LaVia
  4/24/2007HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  4/25/2007HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Veterans Affairs Committee
  4/25/2007HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Recommends Be Adopted Veterans Affairs Committee; 008-000-000
  4/25/2007HouseRemove Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Barbara Flynn Currie
  4/25/2007HouseChief Sponsor Changed to Rep. Linda Chapa LaVia
  4/25/2007HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Donald L. Moffitt
  4/25/2007HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Kevin A. McCarthy
  4/25/2007HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Esther Golar
  4/25/2007HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Mike Bost
  4/25/2007HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Lisa M. Dugan
  4/25/2007HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Robert F. Flider
  4/25/2007HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. JoAnn D. Osmond
  4/25/2007HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Brandon W. Phelps
  4/25/2007HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Aaron Schock
  4/25/2007HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  4/25/2007HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Adopted by Voice Vote
  4/25/2007HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  4/26/2007HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Patricia R. Bellock
  4/26/2007HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 116-000-000
  4/26/2007HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Al Riley
  4/26/2007HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jack D. Franks
  4/26/2007HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. John A. Fritchey
  4/26/2007HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. LaShawn K. Ford
  4/26/2007HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jack McGuire
  4/26/2007HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Mike Boland
  5/1/2007SenateArrive in Senate
  5/1/2007SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading
  5/1/2007SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. Deanna Demuzio
  5/1/2007SenateFirst Reading
  5/1/2007SenateReferred to Rules
  5/2/2007SenateAssigned to State Government and Veterans Affairs
  5/8/2007SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Jacqueline Y. Collins
  5/10/2007SenateDo Pass State Government and Veterans Affairs; 007-000-000
  5/10/2007SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading May 15, 2007
  5/24/2007SenateSecond Reading
  5/24/2007SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 25, 2007
  5/24/2007SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Linda Holmes
  5/24/2007SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Dan Kotowski
  5/25/2007SenateRule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2007
  5/28/2007SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Michael Noland
  5/31/2007SenateRule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As December 31, 2007
  12/3/2007SenatePursuant to Senate Rule 3-9(b) / Referred to Rules
  5/15/2008SenateRule 2-10 Committee Deadline Established As May 22, 2008; Substantive House Bills Out of Committee
  5/31/2008SenateRule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As January 13, 2009
  1/13/2009HouseSession Sine Die

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