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 Bill Status of HB5455  96th General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. John E. Bradley

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/11/2011HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
20 ILCS 3305/14.5 new

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Illinois Emergency Management Agency Act. Creates the Radio Amateur Civil Emergency Service (RACES), within the Illinois Emergency Management Agency, to provide emergency communications service in the State. Requires the Director of the Illinois Emergency Management Agency to appoint a State RACES officer to serve as the point of contact between the Illinois Emergency Management Agency and the Illinois amateur radio community, appoint a Deputy State RACES officer, identify amateur radio operators to staff the State Emergency Operations Center when necessary, and serve other functions. Specifies the duties of the Regional RACES officers. Authorizes the appointment, and specifies the duties, of county and municipal RACES officers. Defines when RACES stations may be activated.

DateChamber Action
  2/4/2010HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. John E. Bradley
  2/5/2010HouseFirst Reading
  2/5/2010HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/17/2010HouseAssigned to State Government Administration Committee
  3/15/2010HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  1/11/2011HouseSession Sine Die

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