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 Bill Status of SB0866  100th General Assembly


Senate Sponsors
Sen. Thomas Cullerton - Omar Aquino - Iris Y. Martinez - Cristina Castro, William R. Haine and Michael E. Hastings

House Sponsors
(Rep. Stephanie A. Kifowit - Jerry Costello, II - Patricia R. Bellock - Linda Chapa LaVia - Brian W. Stewart, Martin J. Moylan, Silvana Tabares, Kelly M. Burke, Michael Halpin, Ann M. Williams, Michael P. McAuliffe, John C. D'Amico, La Shawn K. Ford, Randy E. Frese, Daniel Swanson and Michael D. Unes)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  8/11/2017SenatePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0084

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
20 ILCS 2805/2from Ch. 126 1/2, par. 67

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Department of Veterans Affairs Act. Provides that the Department of Veterans Affairs shall provide informational resources and education to veterans returning from deployment regarding service animals for individuals with disabilities including, but not limited to, resources and education on service animals that guide people who are blind, pull a wheelchair, alert a person with hearing loss, protect a person having a seizure, assist a person with a traumatic brain injury, and calm a person with post-traumatic stress disorder during an anxiety attack or psychiatric episode.

DateChamber Action
  2/7/2017SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Thomas Cullerton
  2/7/2017SenateFirst Reading
  2/7/2017SenateReferred to Assignments
  2/8/2017SenateAssigned to Veterans Affairs
  2/15/2017SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Omar Aquino
  2/16/2017SenatePostponed - Veterans Affairs
  2/16/2017SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Iris Y. Martinez
  2/27/2017SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. William R. Haine
  3/8/2017SenateDo Pass Veterans Affairs; 008-000-000
  3/8/2017SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading March 9, 2017
  3/15/2017SenateSecond Reading
  3/15/2017SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading March 16, 2017
  3/29/2017SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Cristina Castro
  4/26/2017SenateThird Reading - Passed; 058-000-000
  4/26/2017HouseArrived in House
  4/26/2017HouseChief House Sponsor Rep. Stephanie A. Kifowit
  4/26/2017HouseFirst Reading
  4/26/2017HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  5/3/2017HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Daniel J. Burke
  5/3/2017HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Martin J. Moylan
  5/3/2017HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Silvana Tabares
  5/3/2017HouseAlternate Co-Sponsor Removed Rep. Daniel J. Burke
  5/3/2017HouseAssigned to Veterans' Affairs Committee
  5/8/2017HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Kelly M. Burke
  5/11/2017HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Veterans' Affairs Committee; 009-000-000
  5/11/2017HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  5/16/2017HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Michael Halpin
  5/16/2017HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Ann M. Williams
  5/16/2017HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Michael P. McAuliffe
  5/16/2017HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. John C. D'Amico
  5/16/2017HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. La Shawn K. Ford
  5/16/2017HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Randy E. Frese
  5/16/2017HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Daniel Swanson
  5/16/2017HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Jerry Costello, II
  5/16/2017HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Michael D. Unes
  5/16/2017HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Linda Chapa LaVia
  5/16/2017HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Brian W. Stewart
  5/16/2017HouseAlternate Chief Co-Sponsor Removed Rep. Michael D. Unes
  5/18/2017HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  5/18/2017HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  5/18/2017HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Michael D. Unes
  5/18/2017HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Patricia R. Bellock
  5/19/2017HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 099-000-000
  5/19/2017SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Michael E. Hastings
  5/19/2017SenatePassed Both Houses
  6/16/2017SenateSent to the Governor
  8/11/2017SenateGovernor Approved
  8/11/2017SenateEffective Date January 1, 2018
  8/11/2017SenatePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0084

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