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 Bill Status of HB4944  101st General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Joyce Mason, Gregory Harris and Jonathan "Yoni" Pizer

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/13/2021HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
5 ILCS 70/1.43 new

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Statute on Statutes. Provides that, in determining the meaning of any statute or rule or interpretation by the various administrative agencies of this State, for purposes of determining eligibility for any veterans benefit available from the State, the words "honorable discharge" and "honorably discharged" include a discharge under other than honorable conditions due to post-traumatic stress disorder, traumatic brain injury, status as a survivor of sexual assault or harassment, LGBTQ-related issues, or mental health issues, but do not include a bad conduct discharge or a dishonorable discharge.

DateChamber Action
  2/13/2020HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Joyce Mason
  2/18/2020HouseFirst Reading
  2/18/2020HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  3/12/2020HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Gregory Harris
  3/12/2020HouseAssigned to Veterans' Affairs Committee
  5/22/2020HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jonathan "Yoni" Pizer
  6/23/2020HouseRule 19(b) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  1/13/2021HouseSession Sine Die

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