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 Bill Status of HB0324  102nd General Assembly


Short Description:  ORGAN DONOR LEAVE ACT

House Sponsors
Rep. Robert Rita - Larry McKeon - Linda Chapa LaVia - Donald L. Moffitt - Mike Boland, Patrick J Verschoore and Jack McGuire

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. William R. Haine - Larry K. Bomke - Mattie Hunter and Edward D. Maloney)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  6/15/2005HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 94-0033

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
5 ILCS 327/5
5 ILCS 327/10
5 ILCS 327/20


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Organ Donor Leave Act. Provides that the Act applies to all public employers in the State and to all private employers in the State who have 15 or more employees (now, the Act applies only to any branch, department, board, committee, or commission of State government).

House Committee Amendment No. 1
Deletes reference to:
5 ILCS 327/5
5 ILCS 327/10
Adds reference to:
New Act

Deletes everything after the enacting clause. Creates the Employee Blood Donation Leave Act. Provides that on request, a participating employee of any unit of local government, board of election commissioners, or any private employer in the State who has 50 or more employees may be entitled to blood donation leave with pay of up to one hour to donate blood every 56 days in accordance with appropriate medical standards. Amends the Organ Donor Leave Act. Provides that the donations of blood platelets must be in accordance with appropriate medical standards established by the American Red Cross, America's Blood Centers, the American Association of Blood Banks, or other nationally-recognized standards (now, the American Red Cross or other nationally-recognized standards).

House Floor Amendment No. 2
Provides that the purpose of the Act is to provide time off with pay to allow employees of units of local governments, boards of election commissioners, or private employers in the State of Illinois to provide time off with pay to allow employees of units of local governments, boards of election commissioners, or private employers in the State of Illinois to donate blood.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  1/20/2005HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Robert Rita
  1/26/2005HouseFirst Reading
  1/26/2005HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  1/26/2005HouseAssigned to Labor Committee
  2/3/2005HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Larry McKeon
  2/17/2005HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Mike Boland
  2/24/2005HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Labor Committee
  2/24/2005HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted in Labor Committee; by Voice Vote
  2/24/2005HouseDo Pass as Amended / Short Debate Labor Committee; 020-000-000
  2/25/2005HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  3/2/2005HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Robert Rita
  3/2/2005HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Referred to Rules Committee
  3/8/2005HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Recommends Be Adopted Rules Committee; 004-000-000
  3/10/2005HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Linda Chapa LaVia
  3/10/2005HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Donald L. Moffitt
  3/10/2005HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Mike Boland
  3/10/2005HouseRemoved Co-Sponsor Rep. Mike Boland
  3/15/2005HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  3/15/2005HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Adopted by Voice Vote
  3/15/2005HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  3/17/2005HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 113-000-000
  3/17/2005HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Patrick J Verschoore
  3/17/2005HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jack McGuire
  3/17/2005SenateArrive in Senate
  3/17/2005SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading April 6, 2005
  3/23/2005SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. William R. Haine
  3/30/2005SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Edward D. Maloney
  4/6/2005SenateFirst Reading
  4/6/2005SenateReferred to Rules
  4/13/2005SenateAssigned to Labor
  4/21/2005SenateDo Pass Labor; 008-000-000
  4/21/2005SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading May 3, 2005
  5/4/2005SenateSecond Reading
  5/4/2005SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 5, 2005
  5/11/2005SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Larry K. Bomke
  5/11/2005SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Mattie Hunter
  5/11/2005SenateThird Reading - Passed; 056-000-001
  5/11/2005HousePassed Both Houses
  6/9/2005HouseSent to the Governor
  6/15/2005HouseGovernor Approved
  6/15/2005HouseEffective Date January 1, 2006
  6/15/2005HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 94-0033

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