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 Bill Status of HB5157  102nd General Assembly


Short Description:  ARBITRATION-SEAMAN RR EMPLOYEE

House Sponsors
Rep. Jay C. Hoffman

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. Frank C. Watson)

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

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
710 ILCS 5/1from Ch. 10, par. 101


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Uniform Arbitration Act. Provides that no agreement to arbitrate any liability arising out of the employment of a seaman, master, vessel crew member, or railroad employee is binding or enforceable. Effective immediately.

House Floor Amendment No. 1
Further amends the Uniform Arbitration Act. Provides that an agreement or contract provision to submit a controversy to arbitration is valid, except that no agreement to arbitrate any liability associated with or arising out of the employment of any seaman, master, or member of the crew of any vessel (instead of any seaman, master, or member of the crew of any vessel or railroad employee) is binding or enforceable.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/14/2008HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Jay C. Hoffman
  2/14/2008HouseFirst Reading
  2/14/2008HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  3/3/2008HouseAssigned to Judiciary I - Civil Law Committee
  3/12/2008HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Judiciary I - Civil Law Committee; 014-000-000
  3/12/2008HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  3/13/2008HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Jay C. Hoffman
  3/13/2008HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  3/24/2008HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Recommends Be Adopted Rules Committee; 003-000-000
  4/18/2008HouseFinal Action Deadline Extended-9(b) May 9, 2008
  5/7/2008HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  5/7/2008HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Adopted by Voice Vote
  5/7/2008HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  5/9/2008HouseFinal Action Deadline Extended-9(b) May 23, 2008
  5/22/2008HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 110-000-000
  5/23/2008SenateArrive in Senate
  5/23/2008SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading May 27, 2008
  5/23/2008SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. Frank C. Watson
  5/31/2008SenateFirst Reading
  5/31/2008SenateReferred to Rules
  1/13/2009HouseSession Sine Die

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