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 Bill Status of HB5787  102nd General Assembly

Short Description:  COVID-19 DEATH BENEFIT

House Sponsors
Rep. Thaddeus Jones - Mary E. Flowers

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

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
705 ILCS 505/9.7 new
820 ILCS 315/2from Ch. 48, par. 282
820 ILCS 315/3from Ch. 48, par. 283
820 ILCS 315/4from Ch. 48, par. 284

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Court of Claims Act. Creates the COVID-19 Family Assistance Program. Provides for the Court of Claims to administer a program for the payment of $50,000 to families of persons who die because of COVID-19. Authorizes the Court of Claims to issue rules necessary for the administration of the Program. Requires annual reports to the Governor and General Assembly. Amends the Line of Duty Compensation Act. Creates a benefit of $100,000 for health care workers who die as a result of COVID-19. Defines terms. Effective immediately.

DateChamber Action
  5/21/2020HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Thaddeus Jones
  5/22/2020HouseFirst Reading
  5/22/2020HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  8/31/2020HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Mary E. Flowers
  1/13/2021HouseSession Sine Die

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