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 Bill Status of HB0587  102nd General Assembly


Short Description:  LOCAL GOV FOREIGN FIRE INS

House Sponsors
Rep. Mike Bost

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. David Koehler, Dan Rutherford and Dale A. Righter)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  8/14/2009HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 96-0505

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
65 ILCS 5/11-10-2from Ch. 24, par. 11-10-2
70 ILCS 705/11i new
30 ILCS 805/8.33 new


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Illinois Municipal Code. Provides that a fire department foreign fire insurance board in a municipality with fewer than 500,000 (now, 250,000) inhabitants shall have 7 trustees, including the fire chief and 6 members of the fire department (now, the board is established by ordinances of the corporate authorities). Provides for an annual election of board officers. Provides that the annual municipal audit shall include funds appropriated to the board and shall determine whether the funds have been expended by the board only for the maintenance, use, and benefit of the department. Amends the Fire Protection District Act. Provides that in each fire protection district that has an organized fire department there shall be a foreign fire insurance board. Provides that the board shall have 7 trustees, including the fire chief and 6 members of the fire department. Provides that officers shall be elected annually. Authorizes the board to make rules. Provides that the treasurer must give a bond to the board. Provides that the board shall develop and maintain a list of items that are appropriate expenditures. Provides that the annual fire protection district audit shall include funds appropriated to the board and shall determine whether the funds have been expended by the board only for the maintenance, use, and benefit of the department. Makes other changes. Amends the State Mandates Act to require implementation without reimbursement. Effective immediately.

House Floor Amendment No. 1
Further amends the Illinois Municipal Code and the Fire Protection District Act. Provides that the annual municipal audit shall include funds appropriated to the foreign fire insurance board and shall determine whether the funds have been expended for specified purposes (now, properly appropriated to the board, held by the board, and expended by the board for specified purposes). Provides that the annual fire protection district audit shall include funds appropriated to the foreign fire insurance board and shall determine whether the funds have been expended for specified purposes (now, properly appropriated to the board, held by the board, and expended by the board for specified purposes). Specifies that a department foreign fire insurance board shall exist within the fire department of each fire protection district that has an organized fire department, "employs full-time firefighters, and is subject to a collective bargaining agreement".

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/5/2009HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Mike Bost
  2/6/2009HouseFirst Reading
  2/6/2009HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/11/2009HouseAssigned to Cities & Villages Committee
  2/18/2009HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Cities & Villages Committee; 007-001-000
  2/19/2009HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  2/24/2009HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  2/24/2009HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  2/24/2009HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Mike Bost
  2/24/2009HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  2/24/2009HouseRecalled to Second Reading - Short Debate
  2/24/2009HouseHeld on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Short Debate
  3/10/2009HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Recommends Be Adopted Rules Committee; 003-000-000
  3/17/2009HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  3/17/2009HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Adopted by Voice Vote
  3/17/2009HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  3/18/2009HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 116-000-000
  3/18/2009SenateArrive in Senate
  3/18/2009SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading
  3/18/2009SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. David Koehler
  3/18/2009SenateFirst Reading
  3/18/2009SenateReferred to Assignments
  4/22/2009SenateAssigned to Local Government
  4/29/2009SenateDo Pass Local Government; 006-002-000
  4/29/2009SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading April 30, 2009
  5/14/2009SenateSecond Reading
  5/14/2009SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 15, 2009
  5/18/2009SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Dan Rutherford
  5/19/2009SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Dale A. Righter
  5/19/2009SenateThird Reading - Passed; 046-010-000
  5/19/2009HousePassed Both Houses
  6/17/2009HouseSent to the Governor
  8/14/2009HouseGovernor Approved
  8/14/2009HouseEffective Date August 14, 2009
  8/14/2009HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 96-0505

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