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 Bill Status of HB0835  102nd General Assembly


Short Description:  LAWYER ASSISTANCE PROG - ADMIN

House Sponsors
Rep. Michael Halpin, Curtis J. Tarver, II, Terra Costa Howard and Dan Ugaste

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. Elgie R. Sims, Jr. - John Connor - Kimberly A. Lightford, Rachelle Crowe and Mattie Hunter)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  7/30/2021HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0190

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
30 ILCS 105/5.586 rep.
705 ILCS 235/15
705 ILCS 235/30 new
705 ILCS 235/5 rep.
705 ILCS 235/10 rep.
705 ILCS 235/20 rep.
705 ILCS 235/25 rep.


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Lawyers' Assistance Program Act and the State Finance Act. Repeals provisions concerning: the definition of "lawyers' assistance program"; support for lawyers' assistance programs; creation of the Lawyers' Assistance Program Fund; program funding; and powers of the Supreme Court. Provides for the transfer of the balance of the money in the Lawyers' Assistance Program Fund to the Attorney Registration and Disciplinary Commission. Provides that the Lawyers' Assistance Program Act is repealed in its entirety on July 1, 2022. Effective January 1, 2022.

House Committee Amendment No. 1
Replaces everything after the enacting clause with the provisions of the introduced bill, and makes the following changes: (1) provides that the Lawyers' Assistance Program Fund shall be dissolved as soon as practical after the required transfers are made; and (2) changes the effective date to provide that the Act is effective January 1, 2022, except that the provisions amending the State Finance Act take effect July 1, 2022.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/9/2021HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Michael Halpin
  2/10/2021HouseFirst Reading
  2/10/2021HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  3/2/2021HouseAssigned to Judiciary - Civil Committee
  3/12/2021HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Michael Halpin
  3/12/2021HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  3/16/2021HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Judiciary - Civil Committee
  3/16/2021HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted in Judiciary - Civil Committee; by Voice Vote
  3/16/2021HouseDo Pass as Amended / Consent Calendar Judiciary - Civil Committee; 016-000-000
  3/17/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Curtis J. Tarver, II
  3/17/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Terra Costa Howard
  3/17/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Dan Ugaste
  3/18/2021HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Consent Calendar
  4/14/2021HouseSecond Reading - Consent Calendar
  4/14/2021HouseHeld on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Consent Calendar
  4/14/2021HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Consent Calendar
  4/16/2021HouseThird Reading - Consent Calendar - First Day
  4/21/2021HouseThird Reading - Consent Calendar - Passed 117-000-000
  4/21/2021SenateArrive in Senate
  4/21/2021SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading April 22, 2021
  4/27/2021SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. Elgie R. Sims, Jr.
  4/27/2021SenateFirst Reading
  4/27/2021SenateReferred to Assignments
  4/27/2021SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. John Connor
  4/28/2021SenateAssigned to Judiciary
  5/5/2021SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Rachelle Crowe
  5/12/2021SenateDo Pass Judiciary; 007-000-000
  5/12/2021SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading May 13, 2021
  5/13/2021SenateSecond Reading
  5/13/2021SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 14, 2021
  5/13/2021SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Mattie Hunter
  5/13/2021SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Kimberly A. Lightford
  5/24/2021SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading ** May 25, 2021
  5/27/2021SenateThird Reading - Passed; 057-000-000
  5/27/2021HousePassed Both Houses
  6/23/2021HouseSent to the Governor
  7/30/2021HouseGovernor Approved
  7/30/2021HouseEffective Date January 1, 2022; - Some Provisions Effective July 01, 2022
  7/30/2021HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0190

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