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 Bill Status of SB1493  102nd General Assembly


Short Description:  COURT CLAIMS-GOLD STAR PROGRAM

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Louis S. Viverito - Kwame Raoul - Michael Noland - William R. Haine, Antonio Muñoz, Dale A. Righter, Terry Link, Kirk W. Dillard, Ira I. Silverstein and Randall M. Hultgren

House Sponsors
(Rep. Michael J. Zalewski - Jack D. Franks - Linda Chapa LaVia - Keith Farnham - Donald L. Moffitt and Jehan A. Gordon)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  8/17/2009SenatePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 96-0541

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
705 ILCS 505/9.5 new


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Court of Claims Act. Provides statements in a preamble concerning assisting Gold Star families. Provides for the Court of Claims to establish a Gold Star Families Assistance Program to access needs and provide information including a toll free helpline, regarding filing and claims pursuant to the Line of Duty Compensation Act. Defines "Gold Star Family" as the family members of an individual who was killed in the line of duty and who was employed or serving in a capacity defined in the Line of Duty Compensation Act. Provides that the Court of Claims will report annually to the Governor, both houses of the General Assembly, and Department of Veterans' Affairs information concerning the number of Line of Duty Compensation Act claims filed, approved, and pending.

House Floor Amendment No. 1
Further amends the Court of Claims Act. Provides for the Court of Claims to establish a Gold Star and Fallen Heroes (instead of Gold Star) Families Assistance Program to assess needs and provide information including a toll free helpline, regarding filing and claims pursuant to the Line of Duty Compensation Act.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/18/2009SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Louis S. Viverito
  2/18/2009SenateFirst Reading
  2/18/2009SenateReferred to Assignments
  2/25/2009SenateAssigned to Judiciary
  2/26/2009SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Antonio Muñoz
  2/27/2009SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Dale A. Righter
  2/27/2009SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Kwame Raoul
  2/27/2009SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Michael Noland
  2/27/2009SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Terry Link
  3/4/2009SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. William R. Haine
  3/5/2009SenateDo Pass Judiciary; 009-000-000
  3/5/2009SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading March 6, 2009
  3/5/2009SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Kirk W. Dillard
  3/5/2009SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Ira I. Silverstein
  3/31/2009SenateSecond Reading
  3/31/2009SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading April 1, 2009
  4/2/2009SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Randall M. Hultgren
  4/2/2009SenateThird Reading - Passed; 058-000-000
  4/3/2009HouseArrived in House
  4/3/2009HousePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading
  4/3/2009HouseChief House Sponsor Rep. Michael J. Zalewski
  4/6/2009HouseFirst Reading
  4/6/2009HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  4/20/2009HouseAssigned to Veterans' Affairs Committee
  4/30/2009HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Jehan A. Gordon
  4/30/2009HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Jack D. Franks
  4/30/2009HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Linda Chapa LaVia
  4/30/2009HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Keith Farnham
  5/5/2009HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Veterans' Affairs Committee; 021-000-000
  5/5/2009HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  5/6/2009HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Donald L. Moffitt
  5/6/2009HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  5/6/2009HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  5/6/2009HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Donald L. Moffitt
  5/6/2009HouseAlternate Co-Sponsor Removed Rep. Donald L. Moffitt
  5/7/2009HouseRecalled to Second Reading - Short Debate
  5/7/2009HouseHeld on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Short Debate
  5/8/2009HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Michael J. Zalewski
  5/8/2009HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  5/18/2009HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Recommends Be Adopted Rules Committee; 004-000-000
  5/18/2009HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  5/18/2009HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  5/18/2009HouseRecalled to Second Reading - Short Debate
  5/18/2009HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Adopted by Voice Vote
  5/18/2009HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  5/19/2009HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 116-000-000
  5/20/2009SenateSecretary's Desk - Concurrence House Amendment(s) 1
  5/20/2009SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of Concurrence House Amendment(s) 1 - May 21, 2009
  5/20/2009SenateHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Filed with Secretary Sen. Louis S. Viverito
  5/20/2009SenateHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Referred to Assignments
  5/22/2009SenateHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Assignments Referred to Judiciary
  5/26/2009SenateHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Motion To Concur Recommended Do Adopt Judiciary; 010-000-000
  5/27/2009SenateHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Senate Concurs 059-000-000
  5/27/2009SenatePassed Both Houses
  6/25/2009SenateSent to the Governor
  8/17/2009SenateGovernor Approved
  8/17/2009SenateEffective Date January 1, 2010
  8/17/2009SenatePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 96-0541

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