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 Bill Status of HB0477  103rd General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Dave Winters - Charles E. Jefferson - Jim Sacia - Ronald A. Wait

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. J. Bradley Burzynski)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  8/11/2009HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 96-0239

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
70 ILCS 805/3afrom Ch. 96 1/2, par. 6305
70 ILCS 805/3d new

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Downstate Forest Preserve District Act. Provides that, if the boundaries of a district are co-extensive with the boundaries of a county having a population of more than 200,000 but less than 800,000, bordering the State of Wisconsin but not adjoining any county with a population of over 2,000,000, then all commissioners of the forest preserve district shall be elected at large. Provides for the election of 7 commissioners. Specifies the terms and requirements of the commissioners. Provides the method for the filling of vacancies. Provides that the commissioners shall serve without compensation. Effective immediately.

DateChamber Action
  2/4/2009HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Dave Winters
  2/4/2009HouseFirst Reading
  2/4/2009HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/5/2009HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Charles E. Jefferson
  2/5/2009HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Jim Sacia
  2/5/2009HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Ronald A. Wait
  2/9/2009HouseAssigned to Counties & Townships Committee
  2/20/2009HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Counties & Townships Committee; 008-000-000
  2/20/2009HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  2/24/2009HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  2/24/2009HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  3/5/2009HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 108-001-000
  3/6/2009SenateArrive in Senate
  3/6/2009SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading
  3/6/2009SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. J. Bradley Burzynski
  3/6/2009SenateFirst Reading
  3/6/2009SenateReferred to Assignments
  4/22/2009SenateAssigned to Elections
  4/29/2009SenatePostponed - Elections
  5/6/2009SenateDo Pass Elections; 007-000-000
  5/6/2009SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading May 7, 2009
  5/7/2009SenateSecond Reading
  5/7/2009SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 12, 2009
  5/15/2009SenateThird Reading - Passed; 050-000-000
  5/15/2009HousePassed Both Houses
  6/12/2009HouseSent to the Governor
  8/11/2009HouseGovernor Approved
  8/11/2009HouseEffective Date August 11, 2009
  8/11/2009HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 96-0239

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