Illinois General Assembly - Bill Status for SB0259
Illinois General Assembly

  Bills & Resolutions  
  Compiled Statutes  
  Public Acts  
  Legislative Reports  
  IL Constitution  
  Legislative Guide  
  Legislative Glossary  

 Search By Number
 (example: HB0001)
Search Tips

Search By Keyword

 Bill Status of SB0259  103rd General Assembly


Senate Sponsors
Sen. Deanna Demuzio and Dale E. Risinger

House Sponsors
(Rep. Sara Feigenholtz - Jim Watson - Mike Boland - Robert W. Pritchard - Gary Hannig, Patrick J Verschoore and Angelo Saviano)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  9/12/2007SenatePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 95-0617

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
225 ILCS 312/10
225 ILCS 312/25
225 ILCS 312/45

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Elevator Safety and Regulation Act. Removes certain references to the design of elevators and related apparatuses. Provides that an applicant for an elevator mechanic's license who makes application by demonstrating to the Office of the State Fire Marshal acceptable proof that he or she has worked as an elevator constructor, maintenance, or repair person for the equipment that a licensee of the Act is authorized to install must make application to the Office by December 31, 2007 (rather than May 1, 2006), but that all licenses issued under those terms between May 1, 2006 and the effective date of the amendatory Act are deemed valid. Adds one representative of the senior citizen population who is appointed by the Governor to the Elevator Safety Review Board. Effective immediately.

House Committee Amendment No. 1
Deletes reference to:
225 ILCS 312/10
225 ILCS 312/25
225 ILCS 312/45
Adds reference to:
New Act
5 ILCS 80/4.19b new
5 ILCS 80/4.28 new
30 ILCS 105/5.675 new
735 ILCS 5/8-911from Ch. 110, par. 8-911
735 ILCS 5/8-912 new

Deletes everything after the enacting clause. Creates the Interpreter for the Deaf Licensure Act of 2007 to replace the Interpreters for the Deaf Act. Provides for the regulation of interpreters for the deaf through licensure by the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Commission. Establishes the Board of Interpreters. Grants certain administrative powers and duties to the Department of Financial and Professional Regulation. Preempts home rule. Amends the Regulatory Sunset Act to set a repeal date of January 1, 2009 for the Interpreters for the Deaf Act and January 1, 2018 for the Interpreter for the Deaf Licensure Act of 2007. Amends the State Finance Act to create the Interpreters for the Deaf Fund. Amends the Code of Civil Procedure to add a provision concerning privileged communications involving interpreters for the hearing impaired. Effective immediately.

DateChamber Action
  2/7/2007SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. M. Maggie Crotty
  2/7/2007SenateFirst Reading
  2/7/2007SenateReferred to Rules
  2/21/2007SenateAssigned to Licensed Activities
  3/2/2007SenateDo Pass Licensed Activities; 008-000-000
  3/2/2007SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading March 2, 2007
  3/2/2007SenateSecond Reading
  3/2/2007SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading March 6, 2007
  3/8/2007SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Dale E. Risinger
  3/8/2007SenateThird Reading - Passed; 057-000-000
  3/8/2007HouseArrived in House
  3/8/2007HousePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading
  3/13/2007HouseChief House Sponsor Rep. Thomas Holbrook
  3/13/2007HouseFirst Reading
  3/13/2007HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  4/30/2007HouseAssigned to Registration and Regulation Committee
  5/18/2007HouseCommittee Deadline Extended-Rule 9(b) May 25, 2007
  5/25/2007HouseFinal Action Deadline Extended-9(b) May 31, 2007
  5/31/2007HouseAlternate Chief Sponsor Changed to Rep. Sara Feigenholtz
  5/31/2007HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Jim Watson
  5/31/2007HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Mike Boland
  5/31/2007HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Robert W. Pritchard
  5/31/2007HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Gary Hannig
  5/31/2007HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Patrick J Verschoore
  5/31/2007HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Angelo Saviano
  5/31/2007HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  6/1/2007SenateChief Sponsor Changed to Sen. Deanna Demuzio
  6/13/2007HouseFinal Action Deadline Extended-9(b) June 15, 2007
  6/13/2007HouseAssigned to Registration and Regulation Committee
  6/15/2007HouseFinal Action Deadline Extended-9(b) June 22, 2007
  6/20/2007HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Registration and Regulation Committee
  6/20/2007HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted in Registration and Regulation Committee; by Voice Vote
  6/20/2007HouseDo Pass as Amended / Short Debate Registration and Regulation Committee; 017-000-000
  6/20/2007HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  6/20/2007HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  6/20/2007HouseHeld on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Short Debate
  6/21/2007HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  6/21/2007House3/5 Vote Required
  6/21/2007HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 086-012-000
  6/27/2007SenateSecretary's Desk - Concurrence House Amendment(s) 01
  6/27/2007SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of Concurrence House Amendment(s) 01-June 28, 2007
  6/27/2007SenateHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Filed with Secretary Sen. Deanna Demuzio
  6/27/2007SenateHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Referred to Rules
  7/10/2007SenateHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Rules Referred to Licensed Activities
  7/11/2007SenateHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Motion To Concur Recommended Do Adopt Licensed Activities; 006-000-000
  7/11/2007SenateHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 3/5 Vote Required
  7/11/2007SenateHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Senate Concurs 051-000-000
  7/11/2007SenatePassed Both Houses
  8/9/2007SenateSent to the Governor
  9/12/2007SenateGovernor Approved
  9/12/2007SenateEffective Date September 12, 2007
  9/12/2007SenatePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 95-0617

Back To Top