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 Bill Status of HB2492  93rd General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Robert Rita - George Scully, Jr. - William Davis - Robin Kelly - Monique D. Davis and Constance A. Howard

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. Emil Jones, Jr. - Edward D. Maloney)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/11/2005HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act

Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Southwest Suburban Railroad Redevelopment Authority Act. Creates the Southwest Suburban Railroad Redevelopment Authority in the municipalities of Chicago Ridge, Burbank, Bedford Park, Worth, Lansing, Glenwood, Chicago Heights, Robbins, Markham, Tinley Park, Orland Park, Palos Park, Crestwood, Dolton, Riverdale, Harvey, Oak Lawn, Dixmoor, Bridgeview, Alsip, Oak Forest, Midlothian, Palos Heights, Evergreen Park, Posen, Blue Island, and Merrionette Park. Allows the Authority to acquire, sell, and exchange property and to accept grants, loans, and appropriations in order to relocate railroads and roadways and to separate railroad grade crossings. Provides that the Authority shall be governed by a 28-member Board. Provides for the appointment of a Secretary and Treasurer of the Authority. Contains other provisions. Effective immediately.

House Committee Amendment No. 1
Provides that the Southwest Suburban Railroad Development Authority shall embrace the townships of Bloom, Thornton, Calumet, Bremen, Orland, Worth, and Palos (instead of certain municipalities). Reduces the size of the governing board from 28 members to 5 members. Provides that those members shall be appointed by the Governor with the advice and consent of the Senate. Makes other changes.

DateChamber Action
  2/20/2003HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Robert Rita
  2/20/2003HouseFirst Reading
  2/20/2003HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/26/2003HouseAssigned to Local Government Committee
  3/13/2003HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Local Government Committee
  3/13/2003HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted in Local Government Committee; by Voice Vote
  3/13/2003HouseDo Pass as Amended / Short Debate Local Government Committee; 020-000-000
  3/13/2003HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  3/18/2003HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. George Scully, Jr.
  3/18/2003HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. William Davis
  3/18/2003HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Robin Kelly
  3/18/2003HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Monique D. Davis
  3/19/2003HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  3/19/2003HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  3/20/2003HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Constance A. Howard
  3/20/2003HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 078-033-004
  3/21/2003SenateArrive in Senate
  3/21/2003SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading March 24, 2003
  3/21/2003SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. Emil Jones, Jr.
  3/21/2003SenateFirst Reading
  3/21/2003SenateReferred to Rules
  3/24/2003SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Edward D. Maloney
  4/16/2003SenateAssigned to Transportation
  4/30/2003SenateDo Pass Transportation; 009-000-000
  4/30/2003SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading May 1, 2003
  5/6/2003SenateSecond Reading
  5/6/2003SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 7, 2003
  5/16/2003SenateThird Reading Deadline Extended - Rule 2-10, to December 31, 2003.
  7/1/2003SenatePursuant to Senate Rule 3-9(b) / Referred to Rules
  5/13/2004SenateThird Reading Deadline Extended - Rule 2-10, extended to January 11, 2005.
  1/11/2005HouseSession Sine Die

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