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 Bill Status of SB0226  94th General Assembly


Senate Sponsors
Sen. John J. Cullerton

House Sponsors
(Rep. Paul D. Froehlich - Monique D. Davis)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  6/14/2005SenatePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 94-0028

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
5 ILCS 120/2.02from Ch. 102, par. 42.02
5 ILCS 120/2.06from Ch. 102, par. 42.06

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Open Meetings Act. Requires that public bodies with websites maintained by their own staff must post on their websites the following information, for the specified periods, with respect to their meetings: (i) the agenda of a regular meeting, until the meeting is conducted; (ii) the annual schedule of regular meetings, until public notice of another schedule is approved; (iii) notice of a regular meeting, until the meeting is conducted; and (iv) minutes of an open meeting, for at least 60 days after posting. Changes the deadline for any type of public notice of the agenda of a regular meeting from 48 to 72 hours before the meeting.

Senate Floor Amendment No. 1
Deletes everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Open Meetings Act. With respect to a public body that has a website maintained by the public body's full-time staff, requires that the public body post on the website (i) notice of any agenda of a regular meeting of the public body's governing body, (ii) notice of all meetings of the governing body, and (iii) beginning July 1, 2006, minutes of regular meetings of the governing body open to the public. Specifies how long the postings must remain on the website. Provides that failure to post on the website does not invalidate meetings or actions of the governing body. Makes other changes.

DateChamber Action
  2/2/2005SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. John J. Cullerton
  2/2/2005SenateFirst Reading
  2/2/2005SenateReferred to Rules
  2/3/2005SenateAssigned to Executive
  2/24/2005SenateDo Pass Executive; 012-000-000
  2/24/2005SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading March 1, 2005
  3/1/2005SenateSecond Reading
  3/1/2005SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading March 2, 2005
  4/6/2005SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. John J. Cullerton
  4/6/2005SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules
  4/7/2005SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Executive
  4/12/2005SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Recommend Do Adopt Executive; 011-000-000
  4/14/2005SenateRecalled to Second Reading
  4/14/2005SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Adopted; Cullerton
  4/14/2005SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading
  4/14/2005SenateThird Reading - Passed; 057-000-000
  4/14/2005HouseArrived in House
  4/14/2005HousePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading
  4/14/2005HouseChief House Sponsor Rep. Paul D. Froehlich
  4/14/2005HouseFirst Reading
  4/14/2005HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  4/20/2005HouseAssigned to State Government Administration Committee
  4/27/2005HouseDo Pass / Short Debate State Government Administration Committee; 009-000-000
  4/28/2005HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  5/3/2005HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  5/3/2005HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  5/4/2005HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Monique D. Davis
  5/5/2005HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 115-000-000
  5/5/2005SenatePassed Both Houses
  6/3/2005SenateSent to the Governor
  6/14/2005SenateGovernor Approved
  6/14/2005SenateEffective Date January 1, 2006
  6/14/2005SenatePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 94-0028

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