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 Bill Status of HB0257  95th General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Karen A. Yarbrough, Kurt M. Granberg, Eddie Washington, Marlow H. Colvin, William Davis, Ruth Munson and Kenneth Dunkin

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. Iris Y. Martinez - Jacqueline Y. Collins)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  8/10/2007HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 95-0042

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
775 ILCS 5/3-106from Ch. 68, par. 3-106

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Illinois Human Rights Act. Provides that the limitation under the housing exemptions apply to buildings of 4 or fewer units occupied by the owner (at present, a building with accommodations for not more than 5 families living independently of each other if the lessor or a member of his or her family resides in one dwelling unit). Provides that the listed exemptions for private sales of single family homes and for apartments do not apply to the publication of intent to engage in unlawful discrimination. Effective immediately.

 Fiscal Note (Department of Human Rights)
 The passing of HB 257 would increase the Department of Human Rights' federal funding from HUD by approximately $33,600.00 per year.

DateChamber Action
  1/11/2007HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Karen A. Yarbrough
  1/19/2007HouseFirst Reading
  1/19/2007HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  1/31/2007HouseAssigned to Judiciary I - Civil Law Committee
  2/6/2007HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Kurt M. Granberg
  2/6/2007HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Eddie Washington
  2/6/2007HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Marlow H. Colvin
  2/6/2007HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. William Davis
  2/7/2007HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Judiciary I - Civil Law Committee; 012-000-000
  2/7/2007HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  2/8/2007HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  2/8/2007HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  2/20/2007HouseFiscal Note Filed
  2/22/2007HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 116-000-000
  2/22/2007HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Ruth Munson
  2/22/2007HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Kenneth Dunkin
  2/22/2007SenateArrive in Senate
  2/22/2007SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading February 23, 2007
  2/22/2007SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. Iris Y. Martinez
  2/22/2007SenateFirst Reading
  2/22/2007SenateReferred to Rules
  3/30/2007SenateAssigned to Executive
  4/18/2007SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Jacqueline Y. Collins
  5/2/2007SenateDo Pass Executive; 010-000-000
  5/2/2007SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading May 3, 2007
  5/3/2007SenateSecond Reading
  5/3/2007SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 8, 2007
  5/15/2007SenateThird Reading - Passed; 058-000-000
  5/15/2007HousePassed Both Houses
  6/13/2007HouseSent to the Governor
  8/10/2007HouseGovernor Approved
  8/10/2007HouseEffective Date August 10, 2007
  8/10/2007HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 95-0042

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