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 Bill Status of HB4614  95th General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Constance A. Howard - LaShawn K. Ford

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/13/2009HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
15 ILCS 20/50-11 new
30 ILCS 105/13.6 new

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the State Budget Law and the State Finance Act. Provides that, beginning with fiscal year 2009, the General Assembly must make appropriations in each fiscal year sufficient to fund legislative member initiatives. Each member is entitled to designate initiatives totaling up to 1/177th of 1% of the total appropriations for the fiscal year. Designations must be made in writing and filed on or before May 1 immediately before the beginning of the fiscal year with the Speaker by Representatives and with the President by Senators. Requires the Governor to include an amount sufficient for these purposes in the budget submitted by the Governor. Makes a continuing appropriation if the General Assembly fails to make sufficient appropriations. Defines a "legislative member initiative". Effective immediately.

DateChamber Action
  1/24/2008HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Constance A. Howard
  1/25/2008HouseFirst Reading
  1/25/2008HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/13/2008HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. LaShawn K. Ford
  3/3/2008HouseAssigned to State Government Administration Committee
  3/12/2008HouseMotion Do Pass - Lost State Government Administration Committee; 005-006-000
  3/12/2008HouseRemains in State Government Administration Committee
  3/14/2008HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  1/13/2009HouseSession Sine Die

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