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 Bill Status of HB5414  98th General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Adam Niemerg, Katie Stuart, Dan Brady, Norine K. Hammond, Carol Ammons, Tony McCombie, Angelica Guerrero-Cuellar and Thomas M. Bennett

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/10/2023HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
50 ILCS 748/7 new

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Volunteer Emergency Worker Job Protection Act. Provides that a community college or public university in this State may not discipline a student who is a volunteer emergency worker if the student, in the scope of acting as a volunteer emergency worker, responds to an emergency phone call or text message during work hours that requests the person's volunteer emergency services during a school day. Provides that such college or university must allow a student who is a volunteer emergency worker to receive up to 5 excused days from class when the student is acting in the scope of a volunteer emergency worker. Provides that, if a student who is a volunteer emergency worker loses time from his or her classes in order to respond to an emergency in the course of performing his or her duties as a volunteer emergency worker, such college or university may request the student to provide the college or university a written statement from a supervisor or acting supervisor of the fire department or governmental entity that the volunteer emergency worker serves stating that the student responded to an emergency and stating the time and date of the emergency.

DateChamber Action
  1/28/2022HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Adam Niemerg
  1/31/2022HouseFirst Reading
  1/31/2022HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/9/2022HouseAssigned to Higher Education Committee
  2/16/2022HouseDo Pass / Consent Calendar Higher Education Committee; 010-000-000
  2/17/2022HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Consent Calendar
  2/17/2022HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Katie Stuart
  2/17/2022HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Dan Brady
  2/17/2022HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Norine K. Hammond
  2/24/2022HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Carol Ammons
  2/24/2022HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Tony McCombie
  2/28/2022HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Angelica Guerrero-Cuellar
  3/1/2022HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Thomas M. Bennett
  3/1/2022HouseSecond Reading - Consent Calendar
  3/1/2022HouseHeld on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Consent Calendar
  3/2/2022HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Consent Calendar
  3/3/2022HouseRemoved from Consent Calendar Status Rep. Greg Harris
  3/3/2022HouseHeld on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Short Debate
  3/4/2022HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  1/10/2023HouseSession Sine Die

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