Bill Status of HB1575  102nd General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Bill Mitchell - Donald L. Moffitt - Robert F. Flider, Jack D. Franks and Linda Chapa LaVia

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. Richard J. Winkel, Jr., Deanna Demuzio, Pamela J. Althoff, Gary G. Dahl, Todd Sieben and John O. Jones)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  7/14/2005HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 94-0216

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act
30 ILCS 105/5.640 new

Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Illinois AgrAbility Act. Provides that the Department of Agriculture, in cooperation with the University of Illinois Extension, shall contract with a non-profit disability service provider or other entity that assists disabled farmers, to establish and administer the Illinois AgrAbility Program in order to assist individuals who are engaged in farming or an agriculture-related activity and who have been affected by disability. Sets forth services to be provided by the Illinois AgrAbility Program. Sets forth eligibility requirements for the Program. Creates the Illinois AgrAbility Fund, a special fund created in the State treasury and, subject to appropriation, provides that moneys in the Fund may be expended for the Illinois AgrAbility Program and for no other purpose. Requires the University of Illinois Extension to submit certain documents to the Department of Agriculture. Amends the State Finance Act to create the Illinois AgrAbility Fund. Effective immediately.

DateChamber Action
  2/15/2005HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Bill Mitchell
  2/16/2005HouseFirst Reading
  2/16/2005HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/17/2005HouseAssigned to Agriculture & Conservation Committee
  2/23/2005HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Agriculture & Conservation Committee; 014-000-000
  2/24/2005HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  2/24/2005HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Donald L. Moffitt
  2/24/2005HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Robert F. Flider
  2/25/2005HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  2/25/2005HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  3/10/2005HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 113-000-000
  3/15/2005SenateArrive in Senate
  3/15/2005SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading
  3/15/2005SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. Richard J. Winkel, Jr.
  3/15/2005HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jack D. Franks
  3/15/2005HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Linda Chapa LaVia
  3/15/2005SenateFirst Reading
  3/15/2005SenateReferred to Rules
  3/25/2005SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Deanna Demuzio
  4/21/2005SenateAssigned to Agriculture & Conservation
  5/3/2005SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Pamela J. Althoff
  5/4/2005SenateDo Pass Agriculture & Conservation; 008-000-000
  5/4/2005SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading May 5, 2005
  5/4/2005SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Gary G. Dahl
  5/4/2005SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Todd Sieben
  5/4/2005SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. John O. Jones
  5/10/2005SenateSecond Reading
  5/10/2005SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 11, 2005
  5/16/2005SenateThird Reading - Passed; 051-000-000
  5/16/2005HousePassed Both Houses
  6/14/2005HouseSent to the Governor
  7/14/2005HouseGovernor Approved
  7/14/2005HouseEffective Date July 14, 2005
  7/14/2005HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 94-0216