Bill Status of HB2608  102nd General Assembly


Short Description:  SEAT OF GOVERNMENT COMMISSION

House Sponsors
Rep. Tim Butler - Mike Murphy - Sue Scherer - Stephanie A. Kifowit

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  4/23/2021HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act


Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Seat of Government Commission Act. Creates the Seat of Government Commission. Provides for membership of the Commission and membership requirements. Provides for meetings of the Commission. Provides that the Office of the Governor shall provide administrative and other support to the Commission. Provides that it shall be the duty of the Commission to serve as a line of communication between the State and local officials in the seat of government, regarding property leases, ownership, and any other issues deemed relevant to interactions between the State government and the seat of government.

House Committee Amendment No. 1
Provides that the 3 public members appointed to the Seat of Government Commission shall reside in Sangamon County, with one such member belonging to a nonprofit organization representing residents and businesses of downtown Springfield. Provides that the chairperson of the Commission shall be selected from among the 3 public members.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/17/2021HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Tim Butler
  2/19/2021HouseFirst Reading
  2/19/2021HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  3/9/2021HouseAssigned to State Government Administration Committee
  3/11/2021HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Mike Murphy
  3/11/2021HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Sue Scherer
  3/16/2021HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Tim Butler
  3/16/2021HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  3/18/2021HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to State Government Administration Committee
  3/24/2021HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted in State Government Administration Committee; by Voice Vote
  3/24/2021HouseDo Pass as Amended / Consent Calendar State Government Administration Committee; 008-000-000
  4/8/2021HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Consent Calendar
  4/12/2021HouseRemoved from Consent Calendar Status Rep. Greg Harris
  4/12/2021HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  4/14/2021HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Stephanie A. Kifowit
  4/15/2021HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Tim Butler
  4/15/2021HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Referred to Rules Committee
  4/20/2021HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Rules Refers to State Government Administration Committee
  4/21/2021HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Recommends Be Adopted State Government Administration Committee; 007-000-000
  4/21/2021HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  4/21/2021HouseHeld on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Short Debate
  4/23/2021HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee