Bill Status of SB3211  97th General Assembly


Senate Sponsors
Sen. Wm. Sam McCann - Jacqueline Y. Collins - Laura M. Murphy - Linda Holmes, Bill Cunningham, Melinda Bush, Steve Stadelman, David Koehler, Jil Tracy, Emil Jones, III, Cristina Castro, Pamela J. Althoff, Toi W. Hutchinson and Neil Anderson

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/9/2019SenateSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
20 ILCS 3932/5
20 ILCS 3932/10
20 ILCS 3932/15
20 ILCS 3932/20
20 ILCS 3932/25
20 ILCS 3932/25.5 new
20 ILCS 3932/35 new
20 ILCS 3932/40 new

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Commission Act. Provides that the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Commission shall be composed of 11 Commissioners (currently, members) that are appointed by the Governor with the advice and consent of the Senate. Requires at least 7 (currently, 6) commissioners of the Commission to be people who are deaf, deafblind, or hard of hearing. Specifies the membership of the Commission. Modifies the qualifications and duties of the Director of the Commission. Provides that the added Director qualifications shall apply to anyone who becomes Director on or after the effective date of this amendatory Act. Establishes the Director as the chief executive officer of the Commission. Modifies a Section concerning the powers and duties of the Commission. Creates separate provisions specifying the powers of the Commission. Authorizes the Commission to make specified grants, bequests, agreements, and contracts. Defines "commissioner".

DateChamber Action
  2/16/2018SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Wm. Sam McCann
  2/16/2018SenateFirst Reading
  2/16/2018SenateReferred to Assignments
  2/27/2018SenateAssigned to State Government
  3/1/2018SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Jacqueline Y. Collins
  3/1/2018SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Laura M. Murphy
  3/1/2018SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Linda Holmes
  3/1/2018SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Bill Cunningham
  3/1/2018SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Melinda Bush
  3/1/2018SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Steve Stadelman
  3/1/2018SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. David Koehler
  3/1/2018SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Jil Tracy
  3/1/2018SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Emil Jones, III
  3/1/2018SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Cristina Castro
  3/2/2018SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Pamela J. Althoff
  3/6/2018SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Toi W. Hutchinson
  3/7/2018SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Neil Anderson
  4/4/2018SenatePostponed - State Government
  4/12/2018SenateDo Pass State Government; 007-000-000
  4/12/2018SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading April 17, 2018
  4/19/2018SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Wm. Sam McCann
  4/19/2018SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Referred to Assignments
  4/23/2018SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Assignments Refers to State Government
  4/25/2018SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Postponed - State Government
  4/27/2018SenateRule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As May 3, 2018
  5/3/2018SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Recommend Do Adopt State Government; 007-000-000
  5/3/2018SenateRule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments
  1/9/2019SenateSession Sine Die