90th General Assembly
Summary of SB0713
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Short description: 
FIRE DEPARTMENT PROMOTION ACT                                              

Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
        Creates  the  Fire  Department  Promotion  Act.   Provides   that      
   promotions  in municipal fire departments and fire protection district      
   fire  departments  shall  be  based  upon  a  pass/fail   examination,      
   seniority  within  the department, and veteran's preference.  Requires      
   promotion of the person at the top of the promotion  list.   Pre-empts      
   home rule, but exempts Chicago.  Contains other provisions.  Effective      
        SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 1.                                                
        Deletes everything after the enacting clause except the short          
          STATE MANDATES FISCAL NOTE (DCCA)                                    
          SB 713 fails to create a State mandate.                              
          HOME RULE NOTE                                                       
          SB 713 preempts home rule authority.                                 
          FISCAL NOTE (DCCA)                                                   
          SB713 imposes no additional requirements and does not have a         
          fiscal impact on units of local gov't.                               
        HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 2.                                                 
        Changes the short title to the Municipal Fire Department Promo-        
   tion Act.                                                                   
Last action on Bill: SESSION SINE DIE

   Last action date: 99-01-12

           Location: Senate

 Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE -   1     SENATE -   1


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