Governor Quinn Takes Bill Action **Friday, January 25, 2013** PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Erin Wilson   
Saturday, 26 January 2013 10:37

CHICAGO– January 25, 2013. Governor Pat Quinn today took action on the following bills:

Bill No.: HB 1299   

An Act Concerning: Revenue  

Allows a referendum to combine the question of a maximum aggregate extension with the question of forming or establishing a new taxing district.  

Action: Signed  

Effective Date: June 1  


Bill No.: HB 3804  

An Act Concerning: Criminal Law  

Makes various technical changes to the Criminal Code of 1961 including changing the short title of the Criminal Code of 1961 to the Criminal Code of 2012.  

Action: Signed  

Effective Date:  Immediately  


Bill No.: HB 3816

An Act Concerning: State Government

Transfers certain violence prevention responsibilities from the Illinois Violence Prevention Authority to the Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority and creates the Violence Prevention Fund.

Action: Signed

Effective Date: Effective immediately, some sections take effect June 30

Bill No.: HB 4866

An Act Concerning: Business

Requires gas stations to provide by Jan. 1, 2014 at least one ADA compliant motor fuel dispenser and display a direct telephone number to the station at the dispenser.

Action: Signed

Effective Date: June 1

Bill No.: HB 5315

An Act Concerning: Government

Allows commissioners of drainage districts and directors of soil and water conservation districts to participate in alternative, non-electronic training of the Open Meetings Act and sets requirements for the alternative course of training.

Action: Signed

Effective Date: Immediately

Bill No.: HB 5495

An Act Concerning: Local Government

Establishes the aggregate extension base for West Northfield School District No. 31 in Cook County as $12,654,592 for levy year 2012.

Action: Signed

Effective Date: Immediately

Bill No.: HB 5528

An Act Concerning: Safety

Creates the First Informer Broadcasters Act which ensures training and planning for broadcasters responding to disasters.

Action: Signed

Effective Date: Immediately

Bill No.: HB 5825

An Act Concerning: Education

Makes the State Charter School Commission an independent commission and provides that the State Board Education shall provide administrative support to the Commission as needed.

Action: Signed

Effective Date: Immediately


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