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Governor Quinn Takes Bill Action **Tuesday, January 7, 2014** PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Brooke Anderson   
Wednesday, 08 January 2014 10:56

CHICAGO – Governor Pat Quinn today took action on the following bills:

Bill No.: HB 1002

An Act Concerning: Education

Allows Lebanon Community Unit School District 9 to issue bonds.

Action: Signed

Effective Date: Immediately

Bill No.: HB 2618

An Act Concerning: Regulation

Amends the Illinois Insurance Code regarding mine subsidence coverage.

Action: Vetoed

 

Bill No.: SB 116

An Act Concerning: Government

Provides that if specific property is no longer used for charitable, educational or public purposes, the title shall revert to the State.

Action: Signed

Effective Date: Immediately

 

Bill No.: SB 492

An Act Concerning: Local government

Provides that any actions taken on design-bid contracts and related procurements entered into or commenced over a specific period are covered under a five year sunset extension.

Action: Signed

Effective Date: Immediately

 

Bill No.: SB 853

An Act Concerning: Safety

Establishes a license for youth to hunt while supervised by a parent, grandparent or guardian who has a valid hunting license.

Action: Signed

Effective Date: Immediately

 

Bill No.: SB 1007

An Act Concerning: Criminal law

Clarifies that defendants charged with prostitution are eligible for specialized services in mental health courts.

Action: Signed

Effective Date: Immediately

 

Bill No.: SB 1523

An Act Concerning: Public employee benefits

Reforms the Chicago Park District Pension Fund.

Action: Signed

Effective Date: June 1, 2014. Many of the provisions take effect Jan. 1, 2015.

 

Bill No.: SB 1595

An Act Concerning: Finance

Allows the Chester Community Unit School District to access energy efficiency grants.

Action: Signed

Effective Date: Immediately

 

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Loebsack Representative to Hold Office Hours PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Joe Hand   
Tuesday, 07 January 2014 08:30

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Dave Loebsack will have a member of his staff in Clinton County for open office hours. Henry Marquard, Loebsack’s District Representative, will be at the following locations. Marquard will be on hand to work with individuals who are having difficulty with a government agency, have suggestions for Dave, or would just like to share their concerns. Members of the public are invited to attend. Marquard holds regular office hours throughout Eastern Iowa.

If residents are unable to attend but have a concern to share with the Congressman, please call our district office toll-free at 1-866-914-IOWA (4692)

Marquard’s schedule is as follows.

 

Tuesday, Jan. 14

Camanche
9:00 – 10:00 AM

Camanche City Hall

917 Third Street

 

Clinton

11:00 AM – NOON

Clinton City Hall

611 South Third Street, 1st Floor

 

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AGENDA SCOTT COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS January 2, 2014 PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Renee Luze-Johnson   
Thursday, 02 January 2014 09:51
Thursday, January 2, 2014

Organizational Meeting - 11:00 am

Board Room, 1st Floor, Administrative Center

1. Roll Call: Sunderbruch, Cusack, Earnhardt, Hancock, Minard

2. Pledge of Allegiance.

3. Motion for election of chair.

Moved by _____ Seconded by _____

Ayes

Nays

4. Motion for election of vice-chair.

Moved by _____ Seconded by _____

Ayes

Nays

5. Approval of committee chair appointments.

Moved by _____ Seconded by _____

Ayes

Nays

6. Approval of appointment of supervisors to boards and commissions.

Moved by _____ Seconded by _____

Ayes

Nays

7. Resolution approving the designation of the North Scott Press as an official Scott

County newspaper.

Moved by _____ Seconded by _____

Ayes

Nays

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Other Items of Interest

8. Adjourned.

Moved by _____ Seconded by _____

Ayes

Nays

 
Governor Quinn Takes Bill Action **Sunday, December 29, 2013** PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Brooke Anderson   
Monday, 30 December 2013 09:27

CHICAGO – Governor Pat Quinn today took action on the following bill:

 

Bill No.: HB 1604

An Act Concerning: Revenue

Allows county assessors in counties with a population fewer than 3,000,000 people to consider any property erroneously granted a homestead exemption as omitted property for that taxable year only.

Action: Signed

Effective Date: Immediately

 

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Governor Quinn Takes Bill Action **Friday, December 27, 2013** PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Brooke Anderson   
Monday, 30 December 2013 08:47

CHICAGO – Governor Pat Quinn today took action on the following bills:

 

Bill No.: HB 2327

An Act Concerning: Courts

Increases both the maximum court automation fee and court document fee from $15 to $25.

Action: Signed

Effective: June 1, 2014

 

Bill No.: HB 2535

An Act Concerning: Regulation

Creates the Developmental Disabilities Regulatory Advisory Board.

Action: Signed

Effective Date: Immediately

 

Bill No.: HB 2778

An Act Concerning: Regulation

Allows rural ambulances to be upgraded to the highest level of EMT license of any person staffing that ambulance.

Action: Signed

Effective Date: Immediately

 

Bill No.: HB 2962

An Act Concerning: Regulation

Allows domestic companies to organize and/or acquire subsidiaries doing any kind of business so long as, before an investment is made, certain standards are met.

Action: Signed

Effective Date: Jan. 1, 2014, except Section 131.14b of the Illinois Insurance Code which will take effect July 1, 2014

 

Bill No.: SB 578

An Act Concerning: Education

Makes changes to the teacher licensure/certification requirements for renewal including professional development in an effort to align with national standards and allows speech/language pathologists to exchange their teaching endorsement to a non-teaching endorsement at no charge.

Action: Signed

Effective: Immediately

 

Bill No.: SB 1470

An Act Concerning: Regulation

Protects consumers by updating state law to match new federal standards for meat and poultry inspection.

Action: Signed

Effective Date: Immediately

 

Bill No.: SB 1600

An Act Concerning: Regulation

Cleans up language affecting registered sex offender fees and provides more time for implementation of various provisions.

Action: Signed

Effective: Immediately

 

Bill No.: SB 1787

An Act Concerning: State Government

Allows the Comptroller to deny, revoke or suspend a funeral home license if the applicant or licensee engages in a lockout and the Comptroller believes the lockout is negatively impacting the consumer.

Action: Signed

Effective: Immediately

 

Bill No.: SB 2071

An Act Concerning: Local Government

Extends Tax Increment Financing districts for the following municipalities: Village of Germantown, Gibson City, Village of Washington Park, and the City of Harvey.

Action: Signed

Effective: Immediately

 

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