Governor Quinn Takes Bill Action **Friday, February 4, 2011** Print
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Written by Laurel White   
Monday, 07 February 2011 14:32

CHICAGO – February 4, 2011. Governor Pat Quinn today took action on the following bills:

Bill No.: HB 1631

Extends the Marquette TIF District in the Village of Romeoville from 23 years (ending in 2012) to 35 years (ending in 2024).

An Act Concerning: Local government

Action: Signed                        

Effective Date: Immediately

 

Bill No.: HB 1720

Expands the definition of a “hospital” to include “buildings on a campus” and aligns the definition of “campus” with the definition used by federal Medicare regulations.

An Act Concerning: Regulation

Action: Signed                        

Effective Date: Immediately

 

Bill No.: HB 5178

Exempts ticket sales and membership fees sold at the Brookfield Zoo from a municipal amusement tax.

An Act Concerning: Revenue

Action: Signed                        

Effective Date: Immediately

 

Bill No.: HB 5417

Removes language providing that members of a downstate police pension fund receive a “pro rata” share of the benefits should such fund have insufficient money to pay the entirety of the benefits owed to its members.

An Act Concerning: Public Employee Benefits

Action: Signed                        

Effective Date: Immediately

 

Bill No.: SB 902

Deletes a provision regarding the dispensation of money from the State Migratory Waterfowl Stamp Fund, which is in conflict with another state law.

An Act Concerning: Fish

Action: Signed                        

Effective Date: Immediately

Bill No.: SB 2525

Ensures insurance availability for state employees and their dependents, and makes corrective changes regarding the Military Leave of Absence Act.

An Act Concerning: Public Employee Benefits

Action: Signed                        

Effective Date: Immediately

 

Bill No.: SB 3342

Provides that instruments issued by the Bi-State Development Authority mature at 40 years - rather than 30 years - after the date of issuance.

An Act Concerning: State Government

Action: Signed                        

Effective Date: Immediately

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