Governor Quinn Takes Bill Action **Monday, August 12, 2013** PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Grant Klinzman   
Tuesday, 13 August 2013 12:07

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

Bill No.: HB 1070

An Act Concerning: Business

Allows a not-for-profit cooperative to be formed for the purpose of marketing and selling byproducts from biogas systems including methane gas and compost.

Action: Signed

Effective: Immediate

Bill No.: HB 1225

An Act Concerning: Education

Requires the Illinois High School Association to post a CPR training video on its website.

Action: Signed

Effective: Immediate

 

Bill No.: HB 2232

An Act Concerning: Local Government

Permits park districts to enter into contracts to purchase energy from utility companies or alternative retail electric suppliers for a term not to exceed three years.

Action: Signed

Effective: Immediate

 

Bill No.: HB 2843

An Act Concerning: Support

Requires Illinois gaming licensees and ADW licensees to withhold from gambling winnings delinquent child support owed by winner.

Action: Signed

Effective: Immediate

 

Bill No.: HB 3233

An Act Concerning: Local Government

Allows fire protection districts to propose a levy via referendum to provide ambulance service.

Action: Signed

Effective: Immediate

 

Bill No.: HB 3255

An Act Concerning: Safety

Allows municipalities and law enforcement to prohibit parade routes from crossing train tracks.

Action: Signed

Effective: Immediate

 

Bill No.: SB 1379

An Act Concerning: Regulation

Expands eligibility for the public utility tax credit.

Action: Signed

Effective: Immediate

Bill No.: SB 1637

An Act Concerning: Conservation

Changes the Open Space Lands Acquisition and Development grant program from a reimbursement program to a hybrid program where at least 50% of the award is paid to the grant recipient at the time the award is announced; the remainder is paid quarterly as work is completed.

Action: Signed

Effective: Immediate

 

Bill No.: SB 1657

An Act Concerning: Revenue

Revises the composition of board of review and revises procedures applicable to complaints filed challenging property assessments.

Action: Signed

Effective: Immediate

 

Bill No.: SB 1693

An Act Concerning: State Government

Allows a peace officer to provide his or her work address in lieu of his or her home address when applying for an Illinois ID card or driver’s license.

Action: Signed
Effective: Jan. 1, 2014

 

Bill No.: SB 1768

An Act Concerning: Fees

Creates the Supreme Court Special Purposes Fund to assist in supporting electronic case filing and management and the operation of committees and commissions established by the Supreme Court.

Action: Signed

Effective: Oct. 1, 2013

 

Bill No.: SB 2245

An Act Concerning: Education

Requires state universities to give priority enrollment to service members and/or veterans.

Action: Signed

Effective: Jan. 1

 

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