Governor Quinn Takes Bill Action **Monday, August 22, 2011** PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Katelyn Tye   
Tuesday, 23 August 2011 10:23

CHICAGO – August 22, 2011. Governor Pat Quinn today took action on the following bills:  

   

Bill No.: HB 220  

An Act Concerning: Regulation  

Automatically revokes the license of healthcare workers convicted of certain sexual criminal acts.  

Action: Signed  

Effective Date: 30 days after becoming law; September 21  

   

Bill No.: HB 279  

An Act Concerning: Public Health  

Mandates hospitals post an anti-discrimination notice, provide a patient with a written statement outlining a patients’ right not to be discriminated against and provide information about how a patient can initiate a grievance if discriminated against.  

Action: Signed  

Effective Date: Immediately  

   

Bill No.: HB 1129  

An Act Concerning: Insurance  

Permits the Director of the Illinois Department of Insurance to specify the form and manner by which insurance companies file annual financial statements and to clarify the associated fee requirements.  

Action: Signed  

Effective Date: Jan. 1  

   

Bill No.: HB 1226  

An Act Concerning: Finance  

Creates additional rules for a subcontractor with a claim on labor or materials furnished to a political subdivision.  

Action: Signed  

Effective Date: Jan. 1  

   

Bill No.: HB 1359  

An Act Concerning: Local Government  

A fire chief, or any other designated officer, may prohibit open burning within a fire protection district on an emergency basis for safety and atmospheric reasons.  

Action: Signed  

Effective Date: Jan. 1  

   

Bill No.: HB 1380  

An Act Concerning: Health Facilities  

Requires that the Department of Public Health establish a surveyor development unit funded from money in the Long Term Care Monitor/Receiver Fund.  

Action: Signed  

Effective Date: Jan. 1  

   

Bill No.: HB 1444  

An Act Concerning: Finance  

Exempts privately-held companies with more than 200 shareholders from completing the Federal 10K reporting when submitting a bid to the State.   

Action: Signed  

Effective Date: Immediately  

   

Bill No.: HB 1458  

An Act Concerning: State Government  

Allows for energy produced through anaerobic digestion of organic matter to be considered a renewable energy resource.  

Action: Signed  

Effective Date: Immediately  

   

Bill No.: HB 1651  

An Act Concerning: Regulation  

Makes various changes to acts regulating the financial industry.  

Action: Signed  

Effective Date: Jan. 1  

   

Bill No.: HB 1699  

An Act Concerning: Civil Law  

Creates an additional way for an assumed or legal father of a child being placed for adoption to voluntarily waive his parental rights and allow the adoption to proceed.  

Action: Signed  

Effective Date: Immediately  

   

Bill No.: HB 1707  

An Act Concerning: Regulation  

Enhances the immunization information available on the Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) website to increase awareness of preventable diseases.  

Action: Signed  

Effective Date: Immediately  

   

Bill No.: HB 2086  

An Act Concerning: Education  

Allows for the immediate transfer of expelled or suspended students to an alternative school or alternative learning program.   

Action: Signed  

Effective Date: Jan 1.  

   

Bill No.: HB 2974  

An Act Concerning: Local Government  

Requires telecommunications carriers to provide written notice to nearby municipalities of their plans to build new facilities 30 days prior to issuing construction permits.  

Action: Signed  

Effective Date: Immediately  

   

Bill No.: HB 3038  

An Act Concerning: Public Utilities  

Provides residential and small commercial customers an opportunity to choose another alternative retail electric supplier (ARES) before being committed to the electric utility for a period of time.  

Action: Signed  

Effective Date: Immediately  

   

Bill No.: HB 3274  

An Act Concerning: Wildlife  

Allows returning Veterans to receive hunting and fishing permits at a reduced price.  

Action: Signed  

Effective Date: April 1, 2012  

   

Bill No.: HB 3403  

An Act Concerning: Transportation  

Provides that prohibition of operating a motor vehicle while a visual display for entertainment or business is visible to the driver while driving does not apply to a navigation display.  

Action: Signed  

Effective Date: Jan. 1  

   

 

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