Governor Quinn Takes Bill Action **Thursday, August 25, 2011** Print
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Written by Katelyn Tye   
Friday, 26 August 2011 09:03

CHICAGO – August 25, 2011. Governor Pat Quinn today took action on the following bills:  

   

Bill No.: HB 78  

An Act Concerning: Education  

Creates the offense of criminal trespass to a safe school zone.  

Action: Signed  

Effective Date: Jan. 1  

   

Bill No.: HB 190  

An Act Concerning: Education  

Allows for at least 5 charter schools in the Chicagoland area to educate students from low-performing or overcrowded schools and also be devoted to those high school students at risk of dropping out.   

Action: Amendatorily Vetoed  

Effective Date: Immediately  

   

Bill No.: HB 237  

An Act Concerning: State Government  

Creates the Illinois Sesquicentennial of the American Civil War Commission.     

Action: Signed  

Effective Date: Immediately  

   

Bill No.: HB 242  

An Act Concerning: Local Government  

Creates a timeframe for counties to respond to requests from townships to demolish or repair buildings considered to be a nuisance or hazard to the community and extends the time allowed for townships to pay back loans on new building projects.  

Action: Signed  

Effective Date: Immediately  

   

Bill No.: HB 299  

An Act Concerning: Public Health  

Creates a reporting requirement for all CD4 and HIV viral load test results.  

Action: Signed  

Effective Date: Jan. 1  


Bill No.: HB 806  

An Act Concerning: Safety  

Places notification requirements on landowners who apply sludge to farmland.  

Action: Signed  

Effective Date: Immediately  

   

Bill No.: HB 1056  

An Act Concerning: Local Government  

Allows municipalities to adopt rules of procedure concerning participation during public hearings.  

Action: Signed  

Effective Date: Immediately  

   

Bill No.: HB 1069  

An Act Concerning: Local Government  

Requires director of the Illinois State Police to develop a process for waiver applications for qualified State police officers to act as death and homicide investigators and may grant waivers.  

Action: Signed  

Effective Date: Jan. 1  

   

Bill No.: HB 1095  

An Act Concerning: State Government  

The bill prohibits the use of controls in forced air heating equipment "in any non-residential structure,” except for structures used for production agriculture, and provides for criminal penalties for violations of rebuilt flame safeguard controls.  

Action: Signed  

Effective Date: Jan. 1  

   

Bill No.: HB 1153  

An Act Concerning: Civil Law  

Creates the Illinois Residential Real Property Transfer on Death Instrument Act.  

Action:  Signed  

Effective Date: Jan. 1  

   

Bill No.: HB 1193  

An Act Concerning: Insurance  

Sets an 18-month time limit for insurance companies to recoup payments made to providers in error.  

Action: Signed  

Effective Date: Jan. 1  

   

Bill No.: HB 1218  

An Act Concerning: Revenue  

Changes a number of requirements concerning tax sales and other changes to the property tax code.  

Action: Signed  

Effective Date: July 1, 2012  


Bill No.: HB 1488  

An Act Concerning: State Government  

Creates a Management Improvement Initiative Committee to implement recommendations made in a report concerning streamlining oversight of human service providers.  

Action: Signed  

Effective Date: Immediately  

   

Bill No.: HB 1571  

An Act Concerning: Education  

Makes technical changes to the Care of Students with Diabetes Act.  

Action: Signed  

Effective Date: Immediately  

   

Bill No.: HB 1908  

An Act Concerning: Criminal Law  

Prohibits persons on parole/release for meth charges to buy pseudoephedrine unless prescribed by a physician.  

Action: Signed  

Effective Date: Jan. 1  

   

Bill No.: HB 1909  

An Act Concerning: Local Government  

Amends service of process requirements under the Counties Code for property owners who have repeatedly violated the code.  

Action: Signed  

Effective Date: Jan. 1  

   

Bill No.: HB 1929  

An Act Concerning: Corrections  

Increases from $2 to $5 the amount of co-payment the Illinois Department of Corrections is authorized to collect for non-emergency medical and dental care from inmates.  

Action: Signed  

Effective Date: Jan. 1  

   

Bill No.: HB 1973  

An Act Concerning: State Government  

Amends the fee-splitting prohibition in the Illinois Optometric Practice Act of 1987.  

Action: Signed  

Effective Date: Immediately  

   

Bill No.: HB 2094  

An Act Concerning: Wildlife  

Clarifies the definition of “baiting” in the Wildlife Code.  

Action: Signed  

Effective Date: Immediately  


Bill No.: HB 2193  

An Act Concerning: Criminal Law  

Creates a criminal offense for possession and sale of caustic and noxious substances, and provides for restrictions on the purchase or acquisition of corrosive or caustic acid.   

Action: Signed  

Effective Date: Immediately  

   

Bill No.: HB 2362  

An Act Concerning: Civil Law  

Clarifies how a defendant’s medical records are given to a court-appointed expert for a determination of the defendant’s fitness to stand trial.  

Action: Signed  

Effective Date: Jan. 1  

   

Bill No.: HB 2804  

An Act Concerning: Wildlife  

Allows for the donation of unwanted or unclaimed deer meat by licensed meat processors.  

Action: Signed  

Effective Date: Immediate  

   

Bill No.: HB 3005  

An Act Concerning: Parentage  

Restricts the definition of the term “parent” as it relates to child protection proceedings in juvenile court.   

Action: Signed  

Effective Date: Immediately  

   

Bill No.: HB 3012  

An Act Concerning: Civil Law  

Requires stable keepers to have an enforceable lien for the cost of unpaid boarding and related expenses for horses as well as all personal property left on the premises.  

Action: Signed  

Effective Date: Jan. 1  

   

Bill No.: HB 3115  

An Act Concerning: Education  

Authorizes the Illinois State Board of Education to provide funding to K-12 public and private schools for the purchase of selected textbooks through a new state block grant, replacing the former Illinois Textbook Loan Program.  

Action: Signed  

Effective Date: Immediately  


Bill No.: HB 3237  

An Act Concerning: Employment  

Creates a criminal penalty of a Class A misdemeanor for violating the Prevailing Wage Act and debars those convicted or found guilty of violations of the Act for a period of 4 years.  Permits state, local and federal law enforcement agencies to obtain relevant documents from contractors and subcontractors.  Also, ensures that officers and agents of corporations who perform prevailing wage work are held accountable for the actions of their corporations.  

Action: Signed  

Effective Date: Jan. 1  

   

Bill No.: HB 3300  

An Act Concerning: Criminal Law  

Amends the Rights of Crime Victims and Witnesses Act regarding victim impact statements at sentencing hearings and expands the duties of victim advocate personnel.     

Action: Signed  

Effective Date: Jan. 1  

   

Bill No.: HB 3414  

An Act Concerning: State Government  

Transfers the Illinois Main Street Program to the Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity and the Illinois Green Government Coordinating Council to the Governor’s Office.  

Action: Signed  

Effective Date: Immediately  

   

   

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