Governor Quinn Takes Bill Action **Tuesday, August 13, 2013** PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Brooke Anderson   
Wednesday, 14 August 2013 11:36

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

Bill No.: HB 922

An Act Concerning: Employment

Extends the period of time that contractors and subcontractors must maintain certain kinds of employment records.

Action: Signed

Effective: Jan. 1, 2014

 

Bill No.: HB 1200

An Act Concerning: Local Government

Reduces the number of free days a museum or aquarium must offer to Illinois residents from 52 to 26.

Action: Vetoed

Effective: Immediately

 

A copy of the veto message is attached.

 

Bill No.: HB 1345

An Act Concerning: Transportation

Re-enacts the Fatal Accident Memorial Marker Program known as “Adam’s Law” which authorizes the creation of memorial markers in memory of accident victims.

Action: Signed

Effective: Immediately

 

Bill No.: HB 1522

An Act Concerning:

Expands the authority of DuPage County and Peoria County to manage and maintain their stormwater preparedness.

Action: Signed

Effective: Immediately

Bill No.: HB 1650

An Act Concerning: Fish

Requires commercial fishermen to obtain a sport fishing license, expands definition of “commercial fishing device” to include any watercraft used as a primary collection device, and requires commercial fishermen to obtain commercial watercraft device tag for such watercraft.

Action: Signed
Effective: Jan. 1, 2014

 

Bill No.: HB 1814

An Act Concerning: Transportation

Authorizes suspension of a driver’s license for speeding in a work zone if the current violation and at least one previous violation occurred when workers were present.

Action: Signed

Effective: Jan. 1, 2014

 

Bill No.: HB 2322

An Act Concerning: Education

Expands qualifications of professionals who may provide school social work services and authorizes implementation of social and emotional education programs, including bullying prevention and intervention.

Action: Signed

Effective: Immediately

 

Bill No.: HB 2517

An Act Concerning: Regulation

Updates the Veterinary Medicine and Surgery Practice Act of 2004.

Action: Signed

Effective: Dec. 31, 2013

 

Bill No.: HB 3270

An Act Concerning: State Government

Creates the Hispanic Employment Plan Advisory Council to assist the Illinois Department of Central Management Services in preparing the State Hispanic Employment Plan.

Action: Signed

Effective: Jan. 1, 2014

Bill No.: HB 3349

An Act Concerning: Safety

House Bill 3349 creates the Drycleaner Environmental Response Trust Fund (“Fund”) Task Force to recommend fiscal solutions to the growing backlog and eventual Fund deficit.

Action: Signed

Effective: Immediately

 

Bill No.: SB 1226

An Act Concerning: Health

Requires all autopsies to include an inquiry to determine whether a death is a direct result of a seizure or epilepsy.

Action: Signed

Effective: Jan. 1, 2014

 

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